Internet Style Guide

June 30, 2010

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Yahoo wrote an excellent style guide that gives tips on how to write for the web. See it here . My favorite tips? Does your content pass the “heading test”? Scan an article reading only the headings. If you can understand the flow and substance of the story, your content passed the test. If something  … Read more

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What is your favorite font?

June 16, 2010

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Fonts inspire strong feelings in designers. Helvetica, our favorite font, is the subject of a film. And we pride ourselves because we can tell the difference between Helvetica and Arial. Can you? Take this quiz. There are other fonts that we love: Meta, Univers, Futura. For the web we love Georgia when the design calls for  … Read more

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Secure passwords

April 23, 2010

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Eek! I caught this news item via Mashable today. Russian Hacker Selling 1.5 Million Facebook Accounts A hacker who calls himself Kirllos has obtained and is now offering to sell 1.5 million Facebook IDs at astonishingly low prices — $25 per 100 IDs for users with fewer than 10 friends and $45 per 1000 IDs  … Read more

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