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An Introduction to Ward Cunningham’...

An Introduction to Ward Cunningham’s Smallest Federated Wiki
History Wiki-founder Ward Cunningham shared his idea of a Smallest Federated Wiki SFW during IndieWebCamp this June. In a few short weeks, he brought his idea to life and is inviting others to work with him on it! What is SFW? The Smallest Federated Wiki project wants to be small in the “easy to learn powerful ideas” version of small. It wants to be a wiki so that strangers...

The It Getters

I met Rand Fishkin of Seomoz.org for the first time at Portland’s SearchFest 2008 in February. I’d crashed my bike the weekend before, and I arrived at the conference late, missing his keynote. He’s an amazing guy. His speeches are some of the best in the industry. They’re rapid-fire, hilarious, and terrifyingly engaging. They are prime examples of structured and...

Bram Pitoyo reviews Coda – a one window ...

In this video, Bram Pitoyo will show you how why he likes to use Coda, a one-window web development tool for Mac OSX created by Panic Software (a local Portland Company!). Along the way, he’ll demonstrate a few different features of Coda, as well as some of the more efficient ways to use it. If you haven’t tried Coda before, you can get the software from the Panic...

Typography Video Series Part III –...

Join Bram Pitoyo as he takes you through the abbreviated history of sans serif typefaces, from its origin in William Caslon Jr.’s specimen as “Two-Lines English Egyptian” to the most well-known faces like Helvetica, Futura and Gill Sans. This is the third and last video in a three-part video series on Typography by Bram Pitoyo. Typography Series by Bram Pitoyo: Typography Video...

Typography Video Series Part II – ...

Join Bram Pitoyo as he takes you through the abbreviated history of serif typefaces we all know and use today, from Gutenberg to Garamond, Baskerville to Bodoni (and everything inbetween.) This is the second video in a 3 part video series on Typography by Bram Pitoyo. Typography Series by Bram Pitoyo: Typography Video Series Part I – Bram Pitoyo Explains a Typeface’s...

Typography Video Series Part I – B...

Join Bram Pitoyo as he explains how to measure and gauge a typeface based on its anatomy. This is the first video in a short series we recorded on Typography. Meanwhile, follow @brampitoyo on Twitter for more updates. Bram Pitoyo Explains A Typeface’s Anatomy from Amber Case on Vimeo. Typography Series by Bram Pitoyo: Typography Video Series Part I – Bram Pitoyo Explains a...

Tools for Visualizing Facebook Social Gr...

Facebook Graph in 3 Dimensions Made with UCINet, NetDraw and Mage. You can do this for your network. Simply see these instructions: cyborganthropology.com/Network_Visualization Using Netvizz and Gephi to analyze a Facebook network Read more at the Sociomatic Blog Here’s what the output looks like: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49155467@N06/4583993987/sizes/o/ Made with My Online...

Technology that works in natural disaste...

Sattelite Phones Loqi.me (for low-level disasters that don’t knock out cell towers).

Plug it in, Plug it in! 17 WordPress Plu...

Great WordPress plugins are gems, and sometimes they’re difficult to find. Here’s a list of the current plugins I’m fascinated by. If you look, you may find that some of them are just right for you, too. These plugins range from Administration, to Copyright management to future posts. Feel free to dig in! Cleverness To-Do List Integrates a multi-featured to-do list...

Sick of Clicking Next? Autopagerize Does...

I first heard about Autopagerizer through Marshall Kirkpatrick of Read Write Web. He demonstrated it by doing a Google search and scrolling down to the bottom of the page.Except there wasn’t and “bottom of the page”. Instead, page 2 of the Google search results loaded. And when he scrolled down to the bottom of page two, page three loaded. “This doesn’t...

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