Archive for January, 2010

Nikon D300 hint: saving your settings

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

One of the first things that bothered me when I got my Nikon D300 a couple of years ago was:  it’s got all sorts of interesting settings to try, but how can you get back to your usual settings after you’re done experimenting, or after adjusting the camera for some unusual situation?  After trying various […]

The Feynman Messenger Lectures on Physics are available online

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Several of the legendary 1963 Feynman Lectures on Physics are now available for viewing online at at Microsoft Research’s Project Tuva (direct link to videos).  (UDPATE:  oops, my mistake! It’s not the 1963 Caltech lectures, it’s the Messenger Lectures from Cornell — see first comment below). Feynman was one of the great physicists of the […]

Web user interfaces should scale

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Over the years Web user interfaces have become more flexible, more refined, and more dynamic, but one thing that annoys me is:  too many of them do a bad job of adjusting to different window sizes and font sizes.  I think that’s something to which we should all pay more attention.

Continuing on the TAG

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

I am delighted and deeply honored that Tim Berners-Lee has appointed me to serve for another two years as chair of the W3C  Technical Architecture Group (TAG).   The TAG is the senior technical body responsible for the World Wide Web. Also in the official announcement is word that Dan Appelquist of Vodafone will be joining […]