KM / IA Archives
June 06, 2005
Google SiteMaps for Movable Type - now with correct Last Modified dates
The two other stabs at creating Sitemap templates for Movable Type don't take into account that you might want to assign different priorities and scan frequencies to your entries (as described here), as well as correcting 'Last Modified date' to include comment submissions.
May 11, 2005
Bring your outboard brain with you
Sometimes things can be deceptively simple yet amazingly powerful. The captivating Tetris-game comes to mind, and today I had another life-changing revelation: the GTD TiddlyWiki is a Wiki, a GettingThingsDone (GTD) tool, and an open source, multiplatform, HTML-based 'The Brain' you can carry with you on a USB stick.
January 11, 2005
How to redirect after changing your domain name
For people arriving searching for how to redirect after changing their domain name, my advice is largely unchanged since last time I discussed this (in August 2002): Use a proper HTTP redirect where possible for website visitors (humans AND robots). Forward your employee's mail for a long
time (imagine a potential customer digging out an old business card with emails in the old domain on it - you want these emails to arrive!) [...]
August 09, 2004
Architecting an ID card
As part of the discussion ensuing the announcement of new Estonian ID cards on Slashdot, member 0x0d0a posted an insightful yet basic list of requirements for ''the ideal ID card'':
August 04, 2004
Dan Bricklin: ''We need to start thinking about software in a way more like how we think about building bridges, dams, and sewers. What we build must last for generations without total rebuilding. This requires new thinking and new ways of organizing development. This is especially important for governments of all sizes as well as for established, ongoing businesses and institutions.''
June 25, 2004
Free beer user testing
''Café testing'' as a budget version of traditional user experience testing
''You can't manage knowledge. If you are an organisation. You can manage knowledge. If you are an individual.''
April 29, 2004
Living the digital media lifestyle
''[...]Digital, but not purely digital; analog, but not only analog. We live in the space between these two [...]''
''Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one.'' - Frank Lloyd Wright
February 12, 2004
Deutche Boerse's "Competitive Intelligence" system
The previously reported Deutche Börse-originating spider has visited other bloggers as well, and could potentially be a part of their competitive intelligence system ''EXOTIC''. One of Martin Roell's commenters has more info.
June 03, 2003
ISO 8601: The standard date format
I would like to chip in an argument in favour of ISO 8601 - the International Standard Date and Time Notation. It survives cross-cultural translation some websites seem to think that everyone in the world naturally enter MM/DD/YY, others default DD/MM/YYYY etc...
August 08, 2002
Optimizing Movable Type (part 3) - get more readers
When you've read the articles on archiving strategies and increasing the ''Googlejuice'' of your site, now is the time to attract new visitors to your site.