Why knowingly breaking standards may be the way forward.
What is the state of HTML5 compliance among large sites?
At 20, there are many assaults against the open web. Here’s why it’s important to keep it alive.
With limited resources, should you develop for Android, iOS, or the mobile web first?
The teens will be a great era of successful internet companies creation. Here’s why
Some companies pretend to be open. Introducing the concept of Fauxpenness, a definition, and some examples from current companies.
A product long rumored and whose very existence was long denied by Google itself finally launched: the Google browser, aka. Google Chrome. There are a number of things that are good and a few that leaves one scratching his head but ultimately, it is very clear that Google is working very hard to ensure that […]
Looking at the efforts Dave Winer is undertaking in terms of getting OPML to become yet another standard, I’ve been thinking about how formats get adopted. The key insight I came up with is that standards are actually a form of social contract and increasingly, data formats is following the same path. Looking at the […]
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal claims that there is a level of conflict of interest for bloggers who have advised FON and are writing about it. While the Journal’s story, in itself, is probably more of a tempest in a tea cup, I do believe that it raises some interesting issues in […]
A few minutes ago, I learned that Yahoo! acquired WebJay, a site that allows for categorization, editing, listening, and sharing of playlists online (In a way, it can easily be compared to del.icio.us for multimedia.) WebJay was created in early 2004 as a way to create the internet equivalent of mix tapes. Lucas Gonze, the […]