Using the Links web browser
sudo apt-get install links
From the man page:
links - lynx-like alternative character mode WWW browser
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- Apr 23, 2016 - #web #browser #design #reading
Design by Writing
- Links to external sources of inspiration, along with a few links to my own thoughts.
Good Writing and Editing Is Part of Great Design
Content is the hero
Content as Medium
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- Apr 03, 2016 - #design #writing #reading #web #blog_jr
Book Reading - 2016
- Trying to read at least a couple books a month, instead of reading only web pages.
Charlie Brewer on Slider Fishing - revisited an old favorite
#book - #reading
- Feb 22, 2016
Tt post about web site colors - sat, jan 23, 2016
- "if anything black on a medium to light grey is easiest on my eyes."
The text color here is not quite black. I use hex code 222 instead of 000, which is black.
MIJeff, try these options for changing the background color at TT:
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- Jan 23, 2016 - #reading #design #web
Interesting Tech and Writing Info
- (assembled this page on Oct 21, 2015)
jh = JotHut pages or threads
jh: Medium.com changes, including an API
jh: Google AMP
Facebook Instant Articles
jh: Facebook Instant Articles - May 2015
jh: Facebook In...
- Dec 14, 2015 - #design #activism #internet #technology #writing #reading #blog_jr
Medium.com's view on writing - Spring 2015
- The online publishing platform's head of content labs on optimum story length, writing for free, and how to fix the experience of reading and writing on the Internet.
Hansen spoke at the Nieman Foundation this spring in conversation with David Jimne...
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- Nov 19, 2015 - #medium #reading #writing
Tt post about article design - mon, sep 8 and tue, sep 9, 2015
- I'd pay nice money for a Blade subscription if the article pages looked something like this:
- (blatant copyright violation. will remove later.)
... instead of this:
... and instead of this:
I don't need a printed paper version. I don't n...
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- Sep 09, 2015 - #media #reading #web #design #browser
Designing websites for readers and writers
- "Thankfully, we're starting to see something of a Renaissance. Comment-forms are dropping off blogs like vestigial tails. Text sizes are increasing yearly, and sites are being stripped and whitewashed, with most of their old cruft gone without a trac...
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- Mar 24, 2015 - #design #blogging #typography #content #writing #longform #reading #blog_jr
The top features for community sites are users and their content
- Whatever they are called ...
forums / message boards
... these sites accept user-generated content, and most likely, these sites host discussions on that content.
Here's a fine comment in this threa...
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- Oct 03, 2014 - #socialnetwork #socialmedia #forums #blogging #design #reading #writing #blog_jr
Books recently read - November 2002
- (my blog post from Saturday, November 30, 2002)
In the past week I've read: Torrents of Spring and The Sun also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Skipping Christmas by John Grisham, Fight Club and Lullaby by [Chuck] Palahniuk.
I'm going to stick with rea...
- Jul 18, 2014 - #book #reading
The homepage is dead
- May 15, 2014 - qz.com - The homepage is dead, and the social web has woneven at the New York Times
People who used RSS readers long ago would have accessed homepages less often.
But obviously, socialmedia's popularity since 2007 has contributed th...
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- May 21, 2014 - #media #design #reading #blog_jr