In this article, I’ll walk you through how to properly load your font files with @font-face in CSS to avoid the browser’s faux-italic and faux-bold styles.
Recently, twitter was buzzing with news of a CSS technique called
optimizeLegibility that enables better kerning and font ligatures. It's enabled by default in Firefox above 20px text, so you may have already seen it in action. I'd noticed the effect on my Talk Like Warren Ellis site (warning: possibly not safe for work language).
The codec wars around the HTML5
video element might be settled sooner than you think: Basically, Google just open-sourced VP8, a video codec. VP8 is being combined with the Vorbis audio codec to create a new video format called WebM.