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“GUT-PUNCHING HONESTY.”- @Boyd Waters “One of the best BWS episodes yet.” – @Piers Rippey Dan Benjamin and I discuss the intersection of community and popularity on the web and in terms of podcasts and social media. The Big Web Show Episode No. 49: Popularity.
WALT DISNEY AND ME, a typical day, running Happy Cog, building An Event Apart, what’s next for A Book Apart, and more:DIBI, the design/build conference, presents An interview with Jeffrey Zeldman for your pleasure. (I swear it’s a coincidence the last two posts have begun with inset photos of yours truly.)
IN MY APPRENTICE DAYS, I worked for Marvin Honig, a Hall of Fame copywriter who created indelible commercials for Alka-Seltzer, Cracker Jack, and Volkswagen during the 1960s and 1970s, and who assumed creative leadership of Doyle Dane Bernbach upon legendary founder Bill Bernbachs death. It was not one of those bloody successions that stain the [...]
Hi Jeffrey, Back in 2004 we had been running Headscape for three years. Things were going well but personally I was a little dissatisfied with my career. I just wasn’t as excited about the web as I had been and was lacking a new challenge and direction. Anyway, we won a new client that was [...]
eMUSIC.COM IS TRYING to insert a Facebook “Like” button bearing my picture on artist profile pages I view when signed in to my account. Unfortunately, their iframes and CSS work together like fish and bicycles. The result is an ugly, unusable fragment of a Like button, with useless browser chrome and other bits of nonsense. [...]
CAROLYN WOOD IS LEAVING A List Apart. Over three brilliant years, Carolyn created the position of acquisitions editor and made it shine, bringing the magazine and its readers such articles as Responsive Web Design by Ethan Marcotte, More Meaningful Typography by Tim Brown, Orbital Content by Cameron Koczon, CSS Floats 101 by Noah Stokes, Designing [...]
Family, by Ava Zeldman
It seems Twitter has completely removed the ability to consume their feeds via the open standard of RSS in favor of their more proprietary API formats. At the same time, Facebook seems to have done the same. via Stay N Alive: Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely.
Meeting of the Minds: Ethan Marcotte and AEA attendee discuss the wonders of CSS3. Photo by the incomparable Jim Heid. THE SHOW IS OVER, but the memories, write-ups, demos, and links remain. Enjoy! An Event Apart Boston 2011 group photo pool Speakers, attendees, parties, and the wonders of Boston, captured by those who were there. [...]
In his All Our Yesterdays presentation at An Event Apart in Boston, MA 2011 Jeremy Keith outlined the problem of digital preservation on the Web and provided some strategies for taking a long term view of our Web pages. Here are my notes from his talk… via LukeW | An Event Apart: All Our Yesterdays.
TIM BROWN in A LIST APART: A MODULAR SCALE is a sequence of numbers that relate to one another in a meaningful way. Using the golden ratio, for example, we can produce values for a modular scale by multiplying by 1.618 to arrive at the next highest number, or dividing by 1.618 to arrive at [...]
… The back button is the button of doom. The user clicks the back button when they run out of scent, just like a fox circling back. But foxes succeed cause rabbits are stupid and they go back to where they live and eat, so the fox can go back there and wait. Users hit [...]
A responsive site isnt flipping between a set of fixed layouts. Its liquid. Breakpoints that you havent thought of will still work. You have to figure out what is the most appropriate experience for what device. Stephen Hay wrote a great post called There Is No Mobile Web. His point is that the rise of [...]