spiderwebwoman …

… step into my parlor

Happy (belated) Anniversary

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 7:26 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2004

I just realized it’s been a year since I started blogging. This time last year, the Red Sox were on their way to the World Series and didn’t make it. This year they made it and won!!

Testing Websites for Accessibility with Lynx

Filed under: Accessibility — spiderwebwoman at 6:28 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2004

A few Tips for Using Lynx Lynx, a text-only browser, is also a helpful tool for website designers and developers to test webpages for accessibility.

October 2004 – Microsoft Security Bulletins

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 6:22 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2004

There are 10 updates for October (7 Critical and 3 Important).

Dell Notebook AC Adapter Recall

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 10:10 am on Friday, October 22, 2004

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Dell is voluntarily providing the Customers who purchased certain AC Adapters that were sold for use with some models of Dell LatitudeTM , Dell PrecisionTM  and Dell InspironTM  notebook computers (Part Numbers 9364U, 7832D and 4983D) with a free replacement AC adapter.

Life in a Swing State

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 11:56 am on Sunday, October 17, 2004

Not my entire life, but I just spent a week in Florida and noticed a big difference in the number of political ads running on television and radio. In every TV commercial break, there is at least one political ad – sometimes two. The same goes for radio – there are also 8 referendum items […]

[Australia] Government warned on Web site discrimination

Filed under: Accessibility,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 8:21 pm on Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Computerworld: The man who sued SOCOG over Web site accessibility has warned that rising complaints against government Web sites’ use of PDF documents are being made under commonwealth law. Bruce Maguire, the disabled rights advocate who sued the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games for providing a site inaccessible to blind people, said the […]