Christmas in Brighton
My first ever UK Christmas.
My first ever UK Christmas.
Civilised discourse on icons and data formats.
A few of the things I’ve been writing about recently come together.
Drew has published a little article by me on his advent calendar.
A hit parade of throwaway remarks.
The power of language and semantics.
An awards ceremony that means a damn.
I feel like I’m in a Wim Wenders film.
Good stuff from start to finish.
My talk at Flash On The Beach is over.
Art, code and business on one bill.
Think you can’t afford to come to Web Directions North? Think again.
A roundup of resources tangentially related to museums and semantics.
Discussing the meaning of meaning.
Two novels, connected by prescience.
Brighton plays host to an unmissable Flash conference.
Product placement in 17th Century Dutch art.
The Web is about distribution, not centralisation.
The en dash is your friend.
The minor explosion of a social network.
I went behind the curtain at the Kennedy Space Center.
Wrapping up Refresh Orlando 2006.
I delivered my spiel on microformats.
Live from Florida.
A weekend break in Scotland.
Joe finds me patronising.
Squishing RSS feeds together.
Five go to Shropshire… well, a lot more than five, actually.
Follow in the footsteps of Neo.
You can’t swing a cat without hitting a microformat these days.
An API-driven text adventure, accessible train times and hackable URLs; oh, yes.
A grandiose title for a cosy unconference.
Examining the results of the comment experiment.
Now with added Flickry goodness.
Some distinguished visitors come to Brighton.
The triple bill of talks went smoothly.
London yesterday, London tomorrow… I’ve turned into a commuter.
Despite some technical hitches, I gave a pretentious little talk.
Flickr and Photoshop shenanigans at Web Directions South.
I gave a talk for the Web Standards Group in Melbourne.
It’s time for me to expand my Australian horizons.
Two thumbs up from me.
Day one is over, and what a day it was!
Web Directions South 2006 is in full swing.
Australia, here I come.
Comments are enabled… but with a twist.
Happy happy, joy joy.
This is my honour roll: it was an honour to meet these people.
A whirlwind weekend of geeky goodness in Brighton.
APIs are good for business.
Can’t stop the signal.
A pre-conference booze-up, a mapping workshop, and a microformats picnic.
A snapshot of life in the Clearleft office.
BarCamp London was a scream.
Three microformateers at BarCamp London.
A mashup of trains and maps blows my mind at Barcamp.
I spent the day at Barcamp pointing a microphone into people’s faces.
Softly, softly, designy website.
Microformatted social networking goodness for dConstruct.
The most faithful Philip K.Dick adaptation yet.
Send me an odeo.
Heads up. Flickr and Del.icio.us have made some changes.
I’ve smeared some Ajaxy API calls all over my journal entries.
Some pictures I took are in the Daily Telegraph.
A slumber party for geeks.
The film of the graphic novel.
Many happy returns.
I wrapped up some MP3s in a feed.
Technorati redesigns in a rigid kind of way.
A month of globe-spanning webucation.
Design isn’t just about eye-candy. Bad design kills.
I’m making my first foray into the world of podcasting.
Isn’t it high time we started using CSS to its fullest?
…the kingdom was lost.
I’ve transcribed the text of the microformats panel I sat in on at South by Southwest.
Learn DOM Scripting and Ajax in the Big Apple.
Much fun was had.
I’m heading to London.
The Internet Archive is a handy place to store creative commons licensed audio files.
Something tiny this way comes.
Brighton misses Joe Clark.
I reflect on a design trend possibly started by Apple.
Reboot is over. It was fun.
I spoke at Reboot. A written version is now online.
The fun begins as the sun goes down.
A quick update from Copenhagen.
I’m off to Denmark for the Reboot conference.
I’ve been getting my emails, contacts and calendars in order.
The XTech 2006 conference provided plenty of food for thought.
Paul Graham…. wankah!
Moving house, one lego spaceship at a time.
Before heading off to Amsterdam, I need to get all my worldly belongings into my new flat.
Grant McLennan RIP
I’m taking a trip down memory lane, Freiburg, Germany via Basel, Switzerland.
Riddle me this.
The presentation by the two Andies has been brought into line with pending trademark applications.
You can use the hCard microformat in plain English sentences.
Some advice for presenting your content on the printed page.
Making podcasts accessible.
Help yourself to a rich serving of web dev resources.
It’s weird repeatedly hearing your name when you’re trying to listen to podcasts.
Not a blogroll.
The perfume of the movie of the website… you read it here first.
Not everything is black and white.
Following up on the comments controversy.
Dustin Diaz has a lot to answer for.
Starring George Clooney.
Upcoming.org has added some nifty new features.
Some tips for when (not if) you see the film Primer.
Amazon’s newest web service has no face, but I think it’s got legs.
Websites aren’t built; they’re grown.
Jessica’s site has undergone a transformation.
A panel at SXSW reminds me of one of the best non-web redesigns of recent times.
How a harmless mashup landed me a place on a panel at SXSW.
I become a fanboy in an airport.
Jason Landry has rolled his own RSS feed for us.
The whirlwind that is South by SouthWest is over.
Be careful what you wish for when you’re building social software: not all communities are beneficial.
Party like it’s SXSW06
Less is more.
Ryan provided MP3s and I’ve wrapped them up in an RSS file.
I’m back from Ireland and I bring pictures.
I’m going to Ireland for a week.
The last few days have been a whirlwind of geeky goodness.
Apparently, there’s going to be a big announcement from Feedburner.
The Googleman talks Ajax.
Ryan talks about Dropsend and building web apps on a budget.
The man from Adobe pimps Flex.
The Wolf talks about minty APIs.
The creator of Rails gets geeky.
The blogger recently acquired by Yahoo! talks about Web 2.0
Cal talks about the lessons of Flickr.
A running commentary on the talk from the founder of del.icio.us
I’ve made a game to liven up any buzzword-laden conference.
I’ve switch CMSs for this site. It’s still home-rolled.
My sore throat has turned into a full-blown cold. My vulnerable immune system has left me susceptible to memes and, wouldn’tchya know it, I’ve gone and caught one from Rob and Steve.
It’s been a busy weekend here at Chez J&J. Following in the footsteps of fellow Canadians, Derek and Joe, Dave came to visit.
Wintertime… and the coding ain’t easy. Sharks are jumping and the bubble is high.
There are a lot of little coding things I’d like to play around with. I have a whole Ta-da list of ideas to investigate and rummage through. Unfortunately, real life tends to get in the way, sucking away all my available time so that few, if any, of
I’m back from Arizona and my nose is firmly pressed against the grindstone here in Brighton.
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