How to get a backup of all your data on Google.

“Google Takeout allows you to download a copy of your data stored within Google products.”

Lovely!

http://google.com/takeout/

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Why we cloud…

As always great thoughts and clear language.

SEO tips voor kunstenaars (en alle andere creatievelingen)

 Onze vierde COSA nieuwsbrief is de deur uit. Deze keer hebben we een artikel geschreven met tips die de zoekresultaten op je website verbeteren. En dan niet van die geef-me-1000-euro-tips, maar aanpassingen die je grotendeels zelf kan doen.
Het artikel “SEO tips voor kunstenaars”

Inschrijven op de nieuwbrief doe je via COSA?

Kerning “game”

Great website that make you test your kerning ability. Good fun. http://type.method.ac/#

CODEX magazine

Looks like life just got better for typography lovers. Just ordered Codex magazine nr.1. Get yours! http://codexmag.com/

Google has designers!

Jon Wiley explains some of the design thought behind the recent visual update of the main Google products.

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/29965463%5D
  • red buttons signify “make something”
  • blue buttons signify “do something”
  • green buttons signify “create something that has an audience”

Playtype

The Danish type foundry Playtype has a new website. Good use of jQuery if you ask us.

Cinemagraphs

Over the last months we have seen more animated gifs. Not the tiny ones from the 90s, but larger still images with a small animation in them. Looks like they might be given the name Cinemagraphs. The author of the image below is unknown to us.

Brandversations. We all have something in common.

Stefan Asafti has been working on a project where he mashes up brands. Nicely done and good design. Details are here.

What is the difference between the Google Chrome and Chromium browsers

There are a bunch of technical differences between the two which can be found here. The bottom line remains: use Chrome for a tested browser with PDF capabilities, use Chromium for the latest code. We use both.