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Design — Architect — Engineer

I’m talking about the verbs, not the nouns. To design. To architect. To engineer. These words are often conflated — a common source of despair for those of us in the related fields, misunderstood and misidentified. This issue has been tackled by many people far more seasoned and insightful than me. But if I may [Keep Reading...]

Yahoo!’s Shine

Everyone in the Twitterverse — @efortiz, @arainert, @jonesabi — is talking about the launch of Shine today so I had to check it out for myself. Shine from Yahoo! is a new website that is meant to be a destination for women between the ages of 25 and 54. On their About Us page, they [Keep Reading...]

TwitterBerry was mean to me

I’ve got a thing for Twitter and I own a BlackBerry, so naturally I use TwitterBerry. It’s a downloadable BB app that lets me post updates, get replies, read my friends timeline and the public timeline — all without having to load Twitter in the mobile browser. It isn’t perfect, but it usually works pretty [Keep Reading...]

Design.alltop.com

Huge thanks goes out to tech heavyweight Guy Kawasaki for putting this little blog on his new directory of design sites at design.alltop.com. Alltop is a collection of RSS feeds grouped by category and displayed all on one page — perfect for people who don’t have a feed reader or who are looking for something new to read. The last five posts are displayed from each blog/news source.

whitney hess on design.alltop.com

You can read more about Alltop here, here and here.

While you’re at it, check out Guy’s other latest venture, Truemors, a news site for “true rumors.”

Formatting my blog for the iPhone

Last night Matthew Oliphant recommended iWPhone, an easy WordPress plugin that “automatically reformats your blog’s content for optimized viewing on Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch.” I tried it out this morning and here are the results: With the plugin: Without the plugin: So… which one do you all prefer? Big thanks to Daniel Sandler for [Keep Reading...]

links for 2008-03-01

Apple – Pro – Tips – Make the Most of Quick Look One of Leopard’s coolest new features — a way to look at the content of your files without opening them. (tags: Apple tips Leopard productivity) intentionallies Interior design site with cards navigation — torque movement (tags: flash inspiration interaction cards design) Thibaud’s portfolio [Keep Reading...]

Firefox 3 Beta 3 vs. Firefox 2.0

On February 12, Mozilla made Firefox 3 Beta 3 available for download. They call this a developer release for testing purposes only, but with all the cool features I’ve been hearing about I just couldn’t resist. For those of you who aren’t as willing to ignore small bugs and usability flaws — I work on [Keep Reading...]