Every so often, a new release of Firefox comes out, and a number of my favorite Firefox extensions fail to work, sending me off on a quest for a handful of replacements. As well, my requirements change over time, and the set of extensions in which I am interested shifts. This is the set of extensions I'm using with the Firefox 3.5 series.
Back in 2002 I made a writeup on the Atkins Diet on Everything2. This prompted several requests for what I tended to eat during the course of the day. Sometimes it's a sad tale indeed, because at the time I was a poor student on a tight budget. The following article is a copy of that original article, which I intend to expand as time goes by - I am about to go on the diet for the second time. For the record, I am currently about 80 pounds lighter than I was when I went on it the first time, even though I've been off of it for years now. Read on for the goods.
Those of you who are science fiction fans and also have one half of one clue or more in your head have doubtless noticed that the vast majority of science fiction movies suck. Ass. And anything else that's handy. The Friday night movies on TV are converging ever tighter on a plan that makes them look like the last
Vehicles are listed in reverse chronological order.
- 1982 Mercedes 300SD
- 1992 Ford F250 Diesel 4x4
One of the most useful features of Firefox is its open, extensible plugin architecture, which allows major customizations to its behavior. With every new release of Firefox, many extensions break simply because they are not permitted to install. Other times, something critical is actually changed. Finally, sometimes a new version provides functionality that you formerly needed an extension for. This is my current list of extensions that I'm using on the brand new Firefox 2.0; it replaces a quite similar page that talked about extensions I used with Firefox 1.5. Some of the items on the list have changed, some are still the same. Several things have vanished, a couple new things have come along. In fact, this list itself has changed over time.
Keeping track of which company owns which can be something of a challenge. I got this information from http://carscarscars.blogs.com/index/2004/03/who_owns_who.html which was last updated (when I pulled from it) October 5, 2006. I'm copying it rather than linking it because I intend to make links from it, add in sidenotes, and the like.
This page is intended to give you some idea of what is going on with this site. It will help you understand what the content is about from two ends; First, the tag cloud displayed below will let you know what kind of content is on the site. Clicking on tags in the cloud will let you view the content of that type. This cloud displays only the most popular tags, and the tags which are applied to the most content are largest.
I see stupid people... all the time... they walk around like everyone else... they don't even know they're stupid.
Have you ever read or otherwise heard of a saying that made you stop and think, "now that's dumb"? Me too. Here's a few.
One of the most useful features of Firefox is its open, extensible plugin architecture, which allows major customizations to its behavior. Listed below are the firefox extensions that I have installed. (Note 20061024: This document applies to Firefox 1.5 - 2.0 has just been released yesterday. Stay tuned for an updated version.)
AdBlock Plus is an ad-blocker that actually removes items from web pages. Not only do you not see the ad, but in most cases, you don't even have a hole in the spot from which the ad was removed. Since it's never loaded, no bandwidth is used by the ad, either.