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Invitations from White House get deleted as spam

20/02/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Invitations from White House get deleted as spam - From all indications the e-mail was written by the White House Office of Antipattern Employment.

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.

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."

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.

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.

#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.

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]

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