Link archive: July, 2009


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Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Friday, July 24th, 2009

An essay on W3C's design principles - Contents

Bert Bos's 2000 Treatise (published in 2003) is a must-read for anyone involved in developing any kind of format. "This essay tries to make explicit what the developers in the various W3C working groups mean when they invoke words like efficiency, maintainability, accessibility, extensibility, learnability, simplicity, longevity, and other long words ending in -y."

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Missed Connections

"Messages in bottles, smoke signals, letters written in the sand; the modern equivalents are the funny, sad, beautiful, hopeful, hopeless, poetic posts on Missed Connections websites. Every day hundreds of strangers reach out to other strangers on the strength of a glance, a smile or a blue hat. Their messages have the lifespan of a butterfly. I'm trying to pin a few of them down."

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Sputnik Observatory For the Study of Contemporary Culture : Vint Cerf : Node : Dynamic Meshes

The latest project from Jonathan Harris is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to the study of contemporary culture: "We fulfill this mission by documenting, archiving, and disseminating ideas that are shaping modern thought by interviewing leading thinkers in the arts, sciences and technology from around the world."