Daily Archives: February 12, 2006

Microsoft guy talking about Firefox extensions? Huh?

Yesterday at Northern Voice we had a panel discussion called “geeking out.” My part of the panel was spent talking about Firefox extensions. Here’s an audio recording that Kevin Marks did. Huh? Hey, I’m interested in the topic and wanna know which Firefox extensions people find useful. Face-to-face with 100+ geeks you learn a lot that you can’t learn by reading random blogs. Mack Male took notes. “some of which include: Session Saver, Fangs, PDF Download, Download Status, Signature, Fasterfox, Web Developer, Firebug, etc.”
My favorites? Greasemonkey (lets you add all sorts of new behaviors, required for the cocomment greasemonkey script), IE Tab (lets you put IE inside Firefox), Performancing (lets you blog pages you visit), and Del.icio.us (lets you tag your pages and add them to Del.icio.us)

What are your favorite Firefox extensions? Here’s a list of the most popular ones.

Kim turns Microsoft toward open source?

Kim Cameron, what are you doing (he just announced that he got Microsoft’s InfoCards working on WordPress and PHP and is having a conversation with lots of people in the community)? You trying to ruin Microsoft’s reputation? By listening to folks like Marc Canter? “I came away incredibly excited and anxious to meet those folks at Mix06.”

What’s going on here?

Of course Microsoft isn’t quite hip yet. How do we know that? We don’t have a sticker. Or is that a stickr. Heheh. Check out Cory Doctorow’s laptop. All the cool kids have stickrs.