Google, via its rich snippets, has reported that microformats has a 94% usage share (as compared with RDFa etc.). So how does the future look for microformats? In this session, we’ll look closely at real problems with implementing microformats in HTML5 and how this can be done, and whether there will be a continuing place for them. We’ll also look at emerging technologies and techniques, such as RelMeAuth and discuss advanced user techniques. As Microformats passes through it’s 5th birthday, we’ll discuss the highs and lows of the project.
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He brought us The Web Standards Project, A List Apart, Designing With Web Standards, A Book Apart, and so much more. Now legendary blogger, designer, and creative gadfly Jeffrey Zeldman brings us a SXSW panel. There will be discussion. There will be special guests. Quotable insights will fly faster than your fingers can peck them into Twitterific. Combustible wit will fill the room. And in the end, we’ll all be a little wiser than we were.
At this years SXSW Interactive, Paul Boag, Marcus Lillington, Rob Borely and Steve Krug recorded a live episode of the Boagworld show to celebrate the end of season one ‘Building websites for return on investment’.
"How To Save College Radio" provided a timely look at how some universities are selling their radio frequencies used by student-staffed stations. Joey Yang from KTRU and Kenya Lewis and Dorothy Kidd from KUSF detailed the stories from the stations’ experience. Susan Harmon of Public Radio Capital offered a financial perspective about these deals. Ken Freedman, station manager of WFMU, moderated the session and offered direct advice for all college stations whose frequencies aren’t safe.