Following up on the comments controversy.
Following up on the comments controversy.
Paul Haine got in touch with me and asked:
It’s been a busy week for Cascading StyleSheets.
Backing up my position on blog comments with some quotes.
The World Wide Web Consortium has come under a lot of fire recently for burying a proposal that would allow its recommendations to be released under a fee-paying licence.
Comments are enabled… but with a twist.
Examining the results of the comment experiment.
Warning: this is going to be meta-writing. I’m going to blog about blogging.
Let’s see if I’ve got the hang of this meme.
Be careful what you wish for when you’re building social software: not all communities are beneficial.
I’ve switch CMSs for this site. It’s still home-rolled.
A distributed online conversation.
It’s good to talk about typography. The last few weeks have been particularly good.
I find it interesting that a number of bloggers have been echoing exactly the same sentiments I’ve been feeling about a site called Little Green Footballs.
Jessica’s site has undergone a transformation.
After I wrote my slightly offensive little rant, I was assailed by niggling twinges of doubt. Could it be, I wondered, that I came across as being… a nit-picker? (gasp!)
Balancing my time between activism and just being me makes me a complacent zealot.
Hell has frozen over …you can now comment on my site. But there’s a catch.
I realised something while I was at South by SouthWest: I’m an online introvert.
Here’s a fairly neutral report on a new worm that’s doing some damage.
Ping! Ping! Ping!
Things are afoot in the Brighton blogosphere.
Form follows… another form.
This banner ad is shocking for two reasons.
I’m back in Arizona after a pleasantly uneventful Alaska Airlines flight.
Frameworks have their place… but that place probably isn’t on the Web.
Andy Clarke has resurrected the always topical issue of fixed width vs. liquid layouts. This is something that also arose on the Brighton New Media mailing list last week.
I love it when the web works like this.
Dustin Diaz has a lot to answer for.
Delving into old-fashioned parsing rules.
Got a question you’d like to ask of Opera, Nokia or RIM? Let me know.
Whilst trawling through my regular RSS feeds last month, I came across this plea from Min Jung Kim:
As one year wanes and another waxes, it’s traditional for newspapers, television programmes and websites to post lists. Usually those lists offer a backwards-over-the-shoulder look at the year gone by as they posit the best movies and music of the l
This is pretty shocking. Heather Hamilton has lost her job because she keeps an online journal.
Solving that pesky Windows Phone 7 problem.
Liquid layouts… no, wait, come back!
Send me an odeo.
Banishing the moaners and whingers with a healthy dose of amazing videos.
A cross-cultural miscommunication.
I spoke at Reboot. A written version is now online.
Upcoming.org has added some nifty new features.
I gave my SkillSwap talk on CSS based design last night. I had been preparing for it for a while which is why my journal entries have been somewhat sporadic of late.
I’ve been comparing air fares recently in anticipation of a possible trip to Ireland.
Liveblogging Jeffrey’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
Jessica has just finished reading the Baroque Cycle by Neal Stephenson: Quicksilver, The Confusion and The System Of The World.
You can now associate Flickr pics with my posts.
I’ve had my iSight for almost a year now but lately it’s been getting a real workout.
Paul Graham…. wankah!
Clearleft has a YouTube star.
Digital destruction courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum.
The Wolf talks about minty APIs.
Civilised discourse on icons and data formats.
A little while back, Derek Featherstone started a discussion about what he called browser elitism. There were some interesting and very revealing comments.
The death of XHTML has been greatly exaggerated.
As I pass by the newsagents on the way to my house, I always enjoy trying to make sense of the curt headlines that are posted outside. "Binmen Lorry Chain Protest" for instance.
A great line-up.
Making the case for getting to UX London.
In which I permit myself a moment to gloat about liquid layouts.
What to do with those small pieces.
I’m back in Brighton. I’m over the worst of the jet lag and back into the routine of work, band practice and wet weather.
The countdown begins. I’ve finished writing my book. It’s being hammered into shape at the print foundries as we speak. It should hit the shelves by the middle of September.
Am I hot topic or not? I want your suggestions for this year’s @media.
I’m going to be moderating two panel discussions. What should I ask the panelists?
Get hard drive. Examine hard drive.
As 2005 draws a close, a blogger’s thoughts inevitably turn to analysing, cataloging, listing and rating all the analysis, catalogues, lists and ratings from the preceding twelve months.
The default behaviour of Internet Explorer’s new version switching is very, very wrong.
Out of the park.
Design iterations over eight years.
I’m going to spend Wednesday, July 20th delivering some hands-on training in DOM Scripting. If you’ve got the time and the means, please do come along to The Leathermarket in London.
The whirlwind that is South by SouthWest is over.
Optimise for ugly bags of mostly water, not your plastic pal that’s fun to be with.
Brian Oberkirch is working overtime.
I have good cause to celebrate in Las Vegas and Austin.
The Web is about distribution, not centralisation.
You can quote me on this markup pattern.
The principles of free (usually democratic) societies are *inclusive* in nature: different faiths, different lifestyles, different value systems coexisting in relative peace. There is generally a seperation of Church and State, as well as freedom of speec
Borrowing a smart UI feature from Apple.
I wrote a little while back about an extremely frustrating problem I was having with Mac OS 10.4, Tiger. I know I wasn’t the only one having suffering from infuriation: Dave was in a similar pickle.
The limits of Twitter.
The opposite of design thinking.
My movements in a year.
You can use the hCard microformat in plain English sentences.
I just finished coding an e-commerce site with Message. The Rapha website, selling cycling apparel, has launched just in time for the Tour de France.
Luke W. puts his research where his enthusiasm is.
Yesterday was Bloomsday. I wasn’t in Dublin: I was on stage in Brighton with Salter Cane. Still, I couldn’t let the occasion pass unmarked.
A conference in California.
The hacks we shouldn’t have to do.
Waiting for the deletionist axe to fall.
I maded you a website.
I’m back in London for a conference that means business.
Jessica and I went to see Attack of the Clones again today. Here’s my (spoiler-free) review.
Agreeing and disagreeing with Divya.
Something tiny this way comes.
Gonna, shonna, wonna.
Please excuse the unwieldy title for this entry but I want to make sure that Google can point other souls in the direction of the helpful advice I am about to dispense.
Calculating vertical rhythm and horizontal alignment.
Some advice for presenting your content on the printed page.