206. The future of web standards

This week on Boagworld: We interview Jeffrey Zeldman and Ethan Marcotte, ask should you care about people ripping off your work and look again at the subject of the fold.

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Because of the Easter weekend, my birthday (presents still welcome) and the fact that Headscape is actually making me work for a living, there will be no show next week. The next show will be on Friday 16th.

Web Design News

This week: Does the fold matter after all, 5 quick ways to improve your sites usability, how to blog when you’re not a writer and ensure your projects run smoothly.

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Jeffrey Zeldman and Ethan Marcotte talk about the future of the web

Jeffrey Zeldman and Ethan Marcotte talk about the third edition of Designing with Web Standards as well as discuss the future of the web.

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Design and copy pirates: Should you care?

Websites like Copyscape make it easier than ever to find other sites who have stolen your copy. However, should you care and how can you stop thieves.

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  • Jannik

    Sorry Guys, but sth. is fucked up with your podcast system.
    I can’t get a single podcast anymore. Whether its directly out of browser or from itunes. It doesnt work at all.

  • Troy Peterson

    Jacob Neilson had a post related to “the fold” which related nicely to your discussion about how important on-the-page placement is.


  • Zac

    As a webucator, it was really exciting to hear Zeldman talk about the importance of good education. Thanks for the great topic!

    I also thought you all might enjoy learning about the Student Web Conference my high school students put on a week ago: