may, 14, 2002 archives

jakob nielsen's top-10 guidelines for homepage usability aren't particularly groundbreaking, but they are good stuff. i'm a little surprised that more sites don't have a front page that is more distinct from all of the other pages. obviously you want the site design to be coherent, but i think too many sites fall into the trap of making the front page use the exact same template as inner pages.

stupid internet. for no apparent reason, i can't seem to reach some significant parts of the net. (but not very consistent parts—i can reach some hosts at pair networks, but not others.) needless to say, the system status page of my internet service provider reports no problems.

david reed says it's time for tax on silicon. i'm tempted to print it out and send it to my congressman and senators to find out where they stand.

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