Archive for the 'Tech-Rambling' Category
One thing that’s always bothered me about touchpads is that they can be accidentally pressed while typing. In the past, I’ve used a mouse with my notebooks and just disabled the touchpad; however, I am now making more use out of having the notebook actually be mobile (and Splashtop, which allows me to nearly instantly [...]
The more technically inclined a person is, the harder it is for that person to realize what an “average” user knows or doesn’t know. Having worked one-on-one with many high school seniors in the past month or so, I’ve had an interesting insight into their knowledge and habits regarding MS Word. The following is a [...]
There is quite a bit that content owners (these are the people saying, “Put X on the site”) don’t know, which web developers (used in a very broad sense) often assume is common knowledge. This represents the difference in knowledge that developers have compared to normal users. In some cases, the users really should know [...]
You may want to think twice when you hear these said around the office. Feel free to contribute any you’ve heard.
Having to work with Django the past few weeks has been quite the… adventure. My prior experience has primarily been with PHP with only a little Python exposure, so I am largely learning the programming language and the framework at the same time. Today, I had a typical “what the heck is going on” moment [...]