User Friendly is a daily webcomic about the staff of a small, fictional Internet service provider, Columbia Internet. The strip's humor tends to be centered around technology jokes and geek humour. Drawn and authored by J. D. Frazer, a.k.a. "Illiad", it has been running since November 17, 1997. Frazer is one of the few, and first, webcomic creators successful enough to make a living as an artist. This is probably because of its being one of the first webcomics, and his targeting of a specific Web audience, which is tech related people, most of which were abundant on the Internet at the time it started. It is remarkable for having been updated daily from when it started in 1997 until June 2009, and for having all previous strips online in the archive. When it's being updated there is a running storyline and sometimes several days' worth of comics are drawn in advance, but the Sunday comic is always drawn for immediate release and breaks from the regular storyline. The Sunday strip is based on current events and is in full color, unlike the regular daily strips. Periodically, there will be "nag-strips" which are special strips drawn for promotional purposes. These strips appear for 20 to 30 seconds before jumping to the daily strip. The content of these strips is to ask for donations or introduce advertisers, often presented by the characters or a cameo by Illiad.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Programmer-hostile. Generally used by hackers in a critical tone, to describe systems that hold the user's hand so obsessively that they make it painful for the more experienced and knowledgeable to get any work done. See menuitis, drool-proof paper, Macintrash, user-obsequious.
The numerical value of user friendly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of user friendly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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I think landlords appreciate anything that makes it easier to receive payments on time with less hassle for the renter, also, in an age of increased shared housing, the group payment service makes splitting rent much more user-friendly.
They’re user-friendly and easily taken off the wall or from their location, and they definitely save lives when used in time, but it’s very important to be familiar with them in general, and to know where exactly you can find them in an emergency.
I was not sure about the availability of the product. Now that I have used it I found it really user-friendly and I am a working woman and I have to use the public toilets a lot of time and I have this fear of infections so at that time it's like a boon to me.
Certainly for online publishing, online news sites, it's a major threat to the business model. They're very, very effective at online display blocking, firstly, it was a very early mover. Secondly, it's incredibly user-friendly. Thirdly, there's a very well-curated list of sites to block so it's all done for you.
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