Archive for March, 2009
James Clark, one of the co-inventors of XML, has an interesting blog posting on his week spent working with the Oslo team at Microsoft.
Bletchley Park was the estate where Alan Turing and an amazing team of codebreakers cracked several key World War II German ciphers, and where they built the world’s first programmable electronic digital computers. Bletchley is falling into disrepair, and there are ongoing efforts to raise funds to save it. While rummaging around following links about […]
A few weeks ago the New York Times published a nice rememberance of one of my favorite American authors, Wallace Stegner. Angle of Repose is probably his most famous work, and it won the Pulitzer Prize, but many of his smaller books including Remembering Laughter and Crossing to Safety, are beautfully written too.
After this blog went live I received a few comments on the copyright policy, and in particular on the fact that copyright on any comments that you post is transferred to me.
Apple is supporting CSS Animations in Safari for both desktop and the iPhone. Follow that link using the new Safari 4 Beta and you can try out some of the effects, including <div>s that fade out or spin around when you click them. The extension properties have names like “-webkit-transition” and so are specific to […]