Category Archives: User Experience

Editable menu accelerators under Ubuntu

GNOME, the Linux desktop on top of which Ubuntu’s Unity desktop is built, has this neat feature which allows you to edit the keyboard accelerator associated with any application menu item, simply by opening the menu, hovering over the menu item, and typing the keyboard accelerator you want to use. Unfortunately, the way Ubuntu implemented… Read More »

Fandango discriminates against imaginary Germans

November 26, 2014 Regal Entertainment Group 7132 Regal Lane Knoxville, Tennessee 37918 Fax: 1-865-922-3188 To whom it may concern: I’m writing to you to complain about Fandango, the vendor you’ve selected to exclusively handle on-line sales of Regal tickets. I have been forced to escalate my complaint to you because of Fandango’s completely inept handling… Read More »

Have you enabled do-not-track?

For a while now, the web browser vendors and major purveyors of targeted internet advertising have been working on a proposal for allowing users to prevent web sites from tracking their online activity and using it to “customize their web browsing experience,” a.k.a., displaying targeted advertisements which are, theoretically, tailored to the person viewing them.… Read More »