Fixed some glitches in the “Open Standards vs. Open Source series” series formatting

I really like WordPress but one of the annoying things it sometimes does is it fixes your HTML wrong. It can even sometime break correct paragraph formatting. I was semi-horrified to find that all four parts of the series had their first few paragraphs run together because WP couldn’t handle…

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First day of the rest of my blogging life

As I’ve announced several times over on my IBM developerWorks blog, effective today I will only be blogging on my sutor.com site, both in this “Open Blog” as well as over in the “Personal Blog.” This should make my life a little easier since I won’t have to publish the…

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aDesigner from IBM alphaWorks

When I was in Japan a couple of weeks ago I got a great demonstration of some of the current and upcoming accessibility technologies coming out of the IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory. One of these is aDesigner, “a disability simulator that helps Web designers ensure that their pages are accessible…

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“Creating Eclipse Plug-ins” web seminar

I just got email about this and decided to enroll to see what they had to say. Creating Eclipse Plug-Ins Sponsored by: The Eclipse Foundation Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 Time: 1:00 pm Eastern, 10:00 am Pacific I have no involvement in this other than curiosity. It’s free. Ever notice…

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My WordPress plug-ins

Periodically I do a post about which Firefox extensions I’m currently using and I just noted two that I’m trying out. (Colorful Tabs will stay, not so sure about Performancing.) I thought today I would mention which WordPress plug-ins I’m using for this blog. First of all, there are hundreds…

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Setting up Ubuntu

On my personal time, I’ve been playing with Ubuntu on the desktop. This is one of the most popular Linux distributions and it is part of the Debian family of distributions. From time to time I’m going to post about my experiences with this and other desktops and open source…

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Writely, Google, O’Grady, and why I don’t really need or want a traditional word processor any more

Steve O’Grady of Redmonk has contributed another one of his fine Q&As, this time on the Writely acquisition by Google. I want to re-emphasize his last point of advice “… I’d love to see Writely continue to innovate in different directions; don’t try and be Word.”. I’m not picking on…

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Dressing for breakfast

Sometimes I really wonder about myself (that’s not an excuse for you to comment). Today, Saturday, I am flying home from Oslo via London and Chicago. My flight from Norway was at 7:50 AM, and so I got up at 4 AM in order to catch the ‘FLYBUSSEN‘ (bus) to…

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