Any web geek will have heard of the Digg vs. the AACS copy protection body, but is this the new Jury system?
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If you’ve found this site, well done! My main domain (alastairc.ac) has just been dropped without warning by the registrar. I’ve switched over to alastc.com for now, needless to say, nic.ac is not my favorite registrar at the moment.
I was a bit quiet over the Christmas period, because .net magazine had asked me to do an article on accessibility. I’m very pleased with the result, it’s great to see it in print, although also quite nerve-wracking: I’m used to making post-publish edits!
At this stage, fund raising to allow fund raising! Joe Clark is starting the Open & Closed Project, dedicated to writing a set of standards (how-to manuals) for four fields of accessibility – captioning, audio description, subtitling, and dubbing.
In a short break from the editor series, and in the spirit of
If you write it down you’ll remember it, I’m going to risk a mauling by defining captions and sub-titles for video.
The short story is that you shouldn’t use the uk online passport application unless you have no time constraints. The slightly longer story vents about government IT projects, and praises the Opera mini which was (mostly) used to write this post.
You have to worry when Tim Berners-Lee says things like:
Let’s see whether the United States is capable as acting according to its important values, or whether it is, as so many people are saying, run by the misguided short-term interested of large corporations.
Part of me thinks: will …
Getting laser eye surgery is something I’ve been thinking of for a while, and finally decided to take the plunge last December. This post is for anyone in the same position I was in – considering it.