I like the way that Simon is liberating his data from silos and making it work for him.
This excerpt from Claire L. Evans’s new book Broad Band sounds like Halt and Catch Fire, but for real.
Many people saw the web for the ﬁrst time in Jaime’s loft, on a Mac II her hacker friend Phiber Optik set up with a 28.8K internet connection. As avant-garde guitarist Elliott Sharp performed live, and another friend, DJ Spooky, played house tracks, Jaime’s guests gathered around the Mac’s small screen. At the top of 1994, there were fewer than 1,000 websites in the world, mostly personal home pages. These converts would call themselves the “early true believers,” counting the year of their arrival online as a mark of status, the way the ﬁrst punks claimed 1977.
The results of the second screen reader survey from WebAIM are, once again, required reading.
This list of screenreader survey results is required reading. Conclusion: "there is no typical screen reader user."
A browser-based IM client from AOL. You heard it here first folks.