Category Archives: The Web

Images, Copyright and Fair Use on the Web

Today in class we’re going to think about images, copyrights, fair use, and free software. Here are some links that I’ve found useful in that realm. I put them on our class wiki too. Free Images Bookmark on Delicious Digg … Continue reading

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Trends in Web Design

Here are some trends we examined in class recently: HTML5, the next major revision of HTML, will make it easier for web designers to build more sophisticated technology into their sites. Computer screens are getting bigger (and smaller), bandwidth is … Continue reading

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my new class, Graphic Design for the Web

Susan Romero and I are teaching a new class, Graphic Design for the Web, and we’ve got a fantastic group of students. We’re looking at Web sites with interesting design, and here’s what James and Kimber and Mary found: thought … Continue reading

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A message from the inventor of the World Wide Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1990. He has some important things to say about it an article in the December 2010 issue of Scientific American. He discusses how universality was the primary design principle of the … Continue reading

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Impressive HTML5 demos

There are some fun demonstrations of some of the capabilities of HTML5 and JavaScript at Web designer Ricardo Cabello’s site — functionality that previously would be difficult without proprietary software such as Flash. His blog has useful technical info too. … Continue reading

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Amazon Studios

Wow, this is bizarre, but it might be great for our students. Amazon has announced the launch of studios.amazon.com, an online movie development community. They plan to host monthly and annual scriptwriting and movie contests, with no charge to enter … Continue reading

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