Category Archives: Microformats

“From the Trenches: The Social Web Workshop” coming to Europe in September

Late this September I’ll be traveling with Brynn to speak at a conference in Helsinki called MindTrek. I’m looking forward to this trip for several reasons, and one of them is that I’ll be putting on an independent workshop called “FROM THE TRENCHES: THE SOCIAL WEB WORKSHOP”. The workshop will start with a synthesis of […]

In defense of microformats

I’d never received an Open Letter until Alan Morrison posted one earlier today in response to an interview I gave to Straight.com about microformats and the (lowercase) semantic web. For the sake of completeness, here’s what he wrote: Chris, judging from your interview in Straight.com, you seem like a thoughtful guy. But you don’t seem to […]

Stowe Boyd launches Microsyntax.org

Stowe Boyd launched Microsyntax.org this morning and announced that I will be the first member of his advisory board. Stowe and I have batted around a number of ideas for making posts on Twitter contain more information than what is superficially presented, and this new effort should create a space in which ideas, research, proposals […]