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Space Exploration History: The Space Shuttle and the Horse's Rear End
"Specifications and bureaucracies live forever." Or: why a Solid Rocket Booster is the width of a Roman chariot. This is good.
history  technology  standards  bureaucracy 
october 2018 by infovore
Bookland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Bookland is a fictitious country created in the 1980s in order to reserve a Unique Country Code (UCC) prefix for EAN identifiers of published books, regardless of country of origin, so that the EAN space can catalog books by ISBN rather than maintaining a redundant parallel numbering system." Awesome. Via Kim (who else?)
metadata  standards  publishing  books  isbn  bookland 
november 2010 by infovore
Code Standards | Isobar
Not a bad list, especially for sites needing hardcore, tight, front-end work, and that are going to face load.
development  frontend  markup  standards  process  css  html  javascript 
october 2010 by infovore
Lubing the Edges of the Internet - Jan Chipchase - Future Perfect
"...the biggest consequence [of a universal micro-USB adaptor] will be the ease of transferring data/content from street service provider to consumer, and consumer to consumer... There is a place at the edges of the internet where the level of friction makes content and data grind to a halt. It's largely unregulated. And it just got seriously lubed."
mobile  distribution  interface  data  friction  connectivity  phone  standards  edges  microusb  telephony 
february 2009 by infovore
Hixie's Natural Log: How YOU can join the W3C HTML5 Working Group in six easy steps
Probably ought to join at least the whatwg lists; W3C could get scary after a tmie...
html  standards  w3c  whatwg  html5 
march 2007 by infovore
Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : IE7 CSS tweak show and tell
Zeldman asks everybody to show their IE7 hacks and chops. Could well become a useful resource
ie7  standards  xhtml  hacks  bugs  browser  pos 
october 2006 by infovore
456 Berea Street highlights of 2004 | 456 Berea Street
useful 456BS articles from the past year; some great stuff in there
web  standards  webdesign  css  html 
january 2005 by infovore

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