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  • Dr. Strangeglobe: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The W3C.

    by Erika Meyer · Issue 76 ·

    Can the mysterious Dr Strangeglobe save the WWWorld from a conspiracy to contaminate our precious liquid layouts? Erika Meyer takes a non-standard look at the W3C in this charming yet educational spoof of the Kubrick classic.

  • Why Are You Here?

    by Scott Jason Cohen · Issue 72 ·

    Whether we’re designing experimental sites or keeping an online diary, we go to the web in search of meaning. Will we find it? Or will we build it ourselves?

  • Fame Fatale

    by Rich Robinson · Issue 72 ·

    When did weblogs stop filtering the web and begin cluttering it instead? Rich Robinson on digital glut and creative solutions.

  • Rated XHTML

    by Peter-Paul Koch · Issue 69 ·

    The W3C’s XHTML language is intended to bridge the web’s past (HTML) and future (XML). Shall we cross this bridge, now that we’ve come to it? Or is XHTML more trouble than it’s worth? Peter-Paul Koch puts forth the pros and cons.

  • Bridging the Gap

    by Robert Miller · Issue 66 ·

    How can we work together if we don't understand each other? Systems administrator Robert Miller describes the view from his side of the cubicle, and attempts to break down the barriers between "creative" and systems professionals.

  • Digiglut.com

    by Bob Jacobson · Issue 62 ·

    There is just too much stuff out there. Web surfing has turned to web surfeit, as web users and independent content site authors are buried alive in a sea of ever-more-useless crap. Bob Jacobson sifts through the wreckage.

  • Indie Exposure: It’s All About You

    by Julia Hayden · Issue 82 ·

    Reports of the death of online content have been greatly exaggerated. Julia Hayden finds that independent content production is alive and well.

  • Fear of Style Sheets

    by Jeffrey Zeldman · Issue 8 ·

    “No-fault CSS” can help you work around frightened clients, buggy software, and readers who still love last year’s browser. In Part One of a series, Zeldman walks you through the fear.

  • Usability experts are from Mars, graphic designers are from Venus

    by Curt Cloninger · Issue 74 ·

    Usability mavens like Jakob Nielsen think the web is an ill-used database. Graphic designers like Kioken think it is a fledgling multimedia platform. Could both groups be right? New ALA author Curt Cloninger explains why usability experts are from Mars, graphic designers are from Venus. This one's a hottie.

  • Why Gecko Matters: What Netscape’s Upcoming Browser Will Mean to the Web

    by Jeffrey Zeldman · Issue 56 ·

    Netscape is about to unleash its new browser, built around the Gecko rendering engine. Theoretically the first completely standards-compliant web browser, Gecko enters a world where most people use IE5 (which is not completely standards-compliant). Is Netscape’s effort too little, too late? Or is it the beginning of a new and better way to create websites? Zeldman articulates The Web Standards Project’s position and explains what Netscape’s browser will mean to the web.

  • Clickthru Is Evil II

    by Alan Herrell · Issue 55 ·

    Ten years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the web. Five years ago, advertisers started discovering it. Now they are poised to wreck it. Double-Click’s poison cookie has Alan Herrell foaming at the mouth as he explains why Clickthru is Evil.

  • Circle Jerks & Web Elitists

    by Jeffrey Zeldman · Issue 108 ·

    The web design community goes through this kind of self-examination every three months. Under the banner of honest criticism, names are named, guesses about motivation are sketched, and sometimes entire bodies of work are dismissed.

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