@Media2007: Tantek Celik: Microformats, Building Blocks, and you

There has been a buzz about Microformats for over a year now, but until recently I was still confused by the concept. I had no idea how they could be implemented effectively and I was unsure of their relevance. The Microformats website is also rather academically written, and lacks the clear non-technical language that we […]

@Media 2007: Jason Santa-Maria – Diabolical Design: The Devil is in the details

Jason is a well known and influential designer working for Happy Cog, the studio run by Jeffrey Zeldman. Zeldman is the author of Designing with Web Standards, a book that has been pivotal in the conversion of many designers from structuring pages with tables, to using standards compliant CSS layouts. Jason’s design has had a […]

@media 2007

Last week I attended @Media 2007, a yearly event for Web design and development professionals with many respected and well known speakers. This year’s event took place at The Business Design Centre in Islington. Over the next few posts I will outline the key presentations, themes, and opinions that I felt were most important and […]

Apple Video Solutions: Training For the Media Industry

On May 31st I attended a briefing session in Manchester from Apple Computer entitled Apple Video Solutions Training for the Media Industry. First we were given an overview of current trends and Apple’s strategies to exploit new markets. New trends included: quick adoption to digital technologies and HD television within media industry and by the […]