on NPR’s All Things Considered: sex and internet history

by Violet Blue on March 7, 2010

If you’re arriving after hearing/seeing NPR’s All Things Considered on sex and internet history, welcome! You might want to check out this fascinating timeline of sex and the internet, showing in depth a lot more of what we all talked about on the show. You didn’t? Then check out something I worked on for a few weeks, NPR’s Thank Sex For Making The Internet Hot. If you’re a new visitor interested in following my sex column Open Source Sex (mentioned in the feature), my column will no longer appear in the San Francisco Chronicle and will re-appear shortly in another venue. Please stay tuned. Otherwise, enjoy the wonderfully nerdy sexy images in this post by Flash developer Exey Panteleev who had also made video stop-motions of his other (non-erotic) photoshoots here. I’m a big fan: his photos on Flickr even include markup descriptions and tips!

“Put your content into DIVs not TABLEs.”

“Time is a new HTML5 tag that defines time or date, or both.”

Violet Blue

The London Times named Violet Blue "One of the 40 bloggers who really count" and Self Magazine named TinyNibbles one of the “Best Sex Resources for Women.” Blue is an autodidact and pundit on sex and technology, hacking and security, porn for women, privacy and bleeding-edge tech culture. She is a journalist for ZDNet, CBS News, CNET; she's an educator, speaker, crisis counselor, volunteer NGO trainer, and the author and editor of over 40 award-winning books.

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{ 4 comments }

1 Jason March 7, 2010 at 3:50 pm

Thankfully, both b and strong are still in the HTML5 specification.

2 violet March 7, 2010 at 3:38 pm

of course the first thing dotBen says while looking at this is, “great but that’s the depricated b tag.”

and then he tells me I likely know the person who invented the time tag. harumph.

3 Will March 7, 2010 at 2:44 pm

At last! An easy way to remember proper markup

4 Michael March 7, 2010 at 2:22 pm

You know, I do believe that if I used these pictures as illustrations that I could get my HTML students to pay attention in class!

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