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The Ten Best Ideas from BlogPotomac

My recap from BlogPotomac is now up on the company blog. The short version: Shel Holtz: I don’t know how you establish a long-term community around a movie. Shireen Mitchell: Watching on TV is different from being there in person, … Continue reading

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Politics Online Conference writeups

I was lucky enough this year to be able to attend parts of the Politics Online Conference, run by the Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet at George Washington University. It was a great event, with interesting topics/speakers and … Continue reading

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Blogger Social profiles – compiled

I’ll be going to Blogger Social in New York in a week, and in preparation I’ve been reading (and helping write) Steve Woodruff’s series of Socialite profiles. Now, for easy downloading, here are: The 48-page full-size PDF (5MB) and the … Continue reading

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AEAChicago2007 – “Dealing With the Both of You” by Jim Coudal

Back to main AEAChicago2007 post located a mile and a half directly east of here colocated with 37Signals create names and identities, ad campaigns, short files, tv commercials, package design for their own businesses and for others many people have … Continue reading

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AEAChicago2007 – “Selling Design” by Jeffrey Zeldman

Back to main AEAChicago2007 post This presentation was otherwise known as “how fast can you type?” was in advertising for 15 years before got into the web (musician, filmmaker, etc.) got into the web so he could work in his … Continue reading

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AEAChicago2007 – “The State of CSS in an IE7 World” by Eric Meyer

Back to main AEAChicago2007 post the 800 pound gorilla is awake again! (King Kong pic) IE was dead, rolled into the operating system, but now it’s back “if it steps on me, I’m going to be a small raspberry stain.” … Continue reading

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AEAChicago2007 – “Accessibility: Lost in Translation” by Derek Featherstone

Back to main AEAChicago2007 post Derek Featherstone’s post about his presentation ironfeathers.ca (just did triathlon, Ironman) icanhaz.com/accessibility (new tinyurl competitor) developers actually creating the site from its design often have checklist syndrome “here’s what you need to do to make … Continue reading

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AEAChicago2007 – “Best Practices for Form Design” by Luke Wroblewski

Back to main AEAChicago2007 post Luke Wroblewski’s post about his presentation designs web applications – eleven years of designing a lot of forms online shopping experience is browsing until you find what you want, then a form so forms stand … Continue reading

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AEAChicago2007 – “Be Pure. Be Vigilant. Behave.” by Jeremy Keith

Back to main AEAChicago2007 post how to approach adding behavior to your site will give copies of his book, Bulletproof AJAX, away to good questions be pure: separation between HTML, CSS, JavaScript so progressive enhancement, beginning with a solid structure … Continue reading

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AEAChicago2007 – “Interface Design Juggling” by Dan Cederholm

Back to main AEAChicago2007 post International Jugglers Association was in next room to Webvisions 2006 color, typography, iconography, microformats, flexibility start by keeping one object in the air, then two, then…. special announcement: has a new site, toupeepal.com (Wig 2.0) … Continue reading

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