January 2007

January 2007

Funny link for designers web design

Being a former designer I got a kick out of LMNOP’s 7 worst fonts in America. I couldn’t agree more. I used to say Comic Sans should be relegated to use on fliers for kids birthday parties, not corporate work. Enjoy!

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Communities should not play PR PR

I completely and whole-heartedly disagree with Steve’s take that people should be allowed to delete their comments in communities. There’s this thing we all do called “making a mistake”. And there those of us who are adult enough admit it, learn from it and move…

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Word of mouth drives Scoble to Saturn word of mouth

Robert admitted on his blog that it was word of mouth that drove him to purchase a new Saturn Aura. In fact, he was actually invited to the local Saturn dealership after someone at the dealership read his blog. And Saturn was a sponsor at…

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ESPN opens NBA power rankings up for comments Uncategorized

ESPN released their NBA power rankings today with the 30-8 Phoenix Suns topping the list, with Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks right behind in second place. Personally I’d reverse the two, Phoenix has yet to prove that all offense and no defense wins anything more than…

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Don’t blame the parents, it’s all about MySpace Uncategorized

Ripped from today’s headlines, four families are suing MySpace because the site didn’t implement safety tools in time to keep their children from being sexually assaulted. “In our view, MySpace waited entirely too long to attempt to institute meaningful security measures that effectively increase the…

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Ebay, meet AJAX. AJAX, meet Ebay. usability

Today the format for listing items on Ebay has changed; rather than having multiple screens for the process, by using AJAX they’ve simplified the process by allowing you to search for the category rather than scroll through several, and once selected putting the usual 5…

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