Posts related to Historical Perspective
Old articles from earlier versions of Anthurian.com, resurrected for posterity’s sake.
12 September 2016 - 9/12 – The Day After
Just ran a few numbers to put things in perspective: There were around 9000 casualties (dead and wounded) from the attacks on 09/11/2001. There have been around 60,000 (American) service men and women killed or injured as a result of the “War on Terror”. That does not count any Iraqi, Pakistani, or Afghan civilians. Nor […]
13 January 2011 - My $3000 Jukebox
Delving deeper into the archives for this “Historical Perspectives” post, this is from July 19, 2002 and appears to be the second post I’d ever made to Anthurian. Originally, Anthurian was a plain static Web site but, as technology (and my needs) evolved, it went through mulitple incarnations. Unfortunately, some of my original posts seem […]
16 June 2010 - Web Design Woes
This latest addition to the “Historical Perspective” section was originally inspired by a post on a fellow Web Designer’s site. Originally posted on September 5, 2003, some of the content may be a bit dated but the overall concepts and intent are timeless. In trying to revive Anthurian, I’ve been questioning my intentions and sensibilities, […]
16 April 2010 - Too many things to read!
While I’m posting this article to the “Historical Perspective” section, I do not know if I’d ever actually posted it to Anthurian. So, while some of the content may be a bit dated (“Firebird”, anyone?!), it’s points are still very relevant and valid for me today. Despite having access to sites like Delicious, I still […]
14 April 2010 - Monoculture Mentalities vs. Compatibility: How Developers’ Myopia Impacts User Experience
This latest installment to the “Historical Perspective” section may be a bit dated in terms of me needing to use Netscape 4.8 but the overall theme is timeless. If I were to write this article now, little would need to be updated. This was originally posted to Anthurian on November 11, 2004. Much to my […]