Donkey on the Edge

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Scoble, Facebook and scripting oh my…

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Well, I’ve been following Scoble’s tweets today and it would appear his Facebook account was shut down (disabled). facereviews makes the point that this is a good thing in the sense that we do want FB to monitor it’s pages for scraping.

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Subverting from within

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So I used to think I was subverting from within. That’s bollocks, of course. David always reminds me of that. I’ve decided I’m not going to work in advertising again, the daily round of social network metrics and the constant quest to shove us through some absurd value funnel (ad agencies are still in the process of discovering the creation of unique value, not exactly at the cutting edge of stuff really…) just goes against my belief in a collaborative internet.

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The amazing shrinking javascript

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OK, so I occasionally hack some bits of Javascript around to see if manipulating bits of the DOM can produce interesting, unusual or accessible interactions… These last couple of years I’ve started looking at frameworks and libraries which on the whole make the job a lot nicer (from Dojo to Prototype via jQuery and Mootools).

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Merry Christmas

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Well, it’s not very Christmassy but Nick was transferring photos and contacts to her new handset and in the process sent me this photograph of CLF playing in Nicki’s wedding outfit. Shame about the item in the background but I love the expression on CLF’s face, I think we should all feel like that ‘round this time of year :-)

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