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Oh and one more thing (about Chrome Frame)…

by David M. Smith  |  September 25, 2009  |  Comments Off

Yesterday I blogged about this and I had a couple of further thoughts. First, my colleague Nick Gall brought to my attention that I may have implied accidentally about the capabilities of GCF (Google Chrome Frame). GCF does not replace the IE renderer as the default renderer, it merely adds GCF as an optional renderer […]

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Does Google’s Chrome Frame for IE solve your IE6 problem?

by David M. Smith  |  September 24, 2009  |  1 Comment

Well, it really depends on what you think the “IE problem” is. If you haven’t heard about Google’s Chrome Frame, it’s a plugin for IE (6, 7, and 8) that basically replaces the IE rendering engine with Google’s Chrome.  It has gotten a lot of attention as an “IE killer”. It allows IE users (especially […]

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Where’s the outrage?

by David M. Smith  |  September 10, 2009  |  6 Comments

Not that there isn’t already too much in this world, but hey its a cool headline… Recently there was another short gmail outage. and it sparked the usual outrage over how unreliable cloud computing is and how OMG nobody should use it etc., etc. Of course people wasted more time complaining about the outage that […]


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The Psychology of Prediction

by David M. Smith  |  September 2, 2009  |  3 Comments

According to one of my favorite philosophers, Yogi Berra, Its hard to predict, especially the future”. He’s right but it doesn’t stop many people from trying. In fact predicting the future is essential to many aspects of our lives – in business, and beyond. Many professionals have the need to accurately predict outcomes of the […]


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