Tag Archives: openweb

View-Source Is Good? Discuss.

I’ve been invited by Chris Messina and some kindly folks at MSFT to participate in a panel at this year’s SxSW regarding the value and/or necessity of view-source, and so with apologies to my fellow panelists, I want to get the conversation started early. First, my position: ceteris paribus, view-source was necessary (but not sufficient) […]

WebKit == Mobile

With the Pre/Mojo announcement, it’s becoming clear that WebKit has mobile all sewn up. It bears listing who’s betting on WebKit and where: Apple iPhone, Safari Google Android, Chrome Nokia Series 60 browser Plam WebOS Adobe AIR web runtime From deep integration with the platform to being the platform, WebKit in various forms is how […]

The Appalling State of Tech Journalism: Reflected in the Chrome

Taking a page (or is it a post?) from Brad DeLong’s long-running laments on the state of journalism in general, I have been reading the coverage of the Chrome announcement and keep asking myself “why, oh why, can’t we have better tech journalism?” Take, for example, ZDNet’s gutter-to-gutter coverage which, I’m afraid, simply ends in […]