Designing Easy-to-Use Websites

Donnelly, Vanessa, Designing Easy-to-use Web Sites: A hands-on approach to structuring successful websites, Addison-Wesley Professional, 2000 Donnelly comes from a software design perspective, specialising in user interfaces, and applies similar principles to web design. The testing of a site by real users throughout the design and production process is stressed as an important element throughout the book, as it is easiest to change elements then, rather than at the end. The book ignores the technology, which dates…

Digital Media: Mainstream Curriculum?

"Under the new curriculum, students would be expected to work with a range of digital media, including computer simulations and audio-video productions. 'Digital-based media now need to be channelled into the mainstream of academic knowledge production and distribution,' the paper says. Professor Fuller added: 'It's becoming the most important way in which knowledge is transmitted and produced in society today.'" Read full story in the Times Higher Education.

How is Keep Calm and Carry On Doing?

So, what's been happening with Keep Calm and Carry On in the news? Christmas Gifts at the Imperial War Museum Sterephonics Album: Guardian Review Etsy debate as to the origin of the term Simon Calder: Predictions for a "Winter of Discontent" Humour On Tour Duxbury Art Association Shop selling posters are "Best of Toronto" Random Esquire makes a purchase Nostalgia shops are blooming! "Keep Calm and Carry Me" Babygro THIS HAS GOT TO BE THE BEST…

We Think

Full Title: We Think: mass innovation, not mass production Author: Charles Leadbeater Publisher: Profile Books Date: 2009 (2nd Edition) "You are what you share That is the ethic of the world being created by YouTube and MySpace, Wikipedia and Facebook. We-Think is a rallying call for the shared power of the web to make society more open and egalitarian. We-Think reports on an unparalleled wave of collaborative creativity as people from California to China devise…
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