Advertising should be a protocol
I was reading this: http://datamining.typepad.com/data_mining/2009/08/my-behavioural-nightmare.html It struck me that in the traditional model, advertisers hold all of the power in this relationship, but I don’t even see why it’s in their best interests for that to be the case. There’s a world of difference between an advertiser pushing pizza in your face because you had a...
html element ids for code, classes for layout
I’ve seen a number of front-end html coders and designers mix ids and classes when doing css layout, and I always insist that they be kept separate. Because you often need to reference an element by id when doing ajax manipulations, if you’ve also used that id for layout, you’re asking to shoot yourself in the foot if you need to change something. On top of that, elements can...
Skype contact spam is really picking up →
This is a drag. The privacy settings of Skype have mostly kept it from being invaded by spammers, but now they’ve discovered that there’s no way to turn off new contact requests. Expect this to pick up substantially unless someone at Skype does something about it. This is what I saw when I logged into Skype today.
Ridiculously good presentation on corporate... →