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Aug 15 | 25 free fonts all in one

Remeber Vitaly Friedman’s list of the 25 best license-free fonts? I’ve aggregated most of the fonts that are still license-free and made them into one handy zip file. See the list below for which ones are included. Download (3.07 MB) 078MKSD Medium Condensed ATFAntique Audimat Blue Highway Cardo ClassizismAntiqua Day Roman Delicious Fontin Gentium HopeRound […]

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Jul 31 | Redesigning War News Radio

I’m proud to present the redesign of Swarthmore College’s War News Radio website. The new site provides a three-column layout for easier reading and cuts down on the amount of scrolling necessary to access new content. The sidebar has been replaced by three functions that are central to a website dedicated to a specialized, news-podcast/broadcast […]

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Jul 7 | The Meaning of Wealth (or Why My Right Hand Still Hurts)

I learned a lot this past week, and sadly it had little to do with the research I currently am doing at Drexel University. It all started last weekend when I decided to make a bit of income and get rid of some websites that I had created but done basically nothing to. I figured, […]

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Jun 23 | Top-level domain use to be relaxed?

The net could see its biggest transformation in decades if plans to open up the address system are passed. The net’s regulators will vote on Thursday to decide if the strict rules on so-called top level domain names, such as .com or .uk, can be relaxed. If approved, it could allow companies to turn their […]

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May 31 | Google Updates Favicon

It appears as though Google has updated its favicon to a newer, softer version, choosing the lowercase ‘g’ in the Google title over the uppercase: This is an update on the previous version, shown below: This change has slowly propagated in the past few days across all of Google’s services. I wonder what they might […]

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May 20 | The Google Takeover

I don’t particularly welcome to advent of Google Health, mainly because Google controls so much of my life already as it is. Google has become so integral in our daily lives that if Google’s servers were to suffer from some form of failure even for an hour, its impact will be so devastating it just […]

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May 6 | Endangered-Languages.com

I hereby present to you a collaborative final project for my Endangered Languages course here at Swarthmore: endangered-languages.com

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Apr 17 | Tutorial: How to create favicons

Favicons are those small icons you see in your browser right next to the URL in the address bar or whenever you bookmark a page, as shown below. It’s a great way to brand your site and it adds a subtle touch to your users’ online experience. They’re easy to make, but it doesn’t quite […]

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Apr 4 | Life, Another One of Those Episodes

So after nine weeks, my web design course is over. It started with two dozen enthusiastic students from all classes, and ended up with five. Perhaps the most proudest end result is the Nolarize! website, created by Greg Albright ’10. It’s pretty amazing what a nine-week, three hour a week program can do. There were […]

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Mar 15 | YouTube in HD

I hope you can see the difference between the left and the right side of the image below: One, we’re used to, the other is an omg-that’s-so-amazing thing called *higher quality*. YouTube has conveniently kept it hidden from us, but all you need to do as append &fmt=18 to the URL of the video to […]

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