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Tag: wikipedia

Awesome Website Redesign in Three Steps

Occasionally, someone solicits my advice for a website redesign, usually with something along the lines of “hey, Cosmo—what are some websites you like that we can imitate?” There are good intentions here, and there’s a time and a place for this sort of casual borrowing of ideas, but generally this is a bad way to […]

internerd: Recognise This is on Wikipedia. No, seriously—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh_LC.

internerd: Recognise This is on Wikipedia. No, seriously—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh_LC. [this is why I know]

So, strictly speaking, this probably didn’t need to happen. The flagged image, while on the sm

So, strictly speaking, this probably didn’t need to happen. The flagged image, while on the small side, was a nice, lossless .png and may or may not have been better kerned. But it was tagged for SVG, and I was too big an Old School Mac nerd to let it slide. Plus now you can […]

Making the Internet better, one scalable vector graphic at a time. [check it out]

Making the Internet better, one scalable vector graphic at a time. [check it out]

more wiki contributing. This time: converting x-height comparisons to vector graphic. See it in acti

more wiki contributing. This time: converting x-height comparisons to vector graphic. See it in action at Akzidenz-Grotesk.

Can you believe Wikipedia didn’t have a reset button icon? Unreal. [displayed in this poorly-w

Can you believe Wikipedia didn’t have a reset button icon? Unreal. [displayed in this poorly-written article]

Now let’s see how long this stays up. Not that I expect it to come down, but Wikipedes are an

One Wikipedia Talk page at a time. Always check your sources, kiddies.

Making the Internet less stupid

Ke$ha’s Wikipedia page And I’m in love.
(via somuchsass) — I’m extremely skeptical that Sony’s “Official Artist Bio” (at the ever-reliable “http://keshasparty.com”) counts as a Wikipedia source.  I’ll find out in a sec.

Kesha wanted Prince to produce her music, so she found and snuck into his Beverly Hills home. Once discovered, she was thrown out, but not before she left her demo with Prince who did not contact her afterwards. She also had the opportunity to sing background for Paris Hilton’s second single, which led to an […]

Will the Real Highland Park Please Stand Up?

Post-industrial, post-credit-crunch wasteland: or Tree-lined, quaintly-archetectured, working-class utopia: (via)