Add a real skill (AKA beating a dead horse)

I found this website called Coderwall. They’ve got some wicked sense of humour, as when you sign up they present you with this:

Add real skills

I must confess that I actually laughed out loud, so the appropriate old school text smiley is required: XD

Also, here’s my über profile. I have got many achievements! Ding! Ding! Ding!

ie6 for Android

ie6 in Android

Mr.doob just managed to pull the leg of half the Internet population today (OK, maybe I’m exaggerating, let’s leave it in half the Twitterverse) with his ie6 effect for Chrome and Firefox.

I thought it would do us all good to have a native Android application, so that we could also emulate the Internet Explorer 6 experience in our cell phones.

And presto, here it is (direct link to Market, don’t bother if you’re not browsing this with a phone). Or in Cyrket.

Plus it also includes our beloved Critical error sound.

Enjoy it 😛

Update: I learnt how to make Activities have transparent surface and theme… so I updated the Application and it now blends seamlessly with your Home screen, menu… and it’s way more realistic! A screenshot:

ie6 in Android

The updated version is already available in the market, so you’ll get an update notification soon if you’ve got it installed.

Bits & bites, 2

The menu for this week consists in: an appetizer of iPhone OS 3.0 and iPhone development ethics coming from unsustainable sources, and some slices of funny spam which may produce you constipation, a main dish based in Opera Unite topped with a little bit of failure from Microsoft (to give a bit of a sour taste), and for a sweet and fragrant dessert, PyGTK. There’s an optional disgustingly sour liquor for whoever which dares to try, made with proprietary software being used in a new installation in a school.

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