I hope future championships feel hollow because you've grown so accustomed to winning, you attractive and personable young man!
onLine weblog archive
Friday, October 20, 2000
Thursday, October 19, 2000
.. on Wednesday, O'Reilly and Bezos officially went into business together -- the patent-reform business, no less.
The erstwhile adversaries are jointly funding a new site called BountyQuest, which will, among other things, pay big cash rewards to people who dig up "prior art" -- pre-existing technology -- that helps debunk controversial patents.
Wednesday, October 18, 2000
But I've got an idea: why don't you, faithful reader, send me a link, or even a link with commentary, or even just commentary. Here's your chance to make glish.com what you always hoped it would be! I'll post whatever I get.
If you'd rather just sit on your duff, check out my experiments page. More fun than you can shake a stick at.
Tuesday, October 17, 2000
"What feeling do you need the best in your lifestyle? Trendy feeling, natural feeling and traditional feeling. We'll lead a tasteful life to find your personal style. Mild and tenderness are basic of our living life."
Today there exists the cultural equivalent of an ecotone between the old and new economies, between the culture of industrial production and that of informational exchange. Design today is flourishing in this region. Its symbol is the veil, a graphic device that conveys the conflicting desire to conceal and reveal.[thanks Bill]
Shadow, translucency, reflection, refraction, dappling, stippling, blurring, shimmering, vibration, moire, netting, layering, superimposition: these are some of the visual devices used to render the veil in contemporary design.
The roofers have come, and this morning they are tearing off our roof. Actually I suspect they will be doing it all day. Such noisy business requires noisy music, so I'm listening to My Bloody Valentine's Loveless.
Our task is to create an eXtensible Programming Language framework, in which XML documents will be source code, processed by XSLT and by our own tree operations.
Monday, October 16, 2000
The lexiaProject Public GUI Initiative is a project to create a better graphical user interface (GUI) for reading extended texts on a computer screen. The project uses a new technique, called vertical serial text presentation (VSTP) in combination with a unique interface widget to accommodate rapid, hands-free reading.