Alternate History – Could the web have been easier to maintain?

Recently, I recorded an interesting conversation with Adrian McEwen. Adrian is co-founder of DoES Liverpool. Back in 1996, Adrian joined STNC and worked on early mobile browser technology. This was the HitchHiker framework which appears at the top of the timeline of web browsers included below. STNC was eventually acquired by Microsoft. Adrian explains how during his time at STNC, personal digital assistants (PDA) and … Continue reading Alternate History – Could the web have been easier to maintain?

Maintenance – The Tip of the Iceberg

Like most words, maintenance has several meanings. In this context maintenance is the process of keeping something in an existing state (of repair, efficiency, or validity). In self-organising biological systems from cells to landscapes, processes operate to repair and restore function. For example, wound healing is a complex repair process in which the skin and tissues repair themselves after injury. Can anything ever be maintenance … Continue reading Maintenance – The Tip of the Iceberg