Archives for July 31, 2012

I am aware, painfully aware, of three separate instances of men acting inappropriately towards a woman that occurred to people I know over the last couple of months. [Trigger warning: Sexual harassment and rape] In once case, a man drove up to a woman who was just getting out of her car, in a relatively…

Curse the appearing ghost menus

Do you know what I’m talking about? They are everywhere. Here are a few places you can find them: In recent WordPress installs, in the comment management section, the menu that gives you “save, edit, spam” etc choices is invisible until you move your cursor near it. In Unity, all the menus are invisible until…

What is probably the worst power outage India’s history had has taken out electricity for fully half the country; This is apparently the “second outage” in two days. I’m not entirely sure how they count outages, however. I’m thinking it is more like a big giant outage that then got much smaller then got much…