Note archive: September, 2014


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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Ducking out of the conference to grab a coffee ’round the corner, remembering to remove my lanyard so I don’t look like a douchebadge.

Airplanes; public transport; hotel room air-conditioning …all these factors seem to have conspired to give me a dose of the sniffles.

Monday, September 29th, 2014

“Photoshop is the most effective way to show your clients what their website will never look like.”


Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Hello, Providence.*

*the place, not the state of having supernatural protection for future eventualities

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Beginning a two-week US tour: London to Boston to Providence to San Francisco to New York to London.

Here I go…

Sitting in the lounge of a nascent spaceport, patching my servers against Shellshock.

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Websites that have been going for at least 15 years: Metafilter, Craigslist, Internet Archive, LiveJournal, Kottke …what else?

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

There are three web conferences happening in England tomorrow: WXG in Guildford, RevolutionConf in Shropshire, and Generate in London.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Back in the UK after an enjoyable and productive trip to Freiburg, Bologna, and Bucharest.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Listening to @CSSwizardry talk about “curd blurt” in CSS frameworks (probably the result of their glurbel scurp).

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Buongiorno, Bologna! (And, might I say, I’m quite liking this hotel balcony)

Buongiorno, Bologna!

(And, might I say, I’m quite liking this hotel balcony)

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Monday, September 15th, 2014

A beautiful building on a beautiful day—the Freiburger Münster.

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Packing a bag for a trip to Freiburg, then Bologna, then Bucharest.

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Ian Paisley’s death reminds me of the graffiti scrawled under “Ulster Says No!”:

“The Man From Del Monte Says Yes! And He’s An Orangeman”

Want Forward Secrecy on Apache? You need to upgrade to version 2.4.

Want SPDY on Apache? You need to downgrade to version 2.2.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Utterly exhausted at the end of @dConstruct 2014. It wasn’t exactly a laughfest, but boy, was it important!

Every speaker was phenomenal.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

“The internet never forgets.” —21st Century folk myth.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Passed by somebody busking in Brighton with a Guitar Hero guitar. It wasn’t plugged in or anything.

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Language, Code; Leibniz, Wilkins; Sapir, Whorf — I’m enjoying @toxi’s talk at #reasonsto a lot.