- May 15th:
at Smashing Magazine comes a revisit of _why: Tale of a Post-Modern Genius, the sad tale of “Why the Lucky Stiff”, who made many vibrant and colourful contributions to the community, before deleting his online existence last August. The article is a great review of the whole arc and some useful links. He is missed, and I hope he is doing better.
- May 18th
- May 17 to 19th:
Most of the week was occupied by MESH and MESH U,which is a Toronto based conference which looks at “The Web” and how it is affecting the media, marketing, business and society as a whole. Mesh is in its 5th year and Mesh U (which is a more focused one for the on design, development and management people who are building that “Web”) is in it’s second year.
I moved the details on to a seprate post : Mesh10 : five years of Meshing in Toronto
- May 18th
Via IE6 must die, Microsoft claims IE6 similar to old milk Microsoft stated, “You would not drink nine-year-old milk, so why use a nine-year-old browser?”
- May 19th
Very happy to hear that Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross are teaming up for a follow up to their “Jury Service” and “Appeals Court” stories and will be working on “Rapture of the Nerds”. Yeah!!