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Custom Kirby tag for quotes

This post is awaiting to be updated. Speaking of quotes and multiple languages: to have the different language quote signs work we need to set the lang attribute on the blockquote element. Like: <blockquote lang="en"><p>Here’s a quote for ya!</p></blockquote> or: &…

Babylonian confusion of quotes

Yesterday (9 July 2012) I saw this tweet by Nathan C. Ford about Chicken Feet quotes. It made me remember the CSS I've been using for multi-language quote characters. Here’s the tweet quoted in a block-quote: «These are not arrows. They’re quotation marks for lots of Europeans.» AKA Chicken Feet. Good …

How I luvvv the fujifilm x100

Since 2 months I have been carrying along and shooting with this fujifilm x100 and all I can say is: I love this camera! With all its quirks. Yes, it does have quirks and you can read all about it all over the internet. In short: It's slow in startup, even in standby mode, focusing (auto) is a…

Kirby

Over the years I have tried quite a few systems to manage content for my own site whether it was a blog or not. Let's see: WordPress, Posterous, Expression Engine, Stacey and now Kirby. file based I've been looking for a file based system for a while now and think I've found it with Kirby. I can…

Ebisu Station’s melody fun fact

After a fair bit of research – read: using Google and Wikipedia – I found out a few things about Ebisu Station here in Tokyo. First of all, I go there now and then and the station’s melody always makes me smile – and sometimes even do a little dance. yebisu, ebisu, gods & beer Ebisu Station was apparen…

Interview with Arnold Newman

Interesting interview with late master photographer Arnold Newman. Here are two quotes from the interview: Great photographs are not made with a camera, it’s made by a human being with a mind. and As long as the tools that are available to us enable us to make something that satisfies us, we’ll use…

My computing history

It must have been sometime in the 80’s when I first saw a computer. Of course I’d seen calculators and even a game console before, but a computer was something else. back to the future My earliest memory of seeing and actually touching a computer is one that takes me back to the street I lived and gre…