Comments on comments
Examining the results of the comment experiment.
Examining the results of the comment experiment.
Be careful what you wish for when you’re building social software: not all communities are beneficial.
Comments are enabled… but with a twist.
Paul Haine got in touch with me and asked:
Balancing my time between activism and just being me makes me a complacent zealot.
Backing up my position on blog comments with some quotes.
Following up on the comments controversy.
Warning: this is going to be meta-writing. I’m going to blog about blogging.
Liveblogging Jeffrey’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
My website, my words.
It’s been a busy week for Cascading StyleSheets.
The default behaviour of Internet Explorer’s new version switching is still very, very wrong.
A distributed online conversation.
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.
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!)
It’s good to talk about typography. The last few weeks have been particularly good.
Liquid layouts… no, wait, come back!
The opposite of design thinking.
A responsive refresh of adactio.com that takes progressive enhancement to the next level.
Hell has frozen over …you can now comment on my site. But there’s a catch.
Delving into old-fashioned parsing rules.
A presentation at An Event Apart Boston 2018.
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.
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.
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
A little while back, Derek Featherstone started a discussion about what he called browser elitism. There were some interesting and very revealing comments.
I’ve switch CMSs for this site. It’s still home-rolled.
Jessica’s site has undergone a transformation.
The Web is about distribution, not centralisation.
Civilised discourse on icons and data formats.
You can now associate Flickr pics with my posts.
Frameworks have their place… but that place probably isn’t on the Web.
Banishing the moaners and whingers with a healthy dose of amazing videos.
The default behaviour of Internet Explorer’s new version switching is very, very wrong.
The death of XHTML has been greatly exaggerated.
Form follows… another form.
Solving that pesky Windows Phone 7 problem.
The hacks we shouldn’t have to do.
In which I permit myself a moment to gloat about liquid layouts.
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
Here’s a fairly neutral report on a new worm that’s doing some damage.
The reality of unevenly-distributed browser features isn’t a bug, it’s a feature.
My sense of entitlement. Let me show it to you.
An oEmbed nip here, a responsive design tuck there.
This is pretty shocking. Heather Hamilton has lost her job because she keeps an online journal.
Jessica and I went to see Attack of the Clones again today. Here’s my (spoiler-free) review.
I love it when the web works like this.
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.
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.
Writing is interface design.
Agreeing and disagreeing with Divya.
The limits of Twitter.
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.
I’ve had my iSight for almost a year now but lately it’s been getting a real workout.
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.
I realised something while I was at South by SouthWest: I’m an online introvert.
Talking about progressive enhancement without talking about progressive enhancement.
Who knows where the time element goes?
Design iterations over eight years.
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.
Whilst trawling through my regular RSS feeds last month, I came across this plea from Min Jung Kim:
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 Wolf talks about minty APIs.
The whirlwind that is South by SouthWest is over.
Extending the wheel, instead of reinventing it.
dConstruct 2011 was great …in my opinion.
Luke W. puts his research where his enthusiasm is.
You can use the hCard microformat in plain English sentences.
Paul Graham…. wankah!
I spoke at Reboot. A written version is now online.
Something tiny this way comes.
Send me an odeo.
A presentation at An Event Apart Seattle 2019.
Do websites need to sound the same in every screen reader?
Making the case for getting to UX London.
I’m back in London for a conference that means business.
The diversity debate is back.
This life stream idea has legs. Also: why Yahoo Pipes and Ning won’t be duking it out.
Wrapping up the London leg of @media.
Calculating vertical rhythm and horizontal alignment.
Sharing a pattern that didn’t quite work.
I’ve been running an online community for two fifths of my life.
Quit yer bitchin’
Gaming, social networking, whatever.
Liveblogging a presentation from Larissa Meek at the Future of Web Design.
Liveblogging a presentation by Jon Hicks at The Future of Web Design.
Liveblogging a presentation by Daniel Burka at The Future of Web Design.
Get hard drive. Examine hard drive.
Out of the park.
In which I lose my DMCA virginity.
I maded you a website.
A cross-cultural miscommunication.
Gonna, shonna, wonna.
HTML5 and ARIA: not so different after all.
Liveblogging Kristina Halvorson at An Event Apart Boston 2009.
You can quote me on this markup pattern.
Clarifying the problem space of responsive web design.