Something I have taken interest in recently is Web Typography. Like graphic design, it is something I have very little experience with, but am pursuing in order to become a better Web designer. You may have noticed some changes to the typeface of this site in an effort to be more readable, artsy, and generally […]
I presented on good Web site design practices today at Webster City Middle School. The presentation was very rudimentary, but covered some foundational elements. It was also a lot of fun. Apparently it went over pretty well with the kids too :).
AOL and Sprint have recently redesigned using Web Standards! This is a huge move forward for standards advocates. It always helps to be able to point to a big dog company when a client tells you “but we NEED to support Netscape 4.7!” No one needs to support Netscape 4.x anymore. It is a dead […]
If you are a real geek, you’ve probably already seen this. But it is hillarious. The hoaxer, identified only as “Andy,” claimed he received a dual-processor G5 for Christmas. But preferring a Windows PC, he swapped out the insides of the $3,000 machine for the guts of a cheapo PC. My favorite reaction: “I’m a […]
mattheerema.com is now #4 in a Google search for Heerema!. My quest is nearly complete. (in related news: mattandnancy.org rings in at #7!).