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Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

HTML5 Elements and Attributes

A very handy interface for browsing the contents of the HTML5 spec.

Monday, September 28th, 2009

WWIII Propaganda Posters

I can't wait till those posters are available to buy.

A Cohesive & Unified Identity for British Government — Paul Robert Lloyd

In search of typographical consistency in government departments.

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Social Networks Aren't Good Businesses - washingtonpost.com

An interesting take on the business models of social networking sites.

Avalanche Skier POV Helmet Cam Burial & Rescue in Haines, Alaska on Vimeo

One of the more frightening things I've ever seen on the internet.

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Apple - Environment - Life Cycle Impact

A detailed document from Apple on their products' total carbon footprint.

Venn Diagrams as UI Tools « optional.is/required

A very in-depth article on visually representing Boolean logic in an interface. Stick with it; it's worth it.

Rise of the Tablog → Put Things Off

I think that reports of the death of the blog have been greatly exaggerated but I agree with just about everything written here.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

The Paciello Group Blog » Google Chrome frame - accessibility black hole

Using Google Chrome Frame in IE will give users of assistive technology the same shitty to non-existent experience they would get in the actual Google Chrome browser.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

We are Colorblind » Patterns for the Color Blind

A pattern library that considers colour blindness.

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Bookkake — Dirty Books

Best. Appropriate domain name. Ever.

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

CSS3 And Me « Trent Walton

It's not very often, I must confess, that I see a poem about CSS. You know a technology is in its prime when people start talking about it in rhyme.

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

London Reconnections: A Typeface for the Underground

A wonderfully engaging history of Johnston Underground.

Friday, September 18th, 2009

ThinkGeek :: Stuff for Smart Masses

Scroll to the bottom to see a nice robots-into-zomies effect.

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Six Degrees of Wikipedia

Six degrees of separation as applied to Wikipedia articles. Read on to find the Kevin Bacon of Wikipedia pages.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

In praise of the sci-fi corridor - Den of Geek

This is wonderful, just wonderful; an in-depth piece on corridors in science fiction movies. Swoon!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

A Brief History of HTML | Aten Design Group

An entertaining and accurate history of markup up to and including HTML5.

Is Happiness Catching? - NYTimes.com

An examination of behavioural contagion in social networks.

My first experience using an accessible touch screen device « Marco’s accessibility blog

A hands-on account of the new accessibility features in the iPhone. Sounds like a great experience.

Bulletproof @font-face syntax « Paul Irish

Getting font-linking to work in all browsers.

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

The WHATWG Blog » Blog Archive » Spelling HTML5

The official word on that darned space.

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

HTML5: normativity & authoring guides — Edward O’Connor

Ted explains what all those HTML5 documents for authors are about.

CSSquirrel : Comic: Kyle Weems

I've been comicified (again), this time with my HTML5 Super Friends.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

An Event Apart News Archive

If you live in the US, there's a good chance that I'll be speaking at a city near you in 2010. Here are five dates and places for An Event Apart; I'll speaking at all of them.