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Flickr’s new (May 2013) user interface: “tight ass”?

Did ya see Flickr’s new UI? Some users rejoice, some blogs tout its updated design merits, and designer/developers like me run to see what they’ve done to bring it up to date. At first glance… It’s pretty. It’s full-screen, image-centric, responsive, and their catchy homepage incorporates some nice parallax movement (since I can never remember…

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is Dead

Ok, SEO is not completely dead. But it’s growing old, and it’s increasingly covered in cobwebs. Troves of snake-oil salesmen vying to sell you an SEO package would like you to believe otherwise. Here’s my take: I have sat in countless meetings with clients – prospective and current, large and small – to discuss Search…