Subject: Gleanings: fair to partly bloggy.
A quiet weekend, and the few things I had to do got cancelled. What a pleasure. As well as long walks, a movie and a trip to the flea market, I wrote like crazy in the blog.
As an experiment, this Gleanings is made up 97% of blogs. (it would have 100%, but I get interesting mail…)
DESIGN & IA MATTERS
Funny and engaging article on using flash well (xblog.com)
“My name is Squid Vicious and I’m a Flash-aholic.”
A step-by-step guide to making icons (giantant.com/antenna/)
Mini interview is with Bryan Boyer
Usability rant on Jabber, from Matt Haughey (theobvious.com)
Some Thoughts on Design for Mobile/Wireless Devices (peterme.com)
A List Apart (zeldman.com)
“Three web designers discuss trendiness and innovation in design, and list 15 sites that made a difference in the year 2000.”
Building the (New) Webmonkey Toolbar (captaincursor.com)
“So after years of procrastinating I finally wrote the documentation to the dropdown Webmonkey toolbar. Enjoy.”
“A discussion at Little Green Footballs explains again why stylesheets that use ems, with the best intentions in the world, often produce web pages that are illegible for many readers.”
APROPOS OF NOTHING
Mike, apparently living off a diet of cotton candy, has been in a happy place all week. Start on Monday the 16th, stop when you hit the naked lady.
of maybe he just read this (camworld.com)
this is where I leave blogs for my mail…
From the fucked company newsletter:
“I’ll now be donating a large percentage of Fuckedcompany’s unsold
inventory to non-profit organizations. That’s non-profit BY CHOICE — the
organization must have only charitable intentions.”
1040 for dot-com employees:
And thinking of the darkside of online dating… Be afraid, be very afraid.