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Apple's localisation mess in Switzerland

As good as Apple is with its software and hardware design, it fails to address localisation issues in its communications and online services. At least here in Switzerland. I've been grumbling about l10n issues for a long time now,...

Thoughts on Web Strategy

Regularly, I get asked about the future of the web, or what is the next big thing?, what is all this Web 2.0 buzz? or I get called in to talk about web strategy in general or in particular. My...

Swiss french speak French

Why can't web app developers embrace the idea that language should be assigned as an array and not a single variable to a country? Switzerland has 4 official languages plus English. Defaulting to German is plain shortsighted. I learned...

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Hello, my name is David Roessli. I am a freelance web designer and developer based in Geneva, Switzerland.

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I have been contemplating the idea of upgrading my desktop Mac since this spring. The latest 27" iMac (Quad-Core) seemed the perfect candidate, but the release of Apple's 27" Monitor last September made me stick with the Mac Pro...


The autopsy of an iconic album cover picked up on A stacked graph of successive radio signals from pulsar CP 1919, in a 1977 astronomy encyclopedia that originated in a 1970 Ph.D. thesis. Fascinating <3...


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