Michael of Taylor Stich
My New Year’s Resolution for 2014 was to get more people started in User Experience (UX) Design. I posted one lesson every day in January, and thousands of people came to learn!
Below you will find links to all 31 daily lessons.
Basic UX Principles: How to get started
The following list…
Writer Pro is a professional writing suite that introduces a simple workflow and syntax analysis. SYNTAX CONTROL™ scans English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish text, and highlights your adjectives, nouns, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, or conjunctions.
Combined with using four different modes to separate each of the four modes: Note, write, edit and read. This is brilliant for anyone wanting to write better.
Every website today is this huge photo with parallax scrolling; everything is artisanal and craftsman-like and beautiful – even the writing is getting too perfectionismist (that’s not even a word). The writing is getting too ridiculous and precious. Just write like you speak.
It’s all looking the same and that’s not okay. Thank you Jason.
Capturing the author’s reaction or emotion of the post is one thing. But also capturing the writing process from initial write up (spilling of thoughts) to editing and then final form might also be something cool to try.
“Well-written content is out there, and we do have opportunities every day to read it — just not when we’re in information-skimming, speed-overload mode.”
- Marco Arment, in the old Instapaper FAQ
We rolled out the redesigned Instapaper website today.
When I got the opportunity to…
There’s 94 items. 94 WordPress themes that have been categorized as ‘news/editorial’. There are a few imagining what would make a better theme for anyone starting a news website on WordPress. One is called Gazette by Dany Duchaine. Sure there are some flaws with horizontal scrolling but it’s progress.
A better news/editorial or magazine WordPress theme isn’t about how the content is organized or what features can be added.
What about what type of content is displayed for a readable, engaged, and enjoyable experience.