Posts Categorized: I’m a geek

First Lines: De kracht van Scrum

Last week, a co-worker gave me a book that I had to read. You see, we’re moving to a more Agile approach of working on the website. And reading up on the Scrum method was sorta kinda required. The very first line of the very first of a two page list of raving recommendations says… Read more »

On Sticky Headers and Internal Links

Time for something geeky. Suppose, you got yourself a website, which just has to have a header that stays on the top of the page. That’s easy. Add some position: fixed to your stylesheet, and Håkon‘s your uncle. The thing is, there might be some content following your header. And in that content, the might… Read more »

This Painting is Not Available in Your Country

The internet is a big photocopier. Every time you load a page or save a file, you make a copy. Copyright law originated in a time when it was very hard, if not impossible, to make copies. So, it’s no surprise that the entertainment industry doesn’t really get along with the internet that well. Or,… Read more »

Appropriate Warning

Today I received a package from, bearing a yellow sticker stating that “Goods Do Not Meet The Requirement Of Article 9 and 10 Of The Contract For The Foundation Of The European Community.” It’s a weird message, and not just because of its awkward phrasing. You see, there’s no such thing as the “Contract… Read more »