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Why must we still close SCRIPT elements?

18/02/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Why must we still close SCRIPT elements? - I love how the answers to questions like these can prove unexpectedly illuminating.

Boilerplate

1/02/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Boilerplate - Dave Shea kicks out the jams, HTML5 stylee. Worth a look and a couple of ponders.

Lost in Space

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Lost in Space - Italian radio hackers, the Soviet space program, and the human corpses that will one day reach the stars.

Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator - Pretty damn awesome. Needs to support RGBa/HSLa, though.

Ack!

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Ack! - One hundred percent agreed.

An overload of Mystery Science Theater musical moments

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : An overload of Mystery Science Theater musical moments - This is going to be the Swayzest Christmas ever!

US Library of Congress: Copyright Is Destroying Historic Audio

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : US Library of Congress: Copyright Is Destroying Historic Audio - "The very detailed and in-depth report has been ten years in the making, and was commissioned in the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000... The conclusions in the report are grim, at best."

#Epitaph

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : #Epitaph - I'd love to say so much more about Hector and the amazing life he led, but I'm gonna run out of chars LOL

everyone has a right to their beliefs

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : everyone has a right to their beliefs - An exact and thorough explanation of my personal post-sentence-spacing and quotation-punctuation policies, stated far better than I could have managed.

CSS2.1 User Agent Style Sheet Defaults

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : CSS2.1 User Agent Style Sheet Defaults - Fascinating. In a good way.

HTML5 allows almost any value for the id attribute- use wisely

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : HTML5 allows almost any value for the id attribute- use wisely - Opens up some interesting doors. Nearly all of them lead to confusion and namespace collisions, but hey, that's progress!

The browser is always behind

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The browser is always behind - Truth.

Are Current Web Design Trends Pushing Us Back to 1999?

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Are Current Web Design Trends Pushing Us Back to 1999? - Everything old is new again. Again.

Mother, superior?

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Mother, superior? - The real (real-er?) story behind the "Battle Hymn of the White Tiger" kerfluffle. Worth a read especially if you think Chua is insane. [via Tim] [via]

Nike Better World

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Nike Better World - From both the markup and experience sides, this is really fantastic.

samy's geolocation proof of concept

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : samy's geolocation proof of concept - Get the MAC address from your router, hit this link, and savor life in the panopticon.

The future of app stores

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : The future of app stores - Smartness. As you'd expect from PPK.

Cathode, vintage terminal emulator for OS X

25/01/2011 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Cathode, vintage terminal emulator for OS X - looks great in full screen

Rod Begbie : Cathode - OS X terminal application that emulates old & busted phosphor displays. Pointless and gorgeous. #

Eric Meyer : Secret Geometry: Cathode - I totally want this.

The Blast Shack

23/12/2010 @ 02:00 UTC

Linkorama : The Blast Shack

Andy Baio : Bruce Sterling on Wikileaks - long, brilliant

philgyford : The Blast Shack - Bruce Sterling on WikiLeaks, Cablegate and Julian Assange. Worth a read, especially if you can do so with Sterling's weary drawl as your interior voice.

nelson : The Blast Shack - Absolute must-read on WikiLeaks, the cypherpunks history

Eric Meyer : The Blast Shack - "Here it is; a planetary hack."

Julian Assange and the Computer Conspiracy; "To destroy this ...

7/12/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : Julian Assange and the Computer Conspiracy; "To destroy this ...

Eric Meyer : Julian Assange and the Computer Conspiracy; "To destroy this invisible governmen" - Even if you stand completely opposed to WikiLeaks and all that it does, this is critical reading. It makes WikiLeaks' real aims (and what it threatens) crystal-clear.

Close the Washington Monument

2/12/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Close the Washington Monument - fantastic essay by Schneier on security

Eric Meyer : Close the Washington Monument - The most sensible "War on Terror" proposal I've heard all year.

Facebook ephemera

9/11/2010 @ 00:01 UTC

nelson : Facebook ephemera - Field notes about teenagers who use Facebook in an unusual way, not allowing persistent offline updates

Andy Baio : danah boyd on teens' unorthodox use of Facebook - deactivating accounts or deleting every posting regularly, persistence isn't vital for participation

Eric Meyer : Risk Reduction Strategies on Facebook - As usual, those coming up devise sensible working strategies that would never have occurred and may seem alien to their elders.

Introducing %u201C%u016B%u2014%u201D: A Distraction-Free Writing Environment

23/09/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Introducing %u201C%u016B%u2014%u201D: A Distraction-Free Writing Environment - I'll take two! That means I'll double my freedom from distraction!

Great moments in collegiate marketing: Drake University's "D+" campaign

7/09/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Great moments in collegiate marketing: Drake University's "D+" campaign - Oh, that's just completely awesome. [via Ferrett] [via]

A newbie's guide to An Event Apart

31/08/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : A newbie's guide to An Event Apart - A wonderfully concise and concentrated take on AEA. (I like the picture, too.)

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