Monthly Archives: November 2005

Five-Digit Blog Spam

I’ve gotten a few of these curious spam comments recently. They’re fairly reasonable-looking, from a proxy IP (the ones I looked at have been associated with Tor, although I don’t know if Tor was used in this case) and they have an arbitrary five-digit number in the comment. Sometimes there’s a link to [...] upgraded to Movable Type 3.2

I’ve upgraded my Movable Type blog from v2.661 to the all-new, all-singing, all-dancing Movable Type 3.2.
The main impetus was that I hit the disk quota at my hosting provider (a side-effect of too much logging during some Eaton R&D and testing, I think), which caused my MT-Blacklist database to get messed up. I’m taking [...]

Tools for Color-Blind Web Accessibility Testing

VischeckPS, a Photoshop filter for simulating a color-blind view of an image.
Color-blind color palettes to load in Photoshop to simulate a color-blind view of an image.


Imagine a very large coffee table strewn with magazines or books, but you can point at any one of them and it flies up and into full view right away.
Now imagine the coffee table as a web page, and you’ve got Coverpop, yet another great webhack from Jim Bumgardner.
I also really enjoyed Jim’s CoverPop – [...]