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Reading

Reading on the web

The famous answer by Jakob Nielson to “How do users read on the web?” is “They don’t.” Very few web users read written web content word-for-word. Instead, they scan the page searching for the information they want. However, I question this finding. The eye tracking study which showed people scanning for information on the page […]

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General

Limited edition

Do limits annoy you? Do you wish you had more money, time, brains or beauty? Consider that perhaps limits on our lives may serve a good purpose.

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Society

Reading online

A friend of mine posted a link to an interesting article about what people actually get rewarded for as they wade through the murky interwebs: Because reading is fundamental– Jeff Atwood, on Coding Horror. We’ve got it all wrong rewarding people for how often they post/comment (talk). We should reward them for how much they […]

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General

My fridge is smarter than my soul

How come a fridge is smarter than my soul? I drift and drift and completely lose internal stability before realizing that some work needs to be done to get back to where I should be.