Advertisers are frustrated

That’s the exact same outdated model of interruption-based advertising that we’ve been trying to block out with a TiVo or an internet ad blocker. We don’t want it. We’ll ignore it.

Via Mr. Pete Cashmore.

On Murdoch

Newspapers, even if every single one of them acted in collusion, cannot establish a monopoly on news. The main source of value for newspapers is reporting on events in the real world, and since those events can’t be copyrighted, and can be reported on by radio stations and television programs and non-profits and webloggers and twitterers and and and, news online will always be a competitive business in a way music is not.

Via Mr. Clay Shirky.

Love Your Work

If you write or design, you must believe in what you do. If you don’t believe you have something to express, there are plenty of other jobs out there.

Via Zeldman.

Be Not Afraid Of Greatness

Segonquart Studio © Delfi Ramírez 2009
Segonquart Studio © Delfi Ramírez 2009
Under a shakespearian influence, me, passionated friend and partneeree at Segonquart Studio,  did get deep into the ocean of CSS's possibilities last days.

I invite you to play with us:
Be Not Afraid of Greatness
Be not afraid to explore sizings and re-sizings with our web-site, within your favourite browser and-or screen resolution.

Have a try. You are welcome.

Arbitrary Base

function logx(val:Number, base:Number=10):Number {
return Math.log(val)/Math.log(base)
}


This is the simple functon Grant Skinner, gave us to calculate logarithms with base in Actionscript 3.0

Name of this blog has changed

Update your bookmarks, please: After so many years, five or more, far as I am able to remember, and a whole life in WWW terms; this blog has an URI that attempted to my trademark: Segonquart Studio.

Life has changed since then, and laws tend to adapt to everyday's living. Reading carefully the Terms of Service of Blogger; it might seem to me unappropiate to continue using a name of a brand, than in itself, has nothing to do or be with Blogger or its affiliates.

Years ago, it was like an act of 'looking-like-a-working-class-poseur' to have blog placed where everyone have had a blog; besides it gave to my brand Segonquart Studio, an appail of proximity and sociallity.

As, in our present days, we are a company that offers to our clients, for example, the chance to host their name, legal trademark, or protected work, on our servers. One reason we offer this is to work together with them, carying about privacity, intellectual rights, and property rights;

As these happens in our days, so far from five years ago, keeping the old "segonquart.blogspot" reference it would seem that we do not apply our own advice. IT would no be legal, also.

To solve it, and to keep saved here more than five years of posts and mumblings on the WWW media, I decided today to imprint my own name to this - your - blog.

Anyway, most of teh content you migth read here, refers and will refer to my activity inside Segonquart Studio, were I develop and bring to life projectes for the Net. You might always find here when reading it, helpful notes and asides objects that help me to success in my work. Not in my life.

You might have noticed too that I also have my own domain. Maybe I will change teh name of the URI of this digital print product. More soon.

A Tool, Not A Framework

Google Inc. has put on your hands Closure.

Closure Templates are implemented for both JavaScript and Java, so that you can use the same templates on both the server and client side. They use a data model and expression syntax that work for either language. For the client side, Closure Templates are precompiled into efficient JavaScript.

Read More here. Worth a read.

In My Mailbox

Dear ISOC Member,

The 4th "Internet Governance Forum" (IGF) meeting is taking place in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, in the period from 15th to 18th November 2009 (http://igf09.eg/homeeng.html).

With this message we would like to invite you to attend our ISOC "IGF 2009 Issues – Briefing and Discussion Forum" on

Saturday 14 November 2009, 13:30-17:00 local time (11:30-15:00 UTC)

This session is open to all ISOC members and will take place in the Red Sea Room, Maritim Sharm el Sheikh International Congress Center (IGF venue) in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt.

ISOC's "IGF Issues – Briefing and Discussion Forum" will include a briefing on IGF themes and workshops and cover issues of interest to our members in preparation for the IGF. It is an opportunity for ISOC members coming to the IGF to interact with ISOC staff and other key ISOC stakeholder groups such as Chapter representatives and ISOC IGF Ambassadors on ISOC’s agenda and activities for the meeting.

Agenda:
1. IGF 2009 themes and ISOC’s engagement
(Bill Graham, Strategic Global Engagement)
2. Questions & Answers
3. Members’ engagement in the IGF
(All participants in the discussion)

Bill Graham (ISOC) has composed a document that outlines the IGF history, issues and themes pertinent to the upcoming IGF meeting. It is available at:

http://isoc.org/wp/chapter-meetings/files/2009/11/ISOC-IGF-4-Issues-Themes.pdf
(PDF, 34KB)

Please submit any questions or points you might have for the discussion forum to before 10 November 2009. Thanks!

We would also like to invite you to join our "ISOC Welcome Reception" at the Swimming Pool Area, Royal Peninsula Hotel, on Saturday from 17:00-19:00.

Regards,

Sabrina Wilmot
Manager, Chapters & Individual Members
Internet Society (ISOC) www.isoc.org

Cross-domain

The attachment of cookies to all requests is a frequently misunderstood property of the browser that has led to a category of web application vulnerabilities known as cross-site request forgery (XSRF). An XSRF is not unique to Flash-based applications or the cross-domain policy file, but some solutions to mitigating XSRF may be affected by the policy file.
Read more on Security policies for Flash Player here

POV Links

Adobe is Bad for Open Government
What's most frustrating is, Government seems to transform documents that are in XML into PDF to release them to the public, thinking that that's a good thing for citizens. Government: We can turn XML into PDFs. We can't turn PDFs into XML.

Cartographer
Thematic mapping library for Google Maps.

pudb 0.92.13
PuDB is a full-screen, console-based visual debugger for Python.

Traffic Server
Traffic Server is fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server. Formerly a commercial product (created by Inktomi, later acquired by Yahoo!), it is now being developed as an Apache Incubator Project (status).

Thirty Conversations
We’ve collected the thoughts of 30 of the world’s most inspired creative professionals. Architects, designers, authors and leaders of iconic brands.



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