Here is a sweet Google Chrome advertisement from YouTube. I wonder when Microsoft will come out with one for IE8. Ah oh. Here goes another Mac vs. Windows like fight.
I’m really tired of designing a simple, standards-compliant layout that looks fine in every browser but IE6. Aren’t you? Almost every web developer has something to say about this topic. I’ve found some interesting sites recently that suggest action we can take as a design community get IE6 out of our hair. The suggestions range from mild to extreme; either helping IE6 gracefully exit the stage or die a quick, painful death. We obviously want to make life easier for ourselves, but we can’t alienate our audience. I’m most concerned about those who don’t have the ability to upgrade their system because they work for a public institution with ancient machines or proprietary apps that don’t work on other browsers. For the rest of the world, maybe a little tough love is a good thing. Here are some of my favorite ideas: Read the rest of this entry »
Nearly everyone has an opinion about education. It’s an emotionally charged topic, like politics or religion. Sir Ken Robinson adds profound insight into the discussion using humor in his talk at TED called, Do schools kill creativity?
This video has been widely circulated on the web for the past few years, but it seems that the message becomes even more important as time goes on.