Wednesday, 16 February 2005

CAREERS: Employers reveal what turns them off an applicant at interview - Valuable for those wading into the stormy seas of the job me!

Saturday, 12 February 2005

INTERVIEW: Jason Kottke asks one of the dancers in theGolf GTI commercial, Elsewhere (from video about his experience of recreating Gene Kelly's famous 'Singin' in the Rain' number.

PHOTOS: Great collection/blog of impressive landscapes and images, many of Chicago - WHATEVERLAND by Archie FlorCruz

COLOUR: Print colour for screen designers or - mezzoblue - CMYK (for Those Who Do RGB)

Wednesday, 9 February 2005

ACCESSIBILITY: US case gets the ball rolling - alt tags � Businesses Agree to Make Websites Accessible: Accessibility, Usability and Web Standards: "[t]he Attorney General opined that the Americans With Disabilities Act requires that private web sites be accessible to blind and visually impaired Internet users."

INTERNET: Content management systems advice. For instance: Don't... "Leave the CMS implementation to your IT department." alt tags » CMS Do’s and Don’ts: Accessibility, Usability and Web Standards:

Monday, 7 February 2005

ACHIEVEMENT: You go girl! BBC SPORT | Other Sport | Sailing | MacArthur sails into record books

WEB ACCESSIBILITY: If I had the money, or someone paid for me to go, I'd be there: Web accessibility training from Webcredible

WEB DESIGN: Target="blank", we've all been there, but opening Web links in a new window is not user friendly, forcing the user to open a new browser window. This Sitepoint article tackles the options: Beware of Opening Links in a New Window [Usability and Information Architecture]

WEB DESIGN: OK, Information Architecture isn't the most fun aspect of Web site production, but it has its merits, and in the current climate where you have to be merciless with your production strategy, a bit of IA astuteness helps you get through the planning phase. Now O'Reilly's first edition of Information Architecture for the World Wide Web is available online. Does life get any sweeter?!

Sunday, 6 February 2005

MUSIC: New Order's Peter Hook meets 3/4 of Bloc Party for some tips on being in a band. Interesting banter. Guardian Unlimited | Arts Friday Review | 'You will become bitter enemies': Peter Hook: "Now your friends will be forever asking you for tickets, drink all your beer and be going, "What was Peter Hook really like?" Just say he was a c**t."

Thursday, 3 February 2005

WEB AWARDS: See the 2005 Web Awards Finalists for the south by southwest festivals + conferences

TEES: Get John Peel or Bill Hicks on your tee, and ooze coolnesss. Teemarto

Wednesday, 2 February 2005

iPOD RULES: For now at least.
"'About 80 percent of Microsoft employees who have a portable music player have an iPod,' said one source, a high-level manager who asked to remain anonymous. 'It's pretty staggering.'" Wired News: Hide Your IPod, Here Comes Bill

INTERVIEW: Interview with a link spammer | The Register Via