Yay Factor! Opera MAMA, Standards.Next, Richard Madeley for Speaker, braille displays and Chinese food

Hot off the web this week we have: Opera MAMA – a sneak peek at early results for headings, images and summary. Combining title and alt text on images – from David Dorward. Just say “no” I say. Standards.Next – Informal bootcamps about tomorrow’s web standards today (yes, today) kicks off with an HTML meetup… Continue Reading Yay Factor! Opera MAMA, Standards.Next, Richard Madeley for Speaker, braille displays and Chinese food

The Yay Factor: Brain-Twitter interface, font foundries, rel=”accessibility” and vintage Gossip

Back from my holidays and getting back to my blog is as good as getting back to my own bed. Today’s Yay Factors are a mix of stuff spotted before I left and more recent stuff. Brain Twitter interface –  Helping people who have ALS, brain-stem stroke or high spinal cord injury Similar to Brainfingers… Continue Reading The Yay Factor: Brain-Twitter interface, font foundries, rel=”accessibility” and vintage Gossip

Twitter in Japanese

A Japanese version of Twitter was launched today making this the first alternative language version for the site. I find it interesting that Japanese is the first language that the site has been localised in but as Twitter reported in their blog they were noticing a high volume of users and Twitters originating from Japan… Continue Reading Twitter in Japanese