Since I’m getting a bit hammered at work by projects whose deadlines conflict with my planned escape paddling the near north, posting will be of sporadic frequency, and like this entry, quality.
- Tara Cleveland is organizing the affordable TOevolt Web conference for the September 17th weekend in Toronto. Register now to hear some good talks from the likes of Dan Cederholm and Joe Clark.
- Tonight is the fourteenth (give-or-take) meeting of Webstandards.TO, location TBA on the mailing list.
- In living colour.
- Jim Munroe blogs his novel, An Opening Act of Unspeakable Evil. He’ll be posting 88 entries and it all got underway Sunday.
- Online news is dominated by male readers says Wired News (ironically, the link was sent to me by a colleague who worked to attract more females to news sites).
- Also at Wired News, Adam Penenberg laments lying about registration and contemplates the Holy Grail of such things, the federated identity — a.k.a., a one-stop, centralized login. If not we could all face more registration forms like the one I recently had to fill-out
- UBC’s Thunderbird analyzes Canadian news sites desire to get their readers to pay-to-read. I’d love to expand on the points raised, but I also enjoy working full-time.
- The Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic is working to make the Creative Commons license compatible with Canadian copyright law.
- The new phrase du jour is “user experience.”