Archive: July 15th, 2014



Updating my job title.

“Pausing, for a moment, he continues.”

Another line, five paragraphs later, from the same @NetMag feature.

“He pauses for a minute before continuing.”

An actual line from the @NetMag feature on me.

L’esprit de l’escalier misanthropique.

People in the Brighton sunshine with “free hugs” signs.

“You look like you need a hug!” shouts a woman at me and laughs with her friends.

Looking forward to making some noise with @SalterCane for a few hours this afternoon.

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz by Brian Knappenberger

The Aaron Swartz film is available on the Internet Archive under a Creative Commons attribution non-commercial share-alike license.

Navigating the Guardian | Help | The Guardian

A peek behind the scenes of an interesting new navigation pattern on the Guardian’s still-in-beta responsive site.

You can try it out here

Web 2024 | Robin Berjon

Here’s a dystopian vision of the web in ten years time, where professional developers are the only people able to publish on the web.

This is why it worries me when I come across very smart people who don’t seem to see a problem with the creation of web pages being taken out of the reach of any human being with an internet connection and a smattering of declarative languages—HTML, CSS—and into the hands of an elite minority of JavaScript programmers.