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How to Buy Your Personal Domain Name Before Some Dumb Troll Does

It’s come to our attention that Martin Shkreli, the dagger-faced pharma bro who won’t leave the world alone, is buying up domains for the names of journalists who have written about him. He even targeted Gizmodo writers. Let’s make sure this doesn’t happen to you. Read More >>

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A Rant Against Ello’s “Simple” Design

Have you heard of Ello? It's a new social network site which is getting loads of buzz for its anti-Facebook Inc. stance. It promises a "Simple, beautiful & ad-free" experience. While it remains ad-free for now, whether it's simple or beautiful is highly debatable. After all, when it comes to user experience and interface design, is there something that's unanimously beautiful? Read More >>

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Seven Tech Stories From the New Yorker That You Can Now Read for Free

The New Yorker debuted a breezy redesign of its website today, part of a larger overhaul of print and digital offerings that the publication has been rolling out over the last six months. But perhaps even more exciting is the fact that the magazine's archives dating back to 2007 will be free for the rest of the summer. Read More >>

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This Beautiful IMDb Redesign Concept is Long Overdue

IMDb is one of the most useful sites on the web. But it's also one of the most outmoded. Now, two web designers have taken it upon themselves what an IMDb for 2014 would look like—and the results are pretty great. Here's how they explain their design. Read More >>

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Can You Guess the Internet’s Most Popular Sites by Their Wireframes?

Would you know Reddit or Twitter if you saw it without pictures or text? You might not think so—but you'd be surprised how well you know the structure of your most-used sites. Now, you can take a test to find out. Read More >>

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What Hoefler & Frere-Jones’ Breakup Means for the Future of Type Design

Chances are you've probably looked at the work of Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones at least one time today. The type designers are behind many of the world's most-loved fonts, like Gotham, made famous by Obama's 2008 campaign. But according to a nasty legal document making the rounds today, the duo has parted ways. Read More >>

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Why Our Simple Gov.UK Website Was Named the Best Design of the Year

When was the last time you tried to find a government form on the Internet? For me, it was a few months back, trying to track down an absentee ballot. I was amazed at the labyrinth of independent sites I had to visit before I found what I was looking for. Bringing the web presence of an entire government under one roof is a Sisyphean task, and the UK is one of the only countries that's managed to do it, with Gov.uk, a one-stop-web-shop that launched earlier this year. Read More >>

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This Clever CV That Looks Like an Amazon Page Is So Good I Would Buy It

Making your CV stand out from a pile of papers or a bunch of pixels on a screen is hard as hell. How can people who went to similar schools and worked similar jobs and have similar skills differentiate themselves? By being clever. Like Philippe Dubost. He turned his CV into an Amazon product page. It's brilliant! Read More >>

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Meet the American Who Designed North Korea’s Atrocious Website

Just yesterday we learned that North Korea paid only ten quid for its website. Now we get the reaction of Robert Westmore, the unwitting man behind the design. Read More >>