Image Maps – Ability vs. Appropriate Use

I recently made a comment on an EDU Checkup episode about how the use of image maps was a negative aspect in the code of a website. I promptly got the following comment: I don’t get it. What’s wrong with image maps? Aren’t they still part of the HTML 5 working draft? http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/the-map-element.html#the-map-element …doesn’t seem like they’re […]

TEDxDetroit Wrap Up

This last week I attended TEDxDetroit. An independently organized TED event held at Lawrence Tech University in Southfield, Michigan. The idea of TEDxDetroit is to spread positive ideas for the world from Detroit. Seating was limited and I was one of the lucky 150 hand picked attendees. Although the videos from all the speakers will […]

Zombies? Yellow pages in print is the living dead

If you’re reading this I am going to assume you have not picked up a printed Yellow Pages to actually look up a phone number in the last five years. But last week, like clockwork a car was driving down the street delivering Yellow Pages on each doorstep. It made me kind of mad, I […]