Donkey on the Edge

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Tags

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what I can see in the mirror Sitting here in MUF where I work on personal projects thinking about the structure of a huge, museum website and have just noticed that Technorati’s tags page is almost 50% non-roman.

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Memory machine

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I’m not sure whether I prefer the Flickr ‘most recent’ or ‘random’ badges, but one of the nice features of the random badge (which grabs pics at ‘random’ from your photosets) is that is reminds you of days past.

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Getting clients to the Land of Usability…

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I forget if I’ve mentioned this before, but we’re all carrying all manner of legacy decisions about producing web pages. We’ve got the web-safe colour thing, the acessible Javascript thing, the quirks or no quirks thing and so on. I’m currently working for a company that is stuck deep in some of the darker areas of these debates and it’s a pretty grim thing to experience.

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Touching screens

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What is it with account execs? They can’t help themselves from poking the screen. One in particular had the endearing habit of using a biro which left little blue smudges…

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Vote

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OK everybody, today’s the day. Time to head for a polling station.

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Aquent

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Have just spent three hours inputting all manner of stuff into the Aquent website.

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Tom Coates on trackback

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Tom writes Trackback is dead. Are Comments dead too? I’m not sure I agree with his findings. To be honest, I have a problem understanding exactly how trackback works, so time to delve deeper. What is undeniable is that my sites (including this one) and my httpd logs are increasingly frozen by the sheer volume of links the spammers generate:-(

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