Z Hours

By Thomas Macauley on

I spend many hours trying to get navigation access menus to hover over this blog’s flexslider slide show. It looked like a z-index issue between content objects. ‘Was worried that I could no longer trust this Anaximander theme as a basis for other designs. The problem fixed itself this morning while tidying up the site, …

Tax Swing

By Thomas Macauley on

“How the Taxman Cleared the Dance Floor”, by Eric Felten (Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra): These are strange days, when we are told both that tax incentives can transform technologies yet higher taxes will not drag down the economy. So which is it? Do taxes change behavior or not? Of course they do, but often in …

Bag ban

By Thomas Macauley on

News is getting out about the loss to business due to the bag ban. Both theft and honest mistakes create loss. Folks carrying bags between stores will have to use bags to hold un-purchased items… This was predicted. “Shoplifting Increased” -‘Have not yet heard measurement of increased illness due to use of unclean re-usable bags. …

IE8

By Thomas Macauley on

www.youthshakes.org had compatibility issues with older browsers known for compatibility issues… until last night, I believe. I modified the static pages overnight so that IE8 displays content as intended! AOL’s browser still has oversized navigation menu text but otherwise is quite functional. Hopefully I did not successfully break other browser access 🙂 I did test …