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Alcantara, Leah, Redesigning your own site
Bernstein, Beyond Usability and Design: The Narrative Web
Boulton, Saving the Spark: Developing Creative Ideas
Cornell, Staying Motivated
Greenfield, The bathing ape has no clothes.
Gube, 50 Beautiful and Creative Portfolio Designs
Hamid, Design is in the Details
Hodge, Creating a Successful Online Portfolio
Jones, Better Writing Through Design
Powazek, Calling All Designers: Learn to Write!
____, Home Page Goals
Smashing Magazine, 10 Principles of Effective Web Design
____, Creating a Successful Online Portfolio
____, 35 designers x 5 questions
____, Creative User Interfaces
Turner, Information vs. Experience.
Zeal, Design by Metaphor
Zellner, Understanding Web Design
theory related to internet communication
Lessig, The Future of Ideas (free download for non-commercial use)
_____, Free Culture
_____, CodeV2 From the Preface: “This is a translation of an old book—indeed, in Internet time, it is a translation of an ancient text.” That text is Lessig’s “Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace.” The second version of that book is “Code v2.” The aim of Code v2 is to update the earlier work, making its argument more relevant to the current internet.
Listen to Lawrence Lessig on FreshAir with Terry Gross ‘Lawrence Lessig’s “Remix of the Hybrid Economy“‘
web: technical issues
Google: listing your website and search terms (SEO)
Google’s webmaster essentials
— SEC Filings and Forms. Here you’ll find links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR and instructions for searching the EDGAR database.
— The SEC’s requirements for online annual reports and proxy statements
— SEC Filing (Wikipedia)
— Corporate Filings and Annual Reports from Columbia University (These resources were selected for their authority, ease of use, and accessibility)
annual report examples (design firms)
— Curran & Connors
— Benoit Design
— Inspiration: Top 25 Annual Report Designs
— Annual Report Design Samples For Inspiration
— Steltzner Consulting
— Brand Logic
— Nicholas Feltron: a different annual
The Amazing Visual Language of Processing
Many Eyes: a bet on the power of human visual intelligence to find patterns. Our goal is to “democratize” visualization and to enable a new social kind of data analysis. Jump right to our visualizations now, take a tour, or read on for a leisurely explanation of the project.
Visualizing: tracing an aesthetics of data
Data Visualization: Modern Approaches
Hans Rosling: Debunking third-world myths with the best stats you’ve ever seen