Tag Archives: design

Goodbye, Delicious

Goodbye to Delicious after six+ years and 3000+ links. Continue reading

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Dartmouth Seminar

Summary of the Dartmouth Seminar for Composition Research in August 2011: an important step in my retooling as an empirical researcher. Continue reading

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Infographics, tables, and spring teaching

Preparing for a Spring 2012 class in visualization: what texts to use? Preparation for opening week activities which look at a few graphics and discuss their strong and weak points in detail. With all the bad infographics out there, starting out right will be important. Continue reading

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Transfer research design

I mentioned the transfer research project Neil Baird and I have started when I discussed my sabbatical retooling, but I haven’t written much about it here; just a brief outline long ago when I discussed my application to the Dartmouth … Continue reading

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More lllinois ethics silliness

A new Illinois ethics law: reporting communication surrounding procurement. Nobody wants to take responsibility for it, and the web app designed for it is mediocre at best. Continue reading

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Nielsen on kids (and summarized too)

In “Children’s Websites: Usability Issues in Designing for Kids,” Jakob Nielsen compares web usability for children and adults, finding some interesting differences, particularly in repeated tasks and revealing personal info. Bonus: the report is also a quick summary of Nielsen’s work as a whole. Continue reading

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Renovations

Time for revisions to the look and feel of this weblog. Continue reading

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Web 2.0 style update

Update on the web 2.0 style article: draft nearly done, now ten elements of style Continue reading

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Beer & evidence

I recently traveled to Chicago for excellent beer and a course by Edward Tufte. Continue reading

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