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Jennifer Aniston's Sweater: Part Deux

Filed under the “Too important not to blog but kind of meh news” department comes word that TiVo has hooked up their TV service to Amazon’s eCommerce services. In what appears to be a move towards t-commerce, real-time merchandising is now a reality. Let’s start with some history: Jennifer Aniston’s Sweater refers to a concept […]
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Writing Style for Print vs. Web

Link to Jakob Nielsen’s blog at useit.com Summary: Linear vs. non-linear. Author-driven vs. reader-driven. Storytelling vs. ruthless pursuit of actionable content. Anecdotal examples vs. comprehensive data. Sentences vs. fragments. Great explanation of the inherent differences in writing for the Web versus writing for print or TV. He identifies, in part, the way we write for […]
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eCommerce Goes Rube Goldberg

h/t to my friend Kadie for this one… http://producten.hema.nl/ From her eMail: HEMA is a Dutch department store. The first store opened on November 4, 1926, in Amsterdam . Now there are 150 stores all over the Netherlands . HEMA also has stores in Belgium, Luxemburg, and Germany. In June of 2007, HEMA was sold […]
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Matthew Ingram on Gmail Labs

Matthew Ingram is weighing in on Google’s new “Google Labs” service on their gMail application: ”Labs” allows users to try out all kinds of new features and then immediately let Gmail developers know what they think. As a User Experience practitioner myself, one of the biggest misnomers I have to overcome personally and with those […]
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