The Font of Your Logo, Can Save You Money

So says NetFlix, thus making the change to theirs. The story is here.

Remember this is from a Ad Publication website so they really get into all the curves and shapes and thin lines of the whole thing. I recall when I taught about fonts at the colleges most folks did not know serif from sans-serif and which was easier to read. Today there are thousands of fonts, and a variety of Times and Helvetica two of the big time originals.

Also remember the days of needing to install any special font for the users to see. That’s also when systems began the blout as they came with new upgrades. Quite an interesting history and fun topic.

Chrome: Extensions, You Should Have These

Plugins and Extensions those things that make our Browsers more useful and powerful are plentiful. In fact new ones get posted on a daily basis. Sifting though them is a task and a half, especially when all you want to is to get back to surfing or blogging. Who has the time to try them all out, especially when trying them out often results in your experience getting compromised or sometimes even requiring a complete reset of your site. I don’t use them all, and in fact have often forgotten ones I installed. Here is the article and the list.

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Rules of the Internet (The Secret Ones)

Wait, there are rules on the Internet? You can just post, and post, and reply and add to this and that? Its an amazing article and worth a read most definitely. You might want the pitcher (yes pitcher) of martinis to sip on, but its loaded with great content. The article is here.

Now remember its actually SECRET rules, and they do go back a ways as the Net has been around for a while now. Story relates to thing that happen back in 2006!! That’s like eons ago. Look at all the changes in Yahoo, YouTube and others since then. Enjoy the read.

New Resources Page

I’ve added a new resources page with Apps you should look at and get. They should all be free. Some are mobile and some are desktop. Don’t forget some require setup and some will even work with others. I am updating the page to reflect the uses and some tips for use in some cases, so you may just see a list for the time being.

Arcade Fire’s Interactive ‘Reflektor’ Music Video Embraces Web Tech

The video is an open-source Google Chrome experiment that lets viewers use a computer mouse, phone or tablet to toy with the video’s graphics or incorporate their faces into it. People can play with the flashy video effects in the Chrome experiment or on this explanatory website.

via Pocket