A few weeks ago I put together a presentation on HTML5. Here is the presentation: Html5 View more presentations from James VanDyke. Here are my speaking notes: HTML5 Training Notes Here are a few resources that I recommend: Dive into HTML5 – This is one of the best resources I could find. It walks you… Continue reading HTML5: A look at the future
Use Google Alerts to track mentions
One of my favorite tools to track mentions of a company, product or person is Google Alerts. This is a simple tool that can give you an edge in understanding what people are saying about you or your organization. How it works Choose a search term and use advanced search options to tailor your results.… Continue reading Use Google Alerts to track mentions
Posterous: Posting Anything via Email
Posterous is a service that should appeal to people who want to post things online but don’t want to deal with the technical details. It works by simply emailing what you want to post to email@example.com. You don’t even need to create an account to get started, just email them. The contents of your email… Continue reading Posterous: Posting Anything via Email
Unrequited Love: Linux and the Geek
I want to love Linux but it doesn’t share my feelings. To be honest, I think it’s hurt that I’m only looking for a fling; a trophy of geekdom to casually flaunt at parties. “Yeah, I”ve got a Linux box at home.” We both know that when I’m done experimenting I’ll head back to the… Continue reading Unrequited Love: Linux and the Geek
What the Font?!
What to do when you need to know which font was used for a graphic? Well, if you’re short a typographist or font-spotter graphic designer you might try What the Font. It’s a free web service from myfonts.com who I’m guessing hopes you discover that the font you need is sold right on theirwebsite. So,… Continue reading What the Font?!
David Pogue, technology columnist for the New York Times, has released a entertaining way to narrow down your choices before a tech purchase. This new tool called the “Pogue-O-Matic” basically just narrows your choices as you select the options you want. The treat comes as Mr. Pogue’s video commentary helps you choose which option is… Continue reading The Pogue-O-Matic
Is this thing on?
I found an interesting site today, downforeveryoneorjustme.com. If you’ve ever wondered if a website is really down or just singling you out this site tries to give you an answer.