Another week goes by…

’tis Monday yet again, back at work. Listening to the hundrum of the annoying phone next door as the receptionist can’t be stuffed answering the phone, also the air conditioning from the other side freezing both Renee and my bot bot’s off even if it is 35 degrees outside. Well, this weekend (Sunday) past wasContinue reading “Another week goes by…”

Where are all the IA’s in this world gone?

I have a theory, and I wonder if it can be proven. Working as IA, I’ve talked with a lot of people who feel that there are fewer information architects today than there were during the dot com peak. And in terms of visibility outside the field, that perception is quite understandable. Back in 2000Continue reading “Where are all the IA’s in this world gone?”

Languages rant

If we look at a computer complete with operating system, we discover a hierarchy of apparently relatively autonomous languages, beginning with hardware, and working up to the user interface. These might include machine language, assembly language, macroassembly languages, compiled and interpreted languages, scripts, graphic interfaces, and so forth. The fact that I know 16 differentContinue reading “Languages rant”

Exploding a string into an array in Javascript.

This script will take a string and explode it into an array. Neato huh? In my project, I had one field in a form where the user would enter several email addresses seperated by semi-colon’s. I wanted to validate that each email address was valid, but first you have to seperate the long string. functionContinue reading “Exploding a string into an array in Javascript.”