Today saw the launch of the London Web Week (LWW) website as well as the announcement of Web Roots, a new conference aimed at new people coming into the industry; a great idea in my mind as the more new blood we get the better! All the hard work of “Mr @media” Patrick Griffiths – though I’m happy to say that I’ve also played my own small part in things.
LWW has been put together as a kind of umbrella event to hold a large number of geek events over one week in the summer – it’s a bit like a fun fair but with less rides, more beer and less slates getting stolen from your rooftop. I’m very happy that barCampLondon4 is being held as the closing event – hopefully it will be an excellent closing to the week. Read more
So the elephants are out, new content is in, ads will be coming in (worth a try), extra microformats are in (hAtom, hcard, hreview and hevent and a bunch of rel’s), pictures of me all over the place (surprise, surprise), the contact form has gone and thankfully I hope that things are looking a bit nicer :>
With just about a week to go before the much mentioned d.Construct get under way I want to thank the maker (Glenn Jones) of the d.Construct backnetwork – it really is a thing of beauty. Not only has it allowed for me it see what other people have written about the conference but also allowed me to set up a list of people I know who are attending, get yet another picture and profile of me up on the web and most greatly of all won the argument with work colleagues that microformats are very very cool indeed! Read more