: the New York Public Library Style Guide. A real-world example of how to make the move to web standards.
It was an odd experience, today, to go to Boing Boing and find that another man named Michael Boyle was among the missing firefighters in New York. Just as things have started to feel more or less normal for the people I know who were on the scene in NY (there were two, both safe, luckily, though still very anxious about having had the experience).
- Some readers will know that my brother works downtown in Manhattan near the World Trade Center. I’ve heard from him, he’s OK. My sister-in-law is a flight attendant, and she’s OK too.
- CNN.com has put up an extremely simple site, presumably to host a higher load of traffic. The CBC has done the same.
- I’ve been getting my best breaking news from the virtual community at Cafe Utne. Lots of first hand accounts, and luckily just about everyone I know from the Cafe is OK. Haven’t heard from everyone yet.
- MetaFilter has also been a good source of info.
- Canadians with friends or family in New York can call 800-387-3124 for information.
today I was born. Also on this day? Aaron Copland wrote a letter to Leonard Bernstein, Loretta Clause played cards etc. with Marines in Vietnam, Martin Luther King had a letter to the editor published in the New York Times, All You Need is Love was at the top of the charts, and Cyrus Vance left Detroit at the end of the riots there.