There are 42 entries matching ‛John Allsopp’:
Web Essentials is almost upon us and now it has a blog. On a vaguely related note, CSS Vault recently pointed to some demonstrations of CSS in scientific web publishing in particular rendering mathematical expressions.
John Peel has died. This brings me great sadness. A legend if ever there was one, Peel’s gentle patter and eclectic (and loud) music kept me company through many a long drive and Winter evening. The whole point of John Peel’s radio shows were freedom – freedom…
Day 9 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End took us from Shrewsbury to the Severn Bridge.
Day 10 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End took us from the Severn Bridge to Tiverton.
A call out to font foundries to stop fretting about web font embedding and instead make it work in their favour.
Day 8 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End took us from Preston to Shrewsbury. Nothing too see, until we met family at the end.
The inaugural episode of a music podcast, featuring tracks from the Phantom Band, Villagers, the Soundcarriers and John Grant.
There’s a different approach to web page layout which is gradually getting some traction. The idea is that the layout is changed to best accommodate the window size.
Day 6 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End – our first 100 miler.
Our charity ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End begins with horrendous weather.
Day 7 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End took us over Shap fell (at 420m) through the Lake District to Preston.
So I was perusing Joshuaink, John Oxton’s splendidly autumnal blog, and spotted that some of the commenters had small images next to their names, making the comments easy to scan for your favourite personality. In itself not a new idea but…
Journeying from Devon to the North West of Scotland to begin our 980 mile ride back from John o’Groats to Land’s End in aid of charity.
It is exactly one year since John Peel died. This time last year I put together a compilation to celebrate what he had done for my music listening. At the time it was very much a personal thing but time marches on so here’s what I came up with.
Day 2 on our way from John o’Groats to Land’s End. A good day.
I just noticed the way John Gruber handles footnotes on Daring Fireball. In particular the little arrow appended to the footnote which sends readers back to their place in the text.
Last night, Her Indoors took me to see Duran Duran at the Kentish Town Forum. Not my usual taste in music, but…
Day 3 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End. The Loch Ness day, and another good one.
How to have disentangled headphones without resorting to buying a new iPhone.
Day 4 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End. A glorious, mostly flat ride from Fort William to Inveraray.
Day 5 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End. A wet but scenic start, eventually leading to crappy roads in and around Kilmarnock.
Day 11 of our ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End took us from Tiverton to Liskeard across Dartmoor. Very wet, very hilly. Proper hard ride despite being ‘only’ 100km. A lot of fun.
Hmm. I’m struggling for things to write at the moment – I’m just feeling like I’ve got little to say. For example, I nearly decided to omit mentioning the little bloggers’ meet up we had in London at the weekend.
On his tasty new blog, Brendan Dawes extolls the virtues of Apple’s Keynote as a rival PowerPoint. But I’m not convinced.
Why and how I put together Ampersand, the UK’s first conference dedicated specifically to web typography.
The availability of fonts for use in Web typography, or more specifically the lack thereof, has been getting some welcome attention recently.
On Messrs Hicks and Oxton’s new podcast, The Talk Show and Stephen Fry.
The final day. We only managed to squeeze in two-and-a-bit bands today, following a 40 minute queue to get into the Honey Club.
This month in DigitalWeb mag, Jeff Lash talks about using Information Architecture to promote business goals as well as user needs: Using information architecture to meet business goals by focusing on user needs not only proves your professional worth, but makes users happy…
Here’s the track listing to my annual compilation. As ever, titled as ‘The Best Songs I Bought In 2010 Ever’.
I think it’s high time I told you about my new book; or rather our book, Blog Design Solutions.
Day 12, the final day of our ride from John o’Groats, took us from Liskeard to Land’s End. We made it. What a trip.
How and why to descale FrancisFrancis! espresso makers. And a little on Jerusalem artichokes.
Help save BBC 6 Music by getting Joy Division Oven Gloves to number 6 in the singles charts.
More tedious mark-up discussion. This time it’s versus .
It’s Sunday and it finally feels like I’ve caught up sleep and got over jet lag, thus enabling me to attempt a personal wrap up of my South by Southwest.
Returning from speaking at the Web App Summit, we watched the brilliant Frost/Nixon and I was reminded of JFK’s fantastic 1962 Moon speech to Rice University.
Here’s the track listing to my annual compilation, this year cleverly titled as ‘The Best Songs I Bought In 2006 Ever’. It was another good year.
Earlier this week it was announced that WebKit now supports CSS @font-face rules. There has been a mixed reception in some quarters, but this leap forward (for that’s what it is) has to be a good thing.
There’s been some fascinating and handy blogs, articles, tools and references surfacing recently.
I’m on two proposed panels for SxSW 2010 – please cast a thumbs up in their favour! Also, some typography and other interesting looking panels that caught my eye.
The inaugural Dots conference provided a very enjoyable day on the loose subject of innovation. I was in a mood to listen rather than take notes but I did jot down a few bits and bobs. Here they are made into some sentences.