Lionel Barber, the editor of The Financial Times, has unveiled the paper's digital first strategy, which will cut 35 jobs and relegate newspapers to second place, as speculation about a sale of the Financial Times continues to circulate. Barber said the changes were needed to secure the paper’s future as “old titles” like the FT were being “routinely disrupted by new entrants such as Google, LinkedIn and Twitter”.
New research examining auditory mechanisms of language learning in babies has revealed that infants as young as three months of age are able to automatically detect and learn complex dependencies between syllables in spoken language.
For over a decade the Semantic Web has been maligned, misconstrued and misunderstood. It’s been overhyped by its supporters while its critics have hung the albatross of artificial intelligence around its neck.
Here we are again! Smashing Magazine’s Q&A. This is how it's done: you send in questions you have about CSS, and at least once a month we’ll pick out the best questions and answer them so that everyone can benefit from the exchange.
When a new medium emerges, eventually services change. TV initially aped radio before it found its own format and distinctive voice. The effect of the tablet on service delivery is only now becoming clearer.
This is part of a series of guest posts on web typography. Today’s post was written by Frank Chimero. Workers of the web are familiar with establishing a hierarchy through markup by using tags like <h1> and <em>, but what of the aesthetics of it? On the web, a large chunk of our content is text. This means it’s important to understand how to reinforce this hierarchy typographically. A clear understanding of hierarchy results in more beautiful, meaningful, and communicative designs that better serve their audience.
The Associated Press (AP) has announced that its 24/7 live video news service has launched on AP Video Hub, its video news platform for digital publishers.
The AP launched AP Video Hub in beta back in April, offering global news, entertainment, SNTV (sports) and lifestyle video, with curators selecting and promoting breaking news content alongside key footage from AP’s archives. And now it also includes its live news service, the agency is looking to tempt more media companies on board.
Aimee Morrison has been congratulated and gained professional credit for ‘publishing’ her article in a high profile journal. Except, her work will not be printed for another two years. She writes that commercial publishers are exploiting academics’ desire for reputation against a true public good.
Though Flash is far from dead, HTML5 has hit its stride with marketers looking to push content on multiple platforms at lower costs, and looking to a browser-based technology with app-like interactivity.