Tag: firefox

  • The web was built by hand

    I’ve been a Firefox fan since Firefox was in pre-1.0 beta. Even though it isn’t my primary browser at the moment (wait 5 minutes, my defaults can change without notice), I still love what it stands for and the work the Mozilla Foundation is doing. This video nicely encapsulates that mission: I love this idea […]

  • One of the reasons I stopped using Firefox as my primary browser was something pretty small, but annoying: a seemingly random cursor on the screen. I couldn’t work out how to stop it from appearing when I clicked on the screen until I found this forum post titled “Firefox shows a blinking “edit” cursor in […]

  • Mozilla’s decision to implement DRM code is disappointing and Cory Doctorow’s article titled “Firefox’s adoption of closed-source DRM breaks my heart” is worth reading for his perspectives. I noticed one positive aspect of the Firefox implementation, though – There are other ways in which Mozilla’s DRM is better for user freedom than its commercial competitors’. […]

  • Update (2014-04-30): I tried it out for a bit and then encountered two things that bugged me enough to switch back to Chrome: A blinking cursor on a random space on a page that I have seen in previous versions and irritates me; The Evernote extension is about 2 generations behind the current Chrome and […]

  • I noticed some off rendering issues in Facebook when I view this site in Firefox (pretty much the last few versions), compared to Chrome. This is what this site looks like in Chrome: This is what the site looks like in Firefox (I’m running the stable version 11): I notice 2 issues in Firefox’s rendering. […]

  • I took a look at Chrome’s memory usage a few minutes ago. I switched back to Chrome last week or so after using Firefox for a while as my default. I didn’t have a particularly compelling reason to switch to Chrome from Firefox. I just loaded Chrome and it looked a little cleaner than Firefox […]

  • Besides the actress looking a lot like Julianne Moore, this trailer inviting the next round of Firefox Flicks creators is fun:

  • Update: The site subsequently returned to WordPress. 🙂 After an aborted attempt to migrate this site from its WordPress home of many years over the weekend, I completed the migration to Squarespace yesterday. I really like Squarespace as a platform and while WordPress worked just fine for years I felt it was time for a […]