The litany of open standards that Google has been abandoning: RSS, XMPP, WebDav…
Revolutionising the way you revolutionise email.
Trent and I answered a few questions for the Responsive Design Weekly newsletter.
Here’s a treasure trove of web history: an archive of the www-talk list dating back to 1991. Watch as HTML gets hammered out by a small group of early implementors: Tim Berners-Lee, Dave Raggett, Marc Andreessen, Dan Connolly…
CSSquirrel shares my feelings on the email notification anti-pattern.
Jason has set up a mailing list for open device labs. If you are running one, or thinking of setting one up, you should sign up to share ideas and knowledge.
My case for the obsoletion of longdesc (Was: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update) from James Craig on 2012-09-15 (firstname.lastname@example.org from September 2012)
James Craig is a mensch. This is how you give feedback to a working group.
Proposition to change the prefixing policy from Florian Rivoal on 2012-05-04 (email@example.com from May 2012)
This seems like a sensible way for browsers to approach implementing vendor-prefixed CSS properties.
A handy little script that attempts to check email inputs for misspelled domain names. I’m pretty sure it doesn’t need to be written as a jQuery pug-in, though: anyone want to fork it and create a non-jQuery version too?
The Google voicemail transcript, which begins at 11 minutes in, cracked me up.
A laugh-out-loud email exchange ...because if you didn't laugh, you'd cry.
A beautiful reminder.
Ben calls bullshit on Microsoft's defence of Outlook's rendering. Ben, as usual, is correct.
Start here, click through to each next message, and enjoy. Pretend Office is like Spinal Tap for office workers. Funny in an uncomfortably real way.
The start of a campaign to get a blue plaque for Sussex Uni, site of the world's first transatlantic email.
Tantek is quoted ("EMAIL shall henceforth be known as EFAIL") in this LA Times article on the tyranny of email.
An excellent rant by Jeff Atwood that explains just why the password anti-pattern is such an abhorrent practice: "How did we end up in a world where it's even remotely acceptable to ask for someone's email credentials?"
New from GMail: send email back in time. "Gmail utilizes an e-flux capacitor to resolve issues of causality." In all seriousness though, remember when GMail launched on April 1st, 2004 and everyone that it was a joke?
A cautionary tale that explains just why the password anti-pattern needs to die. Coding horror indeed: in this case, 1,777 GMail accounts were compromised.
A mailing list to discuss portable social networks.
I'm the world's worst emailer. This may help me.
A great bit of geek detective work.
Clever. This gives me a warm tingly feeling.