· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · October
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Back to Basics · What have the poster children of Web 2.0 been about? Consider some examples: Pictures, movies, hanging out, air travel, knitting, and sharing what you’re up to. In the context of a global economic meltdown, don’t these feel a little, well, frivolous? [This is part of the Tough Times series.] ...
Voting · Yes, last week we had a Canadian election. Not much changed, so it wasn’t a very satisfying experience. For the first time, I’m warming up to the notion of tinkering with our voting system ...
Join the Parade · I mean Parade of the Lost Souls, which happens next Saturday October 25th on Commercial Drive here in Vancouver. I’ve paraded before; once again I’ll be part of Russell Shumsky’s West-African drum ensemble, layin’ down the dance beats. Assuming the weather co-operates, it’s a blast; come on out and boogie.
XML Trouble · Last week, I sent an email to one of the XML standardization lists at the W3C; my first presence in that conversation in quite some number of years. This short piece, of interest only to XML obsessives, gives a bit of background ...
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