Archive for January 4, 2005

Futurismic: Blog

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Wikipedia Anti-elitism

Or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Wikipedia Anti-elitism.” It’s an interesting article repsonding to criticism. The core of it is that the people who are criticising it are criticizing it from their own viewpoint and that the criticisms are not universally valid.

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Exploding the Self-Esteem Myth

Now that is interesting: “Boosting people’s sense of self-worth has become a national preoccupation. Yet surprisingly, research shows that such efforts are of little value in fostering academic progress or preventing undesirable behavior.”

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Firefox Help: Tips & Tricks

Start page-rendering with no delay and enable pipelining.

You do not need to do this in user.js, you can also do it from the about:config screen (just type it in the location bar, no http://). nglayout.initialpaint.delay probably won’t be there. Just right-click on any line and choose new|integer|nglayout.initialpaint.delay|0.

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