Typography & Font Sizes

If there’s one thing that is confusing to a web designer is why is text on a webpage and on a myriad of setups, so difficult to implement consistently across every visitor’s screen? After all, you could use a default font size of 75% or 0.75em or 11px and it would display correctly in one…


What Is A Wiki?

I’ve heard of wikis, and always thought they were systems for developers to track bugs, but it looks like it’s much more than that. In fact, it’s pretty exciting. Sitepoint has an article online today that explains what a Wiki is, the history, the uses of it, and why it’s both simple, yet powerful at…


A Journal Entry, Expelled

There’s a story on CNN with details of a 14-year old girl being expelled from her school for writing a fictional account of a student falling asleep in class and dreaming of killing her teacher in her journal. While this isn’t an online blog, it is still the same thing, in many ways. I think…


The Beauty Of Speed

While perusing the excellent Website Analyzer tool to check loading speeds, and filesizes of certain elements, I saw that this site could use some optimization, even though I tried to keep everything to a minimum (images, CSS, etc.) Then I remember you can gzip pages server-side, and serve it to visitors compressed, thus increasing speeds…


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