Monthly Archives: March 2004

interview with Larry Becker, Crutchfield Corporation VP E-commerce

This interview I found on MarketingSherpa.com is an interesting read and has lots of useful nuggets for anyone trying to create an excellent ecommerce experience. Especially interesting to me, considering the “user centered” mantra that I tend to hear a lot, is the balanced approach that Larry described for developing the right content for the [...]

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essential web dev tools for firefox (mac or PC)

my first experience with plug-ins on firefox and i am blown away. This is a set of tools that help highlight on a web page various web design elements. Web Developer Extension on chrispederick.com I was initially dubious because the screen shots were on windows, but i clicked the download link anyway. I was pleasantly [...]

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valid xhtml 1.0

clearly I am a bit of a procrastinator, instead of writing like I should be, I updated three sites to validate to xhtml 1.0 (transitional, I’m not that crazy yet). validates this site, and peterson/griffin architects and R.W. Hyde construction. Also, i built all these sites without the use of tables for layout.

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music with your coffee

Downloading music is cool, itunes innovated there with 99c songs and the ability to have 30 second previews of the songs. Well Starbucks is leveraging its wholly unvirtual locations with digital music, enabling you to listen to complete songs while you hang out with your latte, pick the ones you like and have them burned [...]

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decorate martha’s cell

Take your interior decorating chops and enter this competition to create a new space for martha’s new digs. Worth1000.com | Photoshop Contests | Are you Worthy%u2122 | contest

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fun queries

this is a fun little visualization tool I found via elegant hack, basically throw in a query and you get a visual representation of the top 100 results from google and yahoo. I did a search for “best search engine”… google vs. yahoo Not surprisingly yahoo showed up top of its own results, but google [...]

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