Quote of the day


The realization came over me with full force that a good part of the remainder of my life was going to be spent in finding errors in my own programs.

— Maurice Wilkes

What is so worthy mentioning on this obvious stament, describing fate likely shared by many thousand or milions of software developers worldwide ? Not much, only the date. According this book (which is a pretty good read btw),
Sir Maurice came to the sad realization mentioned above in the year 1949.

Just wondering – what have we learned since ?

Adding image to link with CSS only


As seen in the video at http://sciencehack.com/videos/view/IDT2RMJNvSA#searchkeywords

The source code:


Very good explanation is in the video mentioned above. So far so good – unfortunately the technique, however cool it is, does seem to work in Firefox only. Or at least it does not work in the still most prevalent browser on the Net.

Here is how it renders (properly) in Firefox (tested with 1.5)


and here is how it looks in IE7: