Monthly Archives: June 2008

Adding the web to ADA

Cyndi Rowland: changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act are afoot; help ensure the web is added to the law’s scope Continue reading

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Open Journal Systems

I’m considering Open Journal Systems for Composition Forum. Anyone used it? Continue reading

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I hate long URLs

Great idea, awful URL: http://www.nyc.gov/portal/site/nycgov/menuitem.c0935b9a57bb4ef3daf2f1c701c789a0/index.jsp?pageID=mayor_press_release&catID=1194&doc_name=http://www.nyc.gov/html/om/html/2008a/pr229-08.html&cc=unused1978&rc=1194&ndi=1 216 characters. And I thought C|Net was bad. A redundant alphabetic processional: portal/site/: in case the server forgets it’s a web site? nycgov/: isn’t the nyc.gov domain enough to indicate that? c0935b9a57bb4ef3daf2f1c701c789a0: sessions should not … Continue reading

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Flooding

Tonight before our run one of my fellow Road Runners passed around an inkjet print of a photo. “This is five miles from the 34 bridge,” he said. Water against someone’s porch. On Facebook a colleague is posting pictures of … Continue reading

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Faster

Returning to speed work, in the pool and on the track, after a few months off Continue reading

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Dotproject

Has anyone used Dotproject? The journal I work with, Composition Forum, is gearing up for some major changes, and we’re gonna need some way to manage our do lists. Basecamp is a strong candidate, of course.

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Web 2.0 style

One task for summer: drafting “Beyond star flashes: the elements of web 2.0 style,” which is going in the special issue of C&C being published early next year. Abstract: In his “Web 2.0 how-to design guide,” Ben Hunt identifies fifteen stylistic … Continue reading

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New grill

Our new grill Continue reading

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No ultraportable yet

Two articles on ultraportables: one silly, one more interesting. Continue reading

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Strawberry ice cream

Strawberry ice cream recipe Continue reading

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