Web Dataflow Itches
Published 2013-10-21 21:54
A working list of things I want to be able to do with data on the web
On the Indie Web Camp Sign In UX Barrier
Published 2013-08-31 17:47
Indie Web Camp and by extension Indieauth and the wiki act as diagnostic tools which, by not compromising on their principles, expose UX flaws further up in the chain, and make fixing them a practical necessity rather than an idealistic desire.
How to set up Web Sign In on your @squarespace website
Published 2013-08-26 19:17
(video+transcript) Squarespace doesn’t yet add
rel=meto links to connected accounts, and even if/when they do you may still want to add support for other authentication methods like SMS or Persona. Follow these steps to be able to log in using a squarespace site.
A Simple Go IRC Bot
Published 2013-08-25 13:47
How to create a small IRC bot using the Go programming language.
Reblog: It’s Great When You’re Straight… Yeah
Published 2013-08-12 11:16
This post by Oliver Hotham was censored by the organisation it exposes. In an attempt to rebalance the universe, here it is on a platform which is slightly trickier to censor.
Published 2013-07-09 20:05
You can tell a lot about what a school values by the difference between it’s public reception and it’s student reception.
Published 2013-07-08 14:10
In which I document the experience of exporting data from several services, commenting on the UI, UX, terminology and utility/tangibility/formatting of the data produced.
Published 2013-06-07 10:29
Notes on Statistical Significance and Effect Sizes
Deploying SFW on Heroku using Node
Published 2013-06-03 16:25
By default, trying to push the Smallest Federated Wiki repo to Heroku runs using Sinatra. It didn’t work, so here’s how to deploy it using Node.js
Published 2013-05-20 21:09
Notes on how to convert OSM’s complicated address tagging schema into microformats h-adr semantics
Aggression and Diversity
Published 2013-04-14 19:48
A distillation of my thoughts about collective identities, aggression and the importance of diversity, prompted by reading “On Aggression” by Konrad Lorenz.
Published 2013-04-12 18:11
Many people ask me why I only ever drink water. This is my logic:
Published 2013-04-07 17:53
In response to Twitter’s Display
Guidelines, here are some things I request/suggest you do if using my content on the web.
Who Owns Hashtags?
Published 2013-03-28 12:07
In which I exaggerate Twitter’s requirements, postulate about hashtags being gestures and unleash the worlds first fully compliant hashtag.
Published 2013-03-07 20:41
Brainstorming, research, prototyping etc. around quoting UIs.
Web Action Toolbelt Guide
Published 2013-03-04 22:08
Initially a transcript of the web action toolbelt video, this guide covers how to install and use the Web Action Hero Toolbelt.
iOS Quantified Self Workflow
Published 2013-03-03 10:39
Valuable personal analytical data can be gleaned from the diagnostics files created by iOS, but getting them requires an awkward workflow.
At Least As Useful
Published 2013-03-02 21:17
Principle: Indieweb UIs should be At Least As Useful as their silo equivalents.
Musical Internet of Things
Published 2013-02-27 19:26
Musical instruments seem like an ideal class of objects to connect to the internet. Unstructured brainstorming and linking here.
Lessons Diaspora Taught Me
Published 2013-02-25 22:12
My experiences with Diaspora and lessons I believe we should learn from it.