What the Heck is Shadow DOM?

If you build Web sites, you probably use Javascript libraries. If so, you are probably grateful to the nameless heroes who make these libraries not suck. One common problem these brave soldiers of the Web have to face is encapsulation. You know, one of them turtles on which the Object-Oriented Programming foundation sits, upon which […]

From HTML5 to Gibson’s Matrix?

I shouldn’t admit it, but — what the heck. I haven’t read the Sprawl Trilogy. Until this weekend. After falling prey to another round of the seasonal crud, and with the long Memorial Day weekend in sight, I dove in. The books aged extremely well. It was too easy to ignore the awkward artifacts of […]

Information Architecture Presentation at IPSA

Today, I gave a small presentation on a large topic, “Information Architecture on a Large Scale” at IPSA (that’s Information Professionals Society of Alabama). Here are the slides: And here are the notes: Notes for “Information Architecture on a Large Scale” Thank you guys for the warm reception! And if you have anything to add, […]