There are 43 entries matching ‛Personal’:
Rubhub is an XFN relationship lookup engine for determining the relationships between people who author personal websites. As such it is the first application to make use of XFN.
Blogdex is a project of the MIT media laboratory built to ‘harness the power of personal news, amalgamating and organizing personal news content into one navigable source’. Translated this means it trawls approx 12,000 weblogs and lists which links are most popular…
I’ve finally got around to adding the obligatory About section. Sometimes these bits are the most interesting part of a personal site. Prepare to be disappointed.
As in previous years, Clagnut has been lucky enough to be nominated in the Best Personal Site and Blogs category of the Brighton and Hove Web Awards 2006. Voting closes on Wednesday 8 November so hurry along and vote!
Last night saw the Brighton & Hove Virtual Festival Web Awards 2003. A good time was had by all – the beer was free (initially) and the venue cosy. Regular readers will know that Clagnut was nominated for Best Personal Site. Well I didn’t win but thanks to…
Brief thoughts on the vile attacks on Kathy Sierra.
Interconnected has been redesigned. It’s a neat non-table, 100% CSS design in brown (definitely the new grey). Note how the whitespace of the indented paragraphs describes a square. Nice. While I was there I spotted this: Patterns for Personal Web Sites, a compendium…
I’ve just being perusing the 2006 Review edition of Grafik magazine and came across some mini-interviews with graphic design luminaries. I thought they wrapped up the year nicely, so I’ve copied their questions here and provided my own answers.
Out of the box, the Apache Web server that comes with OS X does not take any notice of .htaccess files. It took me a while to figure out how to get them working, so I thought I’d share.
As last year, Clagnut has been lucky enough to be nominated in Personal category of the Brighton and Hove Virtual Festival Web Awards 2004. You can vote for Clagnut here. I’m up against Adactio and Chris Eubank (yes, the Chris Eubank) amongst others, so I guess my…
I’ve been shortlisted for the Brighton & Hove Virtual Festival Web Awards 2003.
…to check out Joe “Accessibility” Clark’s web various weblogs: Axxlog: Links-and-commentary blog on accessible media NUblog: Links-and-commentary blog on online content and everything that entails. Written in a somewhat affected third person.
The country music legend died in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 71. I started listening to Johnny Cash only very recently, having heard his wonderful covers of non-country songs such has Depeche Mode’s Personal Jesus. The Guardian has a feature entitled Five extraordinary…
At midday today, people across Europe held a two minutes silence in memory of those killed and injured a week ago in London. It was one of the most unexpectedly moving experiences I have ever had.
Last Sunday I completed the inaugural Brighton marathon. It was a great day, for a good cause.
So thanks then, terrorists. You’ve just succeeded in bringing the families of millions of Londoners that bit closer together, giving them an increased love of their city and an enhanced appreciation of their way of life.
After months of preparation I’m immensely pleased to announce that Andy Budd, Jeremy Keith and I have joined forces to form Clearleft, which officially launched on Monday.
I’ve recently been enjoying Asterisk’s Song of the Week feature, so much so that I may ‘borrow’ the idea. In the meantime, here’s the some personal recommendations by way of the track listing to my compilation ‘The Best Songs I Bought In 2003…
As you’ve probably heard by now, a number of explosions have gone off in the London Underground system and on a number of buses. Tony Blair has just confirmed it was a terrorist attack. Thanks to those of you IMing to see if I’m OK.
Clagnut is featured as a Star Site in Practical Web Design magazine and @media 2006 is announced.
Following on from the great response we had to d.Construct, Clearleft is proud to be putting on an Ajax training course early next year.
Dan’s latest SimpleQuiz asks the question ‘When using the XHTML 1.0 Strict doctype, how would you launch links in a new window?.’ The problem to overcome is that the target attribute is deprecated and not available in XHTML 1.0 Strict. We’re not talking…
For those of you following the saga, my iBook is finally fixed and it feels like a weight has been lifted from my shoulders.
Poppy is 1½ today. She’s my first dog and, it’s been a wonderful, if occasionally trying experience for both Her Indoors and me.
The vote for clagnut link is up. Zeldman has stopped his third party links opening in a named window. And about time too. 37 Signals have designed a better Google.
This time the location was closer to home, in Brighton. Dunstan, Jon, Patrick, Drew, Rachel (and Bethany) joined Jeremy, Jessica, Andy and me for a splendid weekend of geek chat, free wifi, pricey booze and Asian cuisine.
Flickr badges don’t show photo titles, so I turned to a simple bit of DOM scripting for a solution.
On Messrs Hicks and Oxton’s new podcast, The Talk Show and Stephen Fry.
XHTML Friends Network is a simple piece of mark-up for identifying human relationships of links.
My diet has been devoid of chilli over the past few months. Normally we eat lots of hot food – hotter the better – so I was becoming desperate for my fix. In a quiet moment, I made myself an delicious second breakfast to ease the craving.
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.
Some weeks ago my Dad told me he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. This week he had a radical prostatectomy; I visited him today and had some thoughts I wanted to share.
A teasingly brief piece in Wired wherein Thurston Moore waxes lyrical about mix tapes and their progeny.
I’m writing a book on Web Typography which I’m hoping to crowdfund on Kickstarter. It’ll be a handbook for designing beautiful and effective typography in modern websites, and I hope it’ll be available in time for Ampersand conference this year.
In acknowlegement of CSS Reboot I have created Clagnut 2.0 beta in which I have started exploring APIs and thinking more about tagging.
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.
Netscape’s DevEdge has been redesigned as a standards showcase. Yes, another important web site has been redesigned and built without table-layout. Visually, it’s hardly cutting edge, but is easy on both the eye and the mouse. The drop down menus are rather splendid…
A champion is the person in your client’s organisation who can pinpoint the barriers to a great solution going live. Champions are obstacle clearers, problem insulators and praise singers. Find them and treat them with the reverence they deserve.
Two weeks ago I became the father of a beautiful baby girl. Thought I’d better jot down some thoughts for posterity.
The availability of fonts for use in Web typography, or more specifically the lack thereof, has been getting some welcome attention recently.
An explanation of the practical benefits that microformats can bring to a business and its customers, written with the business owner in mind.”
A discussion of the Upgrade Your Browser message so often placed at the top of web pages which can only displayed as intended by browsers with good CSS capabilities. Personally I find find it annoying…
My favourite fifty albums of the Noughties.