How Would Have Looked in 1983

What would have looked like in 1983.

Firefox parental controls

Firefox and the Mozilla Suite do not feature any built-in parental controls, but content filtering, pornography blocking, and/or website blocking features. Thanks to the extension mechanism, however, you can add these yourself. Additionally, web filtering software is available which will filter the internet for any program on your computer. I have reviewed several of the available extensions you can add to firefox.
First up is Glubble for families.
According to Glubble’s site “Glubble is an online family activity center where the whole family comes together around their private homepage.” Glubble is a family safe site for children under the age of 12. The Glubble kids environment now integrates Ask for Kids, the innovative and safe search engine for children. The free version pretty much sets up a sandbox for your kids to play with, but if you want more control and powerful blocking tools you will need to subscribe to Glubble’s services.
Second is Glubble for families.
According to Greasemonkey addon “Greasemonkey is an adds a way to script out foul language

Firefox 4.0 preview

The article has some nice screenshots and some brainstorming ideas on interface changes.
Here are some highlights from the article discussing positives and negatives of moving where tabs are located.
– Save Vertical Space
– Efficiency/Remove Visual Complexity – Right now the tabs have to be connected to something. So we are adding an extra visual element for them to connect to.
– Shorter Mouse Distance to Page Controls

– Breaks Consistency/Familiarity – Moving things confuses existing users.
– Title is MIA – With the space removed from the title bar you only get the truncated version in the tab.
– Longer Mouse Distance to Tabs – Takes longer to mouse to a tab.
– Lost Space – Sandwiched in between the application icon and the window widgets you lose some space.

The new elements in HTML 5

IBM has published in their technical library the new elements that are going into HTML 5. Here is the link to the article:
Here are some highlights:

Embedded Media
* Video:<video src=”” />
* Audio: <audio src=”spacemusic.mp3″ autoplay=”autoplay” loop=”20000″ />

New structure elements that clean up all the div tags used today.
* section: A part or chapter in a book, a section in a chapter, or essentially anything that has its own heading in HTML 4
* header: The page header shown on the page; not the same as the head element
* footer: The page footer where the fine print goes; the signature in an e-mail message
* nav: A collection of links to other pages
* article: An independent entry in a blog, magazine, compendium, and so forth