I am surprised by how many companies spend extensive resources on ensuring that employees spend a certain amount of time in the office, and then some more on measuring it. However, they seem to ignore whether work is done or not. That comes up only during meetings. [Continue]
It is the standard’s standard. And W3C is going social with it. Lets hope this marketing effort will bring in unanimous support for HTML 5.
Xfce 4.8 has arrived. Xfce is one of the most stable, simple and usable desktop environments. It is developed by a small group of developers and sometimes takes its time to adopt modern techniques. [Continue]
Minimalism is not accepted very well. It is often rejected as an approach to present a product that no one wants to use. Minimalism, if done for its own sake, will always find it difficult to get nods. [Continue]
The current Web is organized enough to make your content discoverable. However, you have to follow its recommendations to get the best out of it. I am surprised so many developers and SEO experts forget this and try to do horrible things that try to trick readers to force the SEO. [Continue]
I started using OS X for some development work, and began looking for the free country in Mac world. I was happy to see that Apple helps a Mac user discover open source applications. And of course there is MacPorts, which brings out the ancestor it shares with BSDs, FreeSMUG, MacLibre and Fink. [Continue]