Category Archives: editorials

Augmenting Intelligence?

I read (most of) this book called What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry, and it discussed this really neat idea of computers as augmenting human intelligence. It’s not so much that we use … Continue reading

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Vendor-Specific CSS Attributes Are a Good Thing

A friend of mine and I just had a pretty heated discussion about whether it’s OK for browser vendors to implement technologies that are not yet finalized standards. I criticized Opera for pushing for standards compliance while following IE in … Continue reading

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A Day with HTML 5 -or- I Can’t Believe It Validates!

I just spent some time with HTML5. To be more specific, I just rewrote my favorite Rails app in HTML5. It was like a dream! It took me back to a simpler time… When you can reduce this: <div id="footer"> … Continue reading

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