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Updating the handicapped symbol?

Fred Showker shares this story about a young graphic designer who thinks the handicapped symbol of the international signing symbol system needs a redesign. Does it? This is 60-Second Windows, an editorial column continuously published online by Fred Showker since 1988. February 25, 2011

Future of Social Media whitepapers

IDG Connect with e-Editor Kasey Cassells sent in these three white papers to fill you in on upcoming issues that will effect Social Media on the web. Download to read, but registration is required. February 25, 2011

The New Cool

What do a revolutionary inventor, a MacArthur "Genius" award winner, and a best-selling author have in common? . . . The answer is The New Cool: A Visionary Teacher, his FIRST Robotics Team, and the ultimate battle of smarts February 24, 2011

Photoshop filters plugins from Harry

Harry has been at it again, and has updated his "Harrys Filters for Windows" to version 4.0. We've talked about these filters before -- it's a free Photoshop-compatible plugin offering 69 image effects. February 23, 2011

Pump-n-Dump is BACK

If you've been with me and 60-seconds since January of 2006, you'll remember my series of articles both here and at the UGNN.com site regarding "pump and dump" stock market scams. Well, the pump-n-dumpers are BACK! February 23, 2011

Photoshop: Morning Glow photo effect

As most of you know by now, lighting can have a dramatic effect on a photograph. For naturally lighted scenes, the look and feel of the photo can change and transform as the hours pass throughout the day. February 23, 2011

Google slams duplicate content

Just last month, leading search marketing specialist and technology firm, Greenlight, pointed out in its 2011 top 10 predictions for natural and paid search, that among other things, search engines would take an even more aggressive stance towards duplicate and low value content this year. February 22, 2011

End crooked photos

We really have to ask ourselves if this is really necessary -- but the idea is so novel, I had to include it here. Hunter Research has come up with a concept called gyroCam. February 18, 2011

8 articles for web publishers

Those web publishers sure like their numbers, don't they? So here's 8 articles web publishers should get their heads around * 5 Resolutions To Grow And Maintain Email Lists * 5 Tips for Optimizing Your Social Media Content * 5 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Online Reputation * 6 skills of a great Web analyst * 8 ways to get more people to read your content * Facebook Apps' Access to Contact InfoConcerns Security Experts * Creating Online Video Content that is Worth Watching * Why you should run your website like a magazine... and more February 18, 2011

3D Photo gallery without Flash?

If you're looking for more robust photo galleries for the web, maybe you need a 3D photo gallery. But maybe you just haven't had the time to learn Flash well enough to take the plunge. While we don't like, nor recommend Flash photo galleries, if you insist, this will make your life easier. February 17, 2011