The amazing Molly posted a tweet yesterday with a photo of a bunch of us at the 2006 W3C Plenary in Mandelieu, France. I hadn’t thought about it in a while, but that plenary was the site of one of my few accomplishments in the web standards world. A little background, since this is now… Continue reading A Web Standards Adventure
I’ve worked with hundreds, if not thousands, of people over the years. I’ve liked most of them, been friends with a lot of them, and loved many of them. Cindy was definitely in the last category. Cindy Li and I became fast friends and co-conspirators while we both worked at AOL. We were on the… Continue reading My Friend Cindy Li
Jason posted a tweet about writing songs this afternoon and I must have been in a particularly suggestible post-nap state and instantly came up with several extremely nerdy song titles. I think almost all of these fall into to Nerd Country n’ Western, but whatever. Here they are: I’m Semantic, But Wow, You’re Well-Formed Since… Continue reading Nerdy Songs
I’m not close to having them all up, and will hopefully be able to recover the ones on the\ fried laptop’s hard drive, but I’ve started uploading photos from China. They’ll all end up at that URL eventually.
I made it home. What a week. I posted before about what I did on the flight to China and that was the last you heard from me. Well, Saturday night, my laptop died. It suffered a complete hard drive failure. Even using Arun system disk, it couldn’t find the hard drive controller. Hopefully, this… Continue reading The Many Misadventures of One Kevin P. Lawver
I’m heading to the airport in a couple hours, with a very long plane ride ahead of me (well, two, but the second is next week). How long? Well, if United is to be believed, it’s thirteen hours and forty-four minutes long. This will be the longest continuous flight I’ve ever been on (Dulles to… Continue reading How to Spend 14 Hours Stuck in a Chair
I spent this week at the W3C’s annual technical plenary, which is a week of “discussing” the future of the foundations and future of the web. I spent the first part of the week in the CSS Working Group discussing CSS3 features and CSS2.1 issues. Tuesday evening and Wednesday were spent in the AC meeting… Continue reading Web Standards’ Three Buckets of Pain