Can we replace paper cheques?

Banks are doing some really useful things with technology. I recall a time where I used to pay bills at a teller. Later I would place a cheque and a payment slip from a bill into an ATM. Of course for many years now all

Touch Interfaces Have Already Won

You don’t need to look any further than your nearest two year-old to see that websites and applications made for touch devices are more usable than those which are not. Do any of us really believe that non-responsive designs or “features” like fly-out menus on

How to confuse and annoy website users

From Saturday, January 28th, 2012 on The web developers at CBC want to save me from an “older version of Internet Explorer”. That’s nice and all, but I’m on a Mac, using Firefox 10. Part of me blames Daniel Alfredsson, this is the kind

hCard parser H2VX not ready for HTML5 yet

Updated January 16, 2012 New frontiers come with unexpected challenges. I like using the hCard microformat in websites to make it easy for people to add contact information to their address books. I also like building websites in HTML5 for the semantics and am confident