Digital Typography Needs to Move Forward

Jun 11 2014 by Justina Bakutyte | 2 Comments

Digital typography is relatively old. With digital type having been around for 30 years, it’s surprising to me that we still haven’t moved much outside of the concepts we have borrowed from print.

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WebRTC: An Opportunity for Entrepreneurial Web Developers

Aug 19 2013 by Max McChesney | 5 Comments

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WebRTC, an open standard for real-time communication between web browsers, is a game-changing technology that’s projected to reach one billion devices by the end of 2013.

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Will the Browser Wars Invade the Mobile Web?

Nov 28 2011 by Arley McBlain | 28 Comments

Will the Browser Wars Invade the Mobile Web?

Editor’s note: The opinions expressed in this article are solely that of the author’s, Arley McBlain.

When it comes to the still emerging Mobile Web realm, I think we should all be outraged about the trouble Windows Phone 7.5 can unleash.

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The Mythical Paperless World: Why Print Will Stick Around

Sep 30 2011 by Kristina Bjoran | 15 Comments

The Mythical Paperless World: Why Print Will Stick Around

Print is dead. Long gone will be the days where newspaper staff members struggle to get "to press," where magazine editors sweat and toil over sending off final proofs to the printer.

Speculators and soothsayers everywhere whisper of the e-book’s pending dominance, its utter defeat over the long time champion, The Noble Book.

Paper will be an extinct technology in [insert alarming number here] years.

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Is It Time to Rethink E-Books?

Sep 16 2011 by Kristina Bjoran | 19 Comments

The father of the e-book passed away last week. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, died Tuesday, September 6, at the age of 64. Considered by most to be the man that jumpstarted the move toward digital books, Hart created the first fully digitized public document by hand-typing the Declaration of Independence into a University of Illinois computer.

That was back in 1971, and Project Gutenberg has arguably paved the way for what we now know as e-readers and, most importantly, e-books.

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Building the 3D Web

Jul 6 2011 by Jeff Foster | 16 Comments

Building the 3D Web

3D seems to come in waves. Those who are old enough will remember wearing colored 3D glasses and watching titles such as It Came from Outer Space and Robot Monster on the silver screen. Starting with Bwana Devil in 1952, Hollywood released over 60 3D films in three years, and cinema was changed forever. Or so the story went.

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Five Things That Will Keep Shaping The Web in 2011

Jan 16 2011 by Dave Sparks | 29 Comments

Five Things that Will Keep Shaping the Web in 2011

Last time, I discussed the things that shaped the web design industry in 2010. Now, let’s look forward to what’s ahead this year. I won’t be making crazy, outlandish predictions; instead, I’ll be talking about things that will likely continue to exert an ever-increasing influence on our industry this year.

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