Daily Archives: March 28, 2011

Information Retrieval and relevance ranking for librarians

I started out trying to write an essay explaining a bit more about how relevance ranking works, trying to be both accurate (if incomplete) and accessible to non-technical readers.  The motivation was librarians who wanted to know more about how … Continue reading

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and the mystery of bad display in IE7 is….

I had an app displaying all wrong in IE7. Turns out it was a syntax error in the CSS, that other browsers (including IE8) were forgiving, but IE7 was not. left: 10px;’ Yep, that’s an isolated single-quote on the end … Continue reading

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Viewing in IE7 mode in IE8

I had an app which displays fine in IE8, but IE7 is messing up the CSS for some reason. To debug this, at first I thought i had to use a copy of IE7, which is kind of pain. However, … Continue reading

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