New Outlook

Yesterday, I bought new glasses. Its not much of a change, really. Black wire rims. The arms are thicker and more plastic. Its the same professional look I was sporting with the last pair, but the lenses are smaller and closer to my eyes. The nose pieces ride higher on my nose. I likey. As… Continue reading New Outlook

A More Usable Usability

Previously I have seen usability describing ease of using a web site. These four essences of usability are interesting. I believe that to satisfy customers, a Web site must fulfill four distinct needs: Availability: A site that’s unreachable, for any reason, is useless. Responsiveness: Having reached the site, pages that download slowly are likely to… Continue reading A More Usable Usability

Overheard: A New Coworker?

Someone brought a baby. There are lots of strange noises from women making baby speak. The only thing I understood from all of that was, “Do we have a new employee?” Get ’em started young, I guess. Teach ’em to be good employees before they learn to talk back.

links for 2007-09-27

Nerds to auction themselves to women – Yahoo! News (tags: news nerd) ASP.NET AJAX and Performance: Loadrunner 9.0 new features and problems (tags: load_testing.mercury) Sept. 26, 1983: The Man Who Saved the World by Doing … Nothing (tags: history) HP Customer Perspective: HP LoadRunner software – Tips and Tricks for Configuration, Scripting, and Execution –… Continue reading links for 2007-09-27

VM(Night)Mare

So, I need to install software on a couple servers which don’t exist. They are virtual: VMWare ESX. I can see and login to the web site. However, its frustrating to consistently get a working console. I get a partial page with “Error on page.” Going to the error reveals: Browser#ResponseReceived(): invalid content type text/html… Continue reading VM(Night)Mare