By night he put his efforts into the microformats.org community, working as an admininstrator and getting pedantic about semantics. He regularly speaks at conferences on microformats, is a credited specification author and active editor.
When not trying to make the internet better he’s slowly but surely settling into his new life in San Francisco, embracing an eclectic cultural combination of imported cheese, fine wines and Rock Band 2.
Ben Ward walks us through the process of building a small client-side application using the Fire Eagle API. Yahoo’s Fire Eagle is a service for disseminating details of your location physical location to other services on the web. Ben shows us how such a thing can be made useful.