Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. — attributed to Pablo Picasso. Economies are useless. They can only provide goods and services. More collected Geek Thoughts at http://geekthoughts.info.
Month: January 2009
This year’s Mark Logic User Conference is May 12-14, in beautiful San Francisco. Attend the conference at no charge as a speaker! Submit a proposal for a breakout session on business applications, technical implementation, or best practices. Deadline is February 13th. Thanks! -m
If you’ve seen MarkMail before, you may be pleased to know that a new version launched last week, including new features (like saved search sets) for power users. If you haven’t seen MarkMail before, what are you waiting for? -m P.S. If you could use something like this behind your firewall, ping me.
At least, that’s how I’ve summarized John Allsopp’s article on HTML5 semantics. -m
I’ve started looking into porting the WebPath code (and eventually XForms Validator) over to Python 3. The first step is external libraries, of which there is only one. WebPath uses the lex.py module from PLY. I had got it into my head that Python 2.x and 3.x were thoroughly incompatible, but leave it to the…
My friend and XForms conspirator T.V. Raman was written up in the New York Times. (Link) [If the link happens to not work because of NYT’s stupid content policy, access the article via a search on Raman’s name on Google News.] Raman has done all kinds of great accessibility work that benefits everyone, photon-dependent or…
Superior leadership, make no bones about it, is pure selling…establishing the perception, the feeling, the picture, that your view is right, that you listen, hear, and understand, that you are worth listening to and following. A Passion for Excellence, pg 109. Written about 20 years before Twitter. More collected Geek Thoughts at http://geekthoughts.info.