My Hello World Post …

… was made on November 25, 2001 … on Blogger. At the time, I was teaching web design at Seattle Central Community College and thought Blogger was a little too rudimentary (like all v1 disruptive products). Oh. And the content lived on MY site, not Blogger’s (see that reference to FTP?). Of course, this Google-developed […]


Design for usability

“Confusion and clutter are failures of design, not attributes of information.” Edward R. Tufte, Envisioning Information Abstract Graphic design is about communicating. It can enhance a communications effort or it can interfere. In the established world of print, the interference may be minimized given that the user is very familiar with the interface (paper, words, read […]