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Reference Distance Zero: Beyond Linear Information Design

Summary: Designing information for paper was largely about managing reference distance. On the Web, the reference distance is zero. A completely different set of design requirements apply.   Linear information design Traditional information design thinking has always been linear. This is a consequence of the medium in which the vast majority of information was presented: […]

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Why Your Content Needs More Links

Technical Communications needs to make far greater use of linking than it does today. Here’s why. In a blog post WordPress for Beginners: Too Many Choices? Sufyan bin Uzayr quotes an email from novelist Meg Justus about her frustrations trying to get started with WordPress: The reason I’m finding self-hosted WordPress so complicated is that it asks me to find […]

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