Archive for 'Web Design'

W3 Schools Removal Script

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

If you’re a web developer and you’re at all like me, you’re constantly doing searches for things like “javascript string” and “css cursor”. There just isn’t enough room in the brain for all those little details. Invariably, the top few results for queries like this contain links to pages at http://www.w3schools.com. These pages are marginally […]

Relinquishing Control

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

I used to glance at the http://isitnormal.com statistics rather obsessively. Recently, with my focus shifting to my new venture, I’ve found it slipping my mind more and more. I just took a look at the Google Analytics page for the first time in a week or so and decided to go back in time a […]

Yahoo! Answers beta

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Yesterday, that little project that I’ve been involved with at Yahoo! went live. It’s called [Yahoo! Answers](http://answers.yahoo.com). It’s a place where anyone and everyone can go to ask questions of other real people for free. It’s a big information free for all and I think it’s going to be incredibly useful. I’m proud to have […]

Y! Site Explorer

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

This is a pretty cool tool for people who develop sites, like myself. It basically lets you browse around in the Yahoo! search index to see everything related to a given site. Yahoo! Site Explorer Beta Some stats for isitnormal.com 1,020 Pages Indexed (This seems a little too low) 296 In-links Some stats for breasy.com […]

Semantic Vs. Automatic

Tuesday, October 11th, 2005

Today while watching a webcast of a talk at Berkeley by Google’s Sergey Brin, I heard him say something that was… well… interesting. In response to a question about the future of the semantic web and ideas like tagging, Brin said the following: I think that tagging and semantics are great, as long as the […]