Everything you know about online news design is wrong?

Over at Signal vs. Noise, Jason Fried explains “why the Drudge Report is one of the best designed sites on the Web.” “The Drudge Report usually leads with a “font size=+7” ALL CAPS headline in Arial. Sometimes it’s italicized. Sometimes, for something big big, he’ll cap it off with the infamous siren. [snip] Stories aren’t […]

Muxtape as a model for an anti-recommendation engine

Muxtape has my attention. It’s not terribly social. It’s not much of a network. In fact, it’s so devoid of features, there’s little to distract you from listening to music, which is what you showed up to do. The front page of the site is dead simple: A colorful list of mixtapes to listen to, […]