Catching The Surfer in a Blink

Interesting news for web site designers, bloggers and PR types: Web users judge sites in the blink of an eye.  An article in Nature (thanks, BBC) quotes a study by Gitte Lindgaard of Carleton University in Ottawa in the journal Behaviour and Information Technology, that “the brain can make flash judgements almost as fast as …

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Being A Journalist On The Internet

(an update on this episode: the bank in question has now compounded its faux pas by sending me press releases I didn’t sign up for. After the first one I sent a polite request for them to stop, but another one arrived half an hour later. My second request was slightly less polite. More on …

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