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Presenting… at Suckswuh

Round 2 of the 2007 SXSW Interactive Panel Proposal Picker has just gone live and I’ve got one proposal in the bunch. Semantics Semantics – A Plain English Guide to Web Standards Jargon Every specialized field evolves its own internal language of jargon, slang, insider references and buzzwords. We’ll cut through the technobabble and define […]


A few months ago, at my workplace, I was asked to give a short talk to the development team on the subject of web standards. It seems three years of my quiet (sometimes not so quiet) evangelism had taken some root and it was decided to be high time the other coders got up to […]

SEO and WordCamp

I attended the first WordCamp on Saturday, August 5 in San Francisco. While I’ve heard no official headcount, I’d estimate about 200 bloggers rallied at the Swedish American Hall to bond over a shared enthusiasm for the bundle of open-source code that drives the words you’re reading right now. Sessions were loose and informal discussions, […]