For your reading pleasure (week 3, 2010)
How Google ranks Tweets
A little bit of an insight into how Google ranks tweets on Twitter from a Google Engineer.
The Case Against Vertical Navigation
Yet another detailed and well argued article from Smashing Magazine. This time covering the use of (left hand side) vertical navigation menus on web sites, and arguing the case for horizontal menus instead.
Öppna länkar i nytt fönster?
A request to have pages opening up in new windows (or tabs) came up yet again this week from a client. This is a useful page covering many arguments – not all of them against. Although in almost all situations, I am.
Preventing Spam in Form Submissions without Using a CAPTCHA
A clearly written guide to how you can do almost the same job as a CAPTCHA, but without using a CAPTCHA and all of the problems it causes people.
Social and Mobile Lead in Nielsen Annual Intranet Report
Bill Ives gives a summary of Nielsen’s latest Intranet report. The tipping point for mobile web, could tip over into Intranets too during 2010.
Färdiga SEO-paketlösningar rekommenderas inte
Niklas Lindh explains why you should use SEO consultants rather than throw money at pre-packaged SEO services./
A Brief History of Eye-Tracking
UX Booth provide us with a nice read about the history of eye tracking, without getting to the whole love/hate eye tracking debate.