Subject: Gleanings: It’s friday, it’s friday
It’s Friday, which means gleanings is less relevant than ever! Because you would all rather watch quicktime movies and read modern humorist than learn about usability on a Friday, right? Well, I dig you, fellow babies! “Apropos of nothing” is chock full of meaningless goodies. Just scroll past these silly “work links” Oh– after you watch jath, of course!
Part two of “how I met my husband” (TODAY ONLY!)
How to go from moron to babe: one word. motorcycle.
my latest favorite blog
Machine Beauty : Elegance and the Heart of Technology
a visual language. sugar coated pictograms
this site is a mess, but a pretty one. it will take over your screen, and launch about 50 windows and you need every plug-in known to man… still game?
The Church of Usability
“Who are these special individuals, the prophets of effective Web user-interface design? We sought out and interviewed six of these inspired souls, scribed their words, and made them Web.” (Did I link to this already?)
NEWS AND COMMENTARY
Engines Idling Roughly
“Less than half of all Web pages are indexed by search engines, but 6 out of 10 Web surfers spend one hour or more using them each week. ”
The Ethics of Opt-In
If you’re considering an electronic direct-marketing campaign as an effective and inexpensive way to target potential customers, there are a few things you should know.
The Success of Online Advertising Lies Outside the Box
“The failure of banner ads to attract clicks has turned into an overdeveloped and unreasoned caterwaul against the entire online advertising revenue model. It is important to remember that advertising on the Internet is still a relatively new business model that should — and will — evolve. ”
APROPOS OF NOTHING
Noel look askance, I laughed till I wept, you be the judge..
just do NOT skip into.
for the survivor fans (or nonfans who need a giggle too)
or would you prefer humor about the journalism frenzy over dead dotcoms?
now this is just cool: be sure to go slowly and start with the single penny. jumping to the end just ruins the effect.
The Onion’s Guide to Human Interaction
Apple Employee Fired For Thinking Different
A FINAL NOTE
btw, the dreamhost support team was fabulous and took care of all my technical difficulties. I still say dreamhost.com is number one.