Color on different displays

I used to have a very mild green background color here on this site, surrounding the white text areas. It was soft on the eyes and very non-distractive. It looked great on my desktop display, a LG Flatron. On my laptop it looked a bit blueish, but I did not care. However, I have now …

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TV-mottagare

“Tv-program” på SVTs sajt, liksom det mesta på Internet, hämtas på begäran av den som vill läsa/titta/etc. Det är inte så som exempelvis radio och tv att det broadcastas (eller kringkastas som vissa grannar säger) och sedan är det mottagare som kan fånga upp det. Mottagaren efterfrågar inget från avsändaren. Utsändning-mottagare är lite som som …

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Casting duffers

I may have become a podcaster. If that is really an appropriate term? Podcatcher means a kind of software, not the person catching it (i.e. listening). If the listener is, well, a listener, would not a person talking be a podtalker? Whatever a “pod” is, I do not think I am casting things like that …

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25 years of PC

I am sorry this short memoir is not about political correctness 😉 About this time of year, 25 years ago, I used a computer for the first time. It was an IBM Portable with an external color monitor placed on top of it. It was jokingly referred to as “draggable” (“släpbar” in Swedish). It had …

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