yap is an ephemeral, real-time chat room with up to six participants. your messages appear and disappear as quickly as you type them, which means unless you pay attention to what everyone says (for once), you’ll miss it.
Friday, December 13th, 2019
Thursday, July 18th, 2019
A delightful dialogue …on the moon!
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
A truly monstrous async web chat using no JS whatsoever on the frontend.
This is …I mean …yes, but …it …I …
Monday, March 18th, 2019
A handy browser extension for Chrome and Firefox:
“Hello, Goodbye” blocks every chat or helpdesk pop up in your browser.
Thursday, February 8th, 2018
I enjoyed chatting to Larry Botha on the Fixate On Code podcast—I hope you’ll enjoy hearing it.
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
In which I have a conversation with a polar bear.
Very well-mannered species …I’ll miss them when they’re gone.
Sunday, February 19th, 2017
A podcast chat in which I ramble on about web stuff.
Friday, August 5th, 2016
Alex Langley’s Tech Chat Episode 14 - Has digital technology changed everything or has it changed nothing? on Huffduffer
Myself and Lizzie were on a local radio show, having a wide-ranging chat about technology, commenting on recent news stories. It was fun.
Thursday, December 13th, 2012
In a very mundane take on the cliché of a climactic showdown, I’ll be having a chat with Paul Boag at the top of Spinnaker Tower in February. Come on by if you’re in the neighbourhood.
Saturday, September 17th, 2011
IM conversations between a cat and its so-called owner.
Friday, May 7th, 2010
I had a lot of fun chatting with Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman about HTML5 for Web Designers. Now you can watch the video or listen to the podcast.
Tuesday, November 7th, 2006
How to set up iChat to use your Gmail address for a Jabber account (useful for Twitter). I set this up a while back but recently a few people have been asking about this.
Thursday, June 29th, 2006
I think we should get Availabots for Clearleft. I want little toys of Richard and Andy connected to my home machine. Dance, Andy! Dance, Richard!
Monday, December 19th, 2005
You can skin Adium using just XHTML and CSS. Who knew?
Saturday, August 27th, 2005
Here's how you can set up iChat to work with Google Talk.
Thursday, April 21st, 2005
Some of this may offend. But it's really funny.
Monday, March 28th, 2005
A handy little AppleScript by Tantek that turns your iChat buddy list into an XHTML file with an unordered list of hCards.