Category Archive for ‘Web’
Dribbble opened to the public last month while generating a lot of discussion about community and exclusivity. Drawar runs a great community of its own where this week users discussed what disappointed them about Dribbble.
Specific blog posts can be credited with widespread influence of opinion. Can microblogging’s limited format accomplish the same thing?
Today Geoff Fox tipped me off to something ironic: the website for Republican congressional candidate Daria Novak is using a WordPress theme I designed back in 2008 for Obama supporters.
To be blunt, I’ll admit: I’ve poked fun at Twitter since the very beginning. Because it seemed like fluff, like noise, because it reduced smart people to oversharing narcissists, because it created strange, artificial, disproportionate popular kid/unpopular kid/cult leader/sheep hierarchies. I felt dorky just saying the word Twitter.
This time last year at the annual TED conference, Microsoft Live Labs demoed an immersive media-browsing tool that literally caused gasps in the audience. Seadragon/Photosynth is exactly the kind of ’3-D web’ experience people were hyping in the late 1990s, along with VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language), as though they were poised to go mainstream.
Zeldman cautiously supported the IE8 team’s previous strategy of default version-targeting whereas Jeremy Keith argued passionately against it. In the end, supporters of Keith’s argument prevailed in getting the IE8 developers to change their minds…