It was fun spelunking with Tantek, digging into some digital archeology in an attempt to track down a post by Ben Ward that I remembered reading years ago.
A heartbreaking tale of companionship, memory and loss.
Tantek shares a fascinating history lesson from Tim Berners-Lee on how the IETF had him change his original nomenclature of UDI—Universal Document Identifier—to what we now use today: URL—Uniform Resource Locator.
Tantek steps back and offers some practical approaches to reclaiming a more open web from the increasingly tight clutches of the big dominant roach motels.
Notice that he wrote this on his own domain, not on Branch, Medium, Google+, Facebook, or any other black hole.
Why you should say HTML classes, CSS class selectors, or CSS pseudo-classes, but not CSS classes - Tantek
I love that Tantek is as pedantic as I am …although I don’t think “pedantic” is exactly the right word.
Tantek’s adventure in participatory civic governance.
New W3C HTML5 Logo: Looks Ok But Inconsistent, Fire W3C Communications Person Who Led Messaging - Tantek
Tantek is as disappointed as I am with the buzzword-compliant definition of HTML5 being pushed by the W3C.
Instead of providing precision and clarity, they’ve muddied the definition of HTML5 further with yet another “here’s our bucket of things we like which we’re going to call ‘HTML5’” message.
Tantek is working with Mozilla now. I expect great things will come of this.
Tantek is quoted ("EMAIL shall henceforth be known as EFAIL") in this LA Times article on the tyranny of email.
Tantek talks about the importance of open media for the longevity of data.
I keep meaning to post more videos to my blog and seeing as Tantek has the camera as I do, I'm making a note of what he does.
Valleywag is using my picture of LOLtek to illustrate a post about the recent resignations at Technorati. Ouch!
A nice interview that shows the big picture for microformats.
A handy little AppleScript by Tantek that turns your iChat buddy list into an XHTML file with an unordered list of hCards.