Revisiting why hyperlinks are blue. For anyone interested in the history of hypertext, the web or precursors to it
As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, an NYT piece on the game’s origin, Wordle Is a Love Story
The word game has gone from dozens of players to hundreds of thousands in a few months. It was created by a software engineer in Brooklyn for his partner.
Also refreshing to read that it’s a fun personal project and not an exercise in growth hacking
I challenge you to think clearly about the many disparate networks you’re part of and think about the ideas you might want to offer those networks that you don’t want to get lost in the feed. Ideas you might want to return to.
Minimalist web design
Nothing quite like being featured in a minimalist web design post in the midst of a half-assed live redesign. In any case, you might find some better inspiration there.
Improving your web typography
Antonio Carusone offers eight simple steps for improving your typography. It’s fairly standard for the most part, but he provides some good CSS examples for web developers.
The League of Moveable Type
The League of Moveable Type is an attempt to bring quality open-source typography to the web. It’s an honourable pursuit and will hopefully gain some traction, but I’m not really a big fan of the name.