Mark Norman Francis

Internet Boffin

Most recent articles

  1. Content? That's what happens to other people

    Published on September 26, 2011.

    An article in which I sigh heavily about the state of content on the European versions of Yahoo! sites.

  2. The end of an era

    Published on September 22, 2011.

    In a post with a highly cliché title, I get misty-eyed about having worked with a bunch of great people in my time at Yahoo!

  3. When optimising CSS makes a real difference

    Published on March 28, 2010.

    Given that I've said optimising CSS is slow and dangerous, why bother with it at all?

  4. Why optimising CSS is dangerous

    Published on March 27, 2010.

    An automated tool altering the structure and source order of your CSS should fill you with The Fearâ„¢. Here's why.

  5. Even suboptimal CSS optimising is still too slow

    Published on March 19, 2010.

    Well, it is when you've got fourteen thousand properties to sort through

Collectable ephemera

  1. At Wagamama.

    Friday, October 07, 2011 at 11:30

  2. Leaves wearing into tarmac

    Friday, October 07, 2011 at 11:24

  3. Teaching @mnowster some CSS

    Friday, October 07, 2011 at 10:04

  4. At Artfinder.

    Friday, October 07, 2011 at 08:00

  5. At Don Quixote Cafe.

    Friday, October 07, 2011 at 07:14

  6. Assassin's creed Revelations - The End of an Era

    Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 21:36

  7. xkcd: Eternal Flame

    Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 13:31

    To my mind the best, and most touching, of the Steve Jobs tributes.

  8. Apple Steve Jobs The Crazy Ones - NEVER BEFORE AIRED 1997

    Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 13:14

  9. At Adobo.

    Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 11:32