Diary Archive 2018

See also Books read in 2018

Guilt and shame in equal measure

I really ought to be in London today, marching with 100,000 others in favour of a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal

What’s wrong with PDF and why is HTML better?

Adobe's PDF logo The acronym HTML above a shield with the number 5 emblazoned on it

The Web community has difficulty expressing just how much it hates PDF. Prompted by recent events and onging discussions at GS1, here's an attempt to explain why.

I'll decide which browser I use, thank you

Sorry, this is just a rant about a company I've never dealt with telling me what browser I have to use in order to access stuff I've already bought.

Well meaning safety idea that's fundamentally wrong

It's a long time since I worked in online safety but I was pleased to be asked to comment on a proposal from one of that domain's key players. I am a lot less pleased about the proposal itself.

My Mum, Rona Archer

Some words about my dear Mum who died very recently. So much to remember …

Hintlesham and Chattisham Community Council

A partial screenshot of the new Hintlesham and Chattisham Community Council website

A small contribution to the community.