Cleared US Customs and am now, officially, in The System
My wdn08 ends with an amazing day 2 — thanks all!
This better be good
Touchdown Seattle — my trip was half the time of my normal commute
Meta: using my iPhone to twitter Dave & John’s wdn08 session on the mobile Web
Less than four hours left in Canada…
Loving the data visualizations interpretations from Eric Rodenbeck at wdn08
The original SimCity is now the open source... →
Think you’re smarter than the meatheads on your local city council? Now you can prove it — without running for office — courtesy of the original city simulation game. Electronic Arts (EA) has released the source code to SimCity under the GPLv3. The newly freed game is dubbed Micropolis.
Future of Web interfaces is people, people is the future of web interfaces #wdn08
More on Indi’s WDN08 talk about mental models: http://tinyurl.com/dyhtb
Listening to Indi on innovation at wdn08
Money is the question
Eating at the Bellaggio on Hornby, missing JB and MDC
OfficeMac 2008 annoyances →
A timely Flickr pool of bugbears in the Mac OS version of Office.
WDN08: Are you a front-end Web designer/developer with a passion for news? We should talk…
Wonders why “button” never gets any love #wdn08
Really, really want to be able to use Silverlight, but I have no business case #wdn08
Waiting for the IE8 “discussion” to start at WDN08
Opening WDN keynotes make me feel old #wdn08
Analogy of the day (so far) at WDN08: W3C a passive-aggressive cowboy
Excellent investigative journalism online →
Yes, its from MSNBC.com, but I had nothing to do with it so I say without bias this is piece on bridges at risk is a tremendous piece of reporting.
Awaiting Mr. Z
In lobby waiting around for the opening WDN08 keynote
Heading to dinner with former co-workers #wdn08
Now entering a very foggy Vancouver for WDN08
Wrong lane at customs but we are in Canada!!
Approaching Cdn. Customs!
Skagit won over Chuckanut as a refuel point
YouTube iPhone experience fails badly when it counts
545 to 48 to home to Vancouver #wdn08
Kinda surprised how different the Mac & Windows Offices are and how badly they interrelate
YVR-SEA flight booked — officially will now miss Burka’s talk and Whistler’s snow at WDN
Stunned at the delays caused by a dusting of snow — maybe I should have worked from home
Finally learning to snowboard
The State of Media →
Deloitte’s second survey on changing media attitudes amongst the generations has some good insight (PDF)
Wondering if the Mix email caused the rush of conference inquiries
Leonard Cohen to tour again →
Never expected to see him perform live again.
Server permsission headaches and Omniture crashes causing flashbacks
HTML5 is a draft →
Keep in mind it is a draft, and won’t be real this decade, but it is a major evolution of the mark-up language used to build the Web.
EveryBlock launches →
Adrian Holovaty’s hyper-local site launches and offers exactly the kind of site I would want for local information…when comes Seattle?
Has check [sic]
Starbucks trying to suck me in →
Starbucks is experimenting with $1 coffees with free refills in Seattle.
My day just opened up, now maybe I can catch-up on email (or, by saying this, did I just curse myself?)
Diplomats cannot be advocates and informed advocacy is what is needed
Waiting for the puppy to become self-aware, bat it’s eyelashes, and solemly declare: “I’m cute!”
Heath Ledger is Dead →
TMZ has learned that Academy Award nominee Heath Ledger has died in NY.
Opting-in to use Web standards →
Jeremy Keith exactly sums up mine (and many other peoples) concerns over the plans to lock-in browser compatibility.
IE8 and future compatibility →
Chris Wilson, Internet Explorer’s Platform Architect, explains how IE8 plans to not break the Web.
IE8 Super Standards Mode →
Microsoft today announced how web developers can trigger the new “standards mode” for the upcoming Internet Explorer 8:”If you (the page developer) really want the best standards support IE8 can give, you can get it by inserting a simple element.”