Monthly Archive:: January 2010

27 Jan 2010

Focused Design

Many higher education institutions have multiple target audiences and multiple goals they want to accomplish.  This is usually represented by the institutional website.  You may see messaging for alumni, parents, donors, government, faculty, prospective students, current students,
15 Jan 2010

The Internet Will Change Laws

We’ve all heard of laws that are crazy or outdated. These laws were created at time when they were needed and in fact valid.  But times change, but in many cases the laws don’t. Did you know
10 Jan 2010

Weekly Video: What is Google Wave?

If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard of Google Wave. But also, if you’re like me, you are unclear of what Google Wave is and some of its benefits.  This video does a great job to explain
5 Jan 2010

CAPTCHA: Form Usability Nemesis

If you’ve completed a web form in the last ten years, you would have come across a CAPTCHA system. CAPTCHA is an acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart.  The basic
3 Jan 2010

Weekly Video: Waving Goodbye to 2009

As we’ve closed the year 2009, I thought it would be interesting to take a look back on the past year.  Whirled has created a video using Google Wave to take a look back on 2009.  I