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August 2008 Blog Posts (2)

Mapping Memory: Web Designer as Information Cartographer

Ok, this a lame blog post, but I wanted to let folks know that my article "Mapping Memory: Web Designer as Information Cartographer" appears in the latest edition of A List Apart. In it, I address the need for rethinking the metaphor of architecture in web design.

Added by Aaron Rester on August 27, 2008 at 9:07am — No Comments

Writing for the Web: 5 Guidelines

As the Law School moves closer to our goal of a redesigned and re-engineered website, it's time for our staff to begin working on content -- creating new copy, editing existing pages, and pruning out-of-date text. While many of our staff are experienced and accomplished writers, we sometimes forget that writing for the web is different than writing for other purposes. Numerous studies have indicated that people simply read differently on the web.



To that end, I've prepared a brief… Continue

Added by Aaron Rester on August 12, 2008 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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