Alexander Rehm on July 28th, 2008

Cuil, the new search engine looking for relevancy rather than popularity has seen the light of day today. Developed by former Google employees,it claims to be able to crawl through 120 billion pages (that is 3x more than Google and 10x more than Microsoft’s Live search). But what does it actually do and how does […]

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Not so long ago I received an email from a former student of mine who has just started up his own design studio asking whether or not outsourcing work to contractors, freelancers or studios makes sense and what to look out for. Especially for upcoming design studios or companies / agencies who are lacking in […]

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We apologise for the 15 minute downtime last night, we have just ugraded WordPress to version 2.6 and the Automatic Upgrade plugin died on us due to a read-write permission error (I think!). But we are back now, happy days! 😀 I am still working on getting my Yahoo-map-based travelblog prototype online, the Flash image-uploader […]

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If you followed my entry about Map integration with Yahoo Maps and ActionScript you will probably be wondering what I have to report about the progress. As you may remember, this mash-up is about offering a client a new spin on travel bogging: being able to log in to the client’s website from anywhere in […]

Continue reading about On Flash – map integration with Yahoo Maps + ActionScript (part 2)

Over the last couple of months I have been working on a great number of design, usability and accessibility reports for clients of mine. Some of the sites I worked on are pretty good, and all you can recommend is maybe tightening up their call-to-actions or look at a couple of points of Section 508 […]

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Alexander Rehm on July 1st, 2008

Alexander Rehm on Google’s new algorithm allowing its bots to search and index flash content

Continue reading about On Flash – SWF files can now be found and indexed