Information Design and the Web 1

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Inspired by John Zeratsky although I seem to have headed off with my own train of thought. Part 1 of 2 INFORMATION DESIGN – Sounds ominous, right? But it’s not. In fact it’s so everyday you probably don’t realise it’s affecting you every single minute of every single day. First things first though. What is…

Z List

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This has been languishing in draft status for a while – given Jason Kottke’s recent news (see next post) I thought now was as good a time to post it as any. I’ve been pondering, amongst other things, the recent Bloggies, and the whole “A list” bloggers thing. I’ve come to the conclusion that I’ll…

Unfinished

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A quick glance at the posts I currently have in draft reminds me that I’m kinda busy at the moment. Most of them are almost finished, a couple are still in the idea stage. Information Design and the Web – two part article Simplicity Achieved? – a pondering on the flock of new simple applications,…

Forget someone?

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No one tells me anything. If I was 13 years old again I’d probably stomp my way upstairs and slam my bedroom door. Twice. Except I’m now a mature 31, already up the stairs, and if I slam the door I’ll wake up my beloved wife and she’ll castrate me. Anyway, where was I? Oh…

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Hello?

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Well looks like the server upgrade went OK. Everything should be back to normal. Anyway, I’ve got a numb lip (and a new filling) at the moment, and need to concentrate on some Information Design stuff I’m working on (part of which will get posted here later). So I’m afraid you’ll have to amuse yourselves…

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Considering

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That bloke Sevitz sent on a link to the following article: The Dangers of Judging Web Designs Superficially. It’s an interesting article which I’d recommend you all read. It’s as much a look at how we react to visual stimuli as it is about web design… or maybe not, but that’s what I took from…

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Shedding

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Prompted by Peter asking: “What changes would bring greater freedom into your life? What situation or persons would you happily shed if you only could? Make a start here. Use a false name if you want.” What changes would bring greater freedom into your life? What situation or persons would you happily shed if you…

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Information Design

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Work related but should be interesting to anyone who works with information (i.e. most people who are reading this!).Introduction to Information Design: “Information is the beginning of meaning.”

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