‘Thoughtful, investigative pieces don’t work on the web’

An interesting article on the Guardian’s website today. Aida Edemariam looks at the issue of search on the internet and how this influences online writing in contrast to offline articles. This, of course, links in to how content for the web must be structured differently in general. Unfortunately, she thinks it makes ‘depressing reading’, interpretingContinue reading “‘Thoughtful, investigative pieces don’t work on the web’”

‘Universal usability’? What’s that?

I’ve stumbled across* an interesting website called Universal Usability. It’s the (free) online version of ‘Access by Design: A Guide to Universal Usability for Web Designers’, a book by Sarah Horton. Sarah describes universal usability as going ‘one step further’ than accessibility. Not only does it try to make content and functionality accessible to allContinue reading “‘Universal usability’? What’s that?”