Archive for November, 2008

Everything I know about CSS is right!

Friday, November 28th, 2008

Well at least for the next two years

aka a review of Everything you know about CSS is wrong! by Rachel Andrew and Kevin Yank

I just finished reading Everything you know about CSS is wrong! by Rachel Andrew and Kevin Yank. The title was chosen to be controversial, the book is about using CSS tables for layout.

Web Mixed grill

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

The Australian Web Industry Association is organising a Web Mixed Grill to showcase some of the bright minds the Australian web community, I assume in 24 ways kind of way.

While I do not consider myself one of the brightest mind in the Australian web community. I am more than happy to contribute. So what would you like to see me contribute …

The recycled cycle

Friday, November 21st, 2008

recyclecycle take 2

If you have wandered across my flickr stream lately you might of noticed a couple of photos of my latest bicycle. So here is the story behind it. I regularly commute the 2.5km to and from the train station each day. Until recently on self destructing cheap chinese hybrid, that is in desperate need of replacement. So when the latest bulk rubbish collection occurred in our suburb, I decided to see if I could find a suitable replacement. Unfortunately I spent the weekend clearing our shed of 10 years worth of junk to have a good look locally.

A few days later, on the way home in the bus (it was raining heavily), I spotted a suitable candidate …

That proposed filter

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Keep Your Filter Off Our Internet badge

Greg Dwyer is collecting material on the proposed internet filtering in Australia. So I am sharing my thoughts and particularly my experience with the filtering software I now look after at the State Library of WA, with you as well as Greg.