Many, many years ago, Tim Berners-Lee wrote this page of answers to (genuinely) frequently asked questions he got from school kids working on reports. I absolutely love the clear straightforward language he uses to describe concepts like hypertext, packet switching, and HTTP.
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
I can forgive our answer machines if they sometimes get it wrong. It’s less easy to forgive the confidence with which the bad answer is presented, giving the impression that the answer is definitive. That’s a design problem.
Monday, February 13th, 2017
In which I attempt to answer some questions raised in the reading of Resilient Web Design.
Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
A good range of answers for this year’s question, overlapping a bit with 2011’s What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit?
Friday, April 29th, 2016
Eric asked me some questions and I was only too happy to give some answers.
Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
A beautifully presented site wherein Ben and Frank endeavour to answer your design-related questions.
Thursday, May 17th, 2007
John answers some questions about microformats.