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Web Design and Review

The Design Center's WEB department began in the early 1990s as an adjunct to Fred Showker's "Web Design" seminars syndicated by DGEF and hosted at Macworld. Who would have known that the first "Ten Deadly Sins of Web Design" would be replicated thousands of times across the internet. Archives of past articles can be found in the Web Design & Review May 11, 2009

Anonymity vs. Accountability

I was compelled to write a letter to the editor of Technology Review for their article seemingly in favor of new anonymity technology. May 10, 2009

Twenty Years of Typography & Fonts

The Design Center's Typography department is nearly 20 years old, and has been an integral part of DT&G for over 20 years. We love typography, fonts, letterforms, calligraphy; and have coveted fonts back as far as 1969. Archives of past articles can be found in the Typography Department May 7, 2009

Change is coming

The question is: will it be good change or otherwise. ICANN Board Member Joins FCC Transition Team November 16, 2008

Web Wars: Russia vs. Georgia

Botnets are now employed in waging war. The question is, what does the U.S. intend to do about it? August 17, 2008

Email chains: Check first, click later

I received another email chain letter today, and rather than just deleting it, I did a little research and then responded to the email addresses in the chain. Why? First, to set the record straight, and second, to express my disdain for email chains ... here's what it said June 19, 2008

ICANN credibility sinks

The 60-Second Window piece "Crime gets a free ride from ICANN" last month is being repeated again and again across the web. That article reports how organized crime on the web is getting a free ride from ICANN by "Domain Tasting." Now we're seeing more and more reporting on the various repercussions of ICANN's abuse and mishandling of domain names. June 14, 2008

Who gets Yahoo?

Can a Yahoo really be worth $47-Billion bucks? What can you do with $47 B ? May 4, 2008

Crime gets a free ride from ICANN

Over 800 spams in a single day -- I discover that nearly 200 of them advertise the SAME product, yet send the unweary victim to a different domain. One spammer has thousands of domains... but wait -- they change about every five days! Organized crime on the web is getting a free ride from ICANN by "Domain Tasting" ... here's how it works April 19, 2008

What if Star Wars?

this morning's news brief footnote recognizing the twenty-fifth anniversary of President Reagan's "Star Wars" speech grabbed my attention. I was reminded of all the controversy stirred by that speech back in March of 1983. So I decided to dig it up and imagine where we would be today... March 23, 2008