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On my last trip to Europe I discovered a fly in my urinal (sorry ladies, no offense). I was surprised and a little amazed and ended up aiming for this little critter. Yes, according to Urinalfly these things "keep bathrooms up to 85% cleaner [...] by locating the fly correctly in the urinal, splashback is significantly reduced". I guess it worked, at least for my.
Smart, huh? Now take this:
Sea World in San Diego, CA took a different approach in keeping their 'customers' distracted: they installed little frames with question about animal conservation above the urinals. Yes, after I was done with 'my' question my eyes wondered off to my 'neighbors' question. Do NOT picture any possible implications for the cleaning personal, it wasn't like that...
The Three-?-stick is going around ... and and so it came around. Björn from the Webzeugkoffer (excellent webdesign blog in German) picked up the stick by answering 3 questions that I will answer now too:
The three questions
Which Editor do you use for (X)HTML and CSS?
I'm using Macromedia Dreamweaver. I'm still stuck at MX 2004, but I really got used to the color coding and other superficial things - it's like toothpaste, once you are hooked you'll never change again (don't ask for the trade pls).
...and notepad 😉
Which little tool became a true time saver for you?
Flash - what do you think of that technology?
I disliked flash when it got into 'mode' a century ago and still think that flash intros should die. Accessibility is still an issue also.
On the flipside our company created a really powerful ArcGIS API for Flex for building Rich Internet applications on top of ArcGIS Server, our internet mapping server. I might need to reconsider some of my previous believes.