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defunkt/jquery-pjax - GitHub
"pjax loads HTML from your server into the current page without a full reload. It's ajax with real permalinks, page titles, and a working back button that fully degrades." ooh, interesting.
ajax  jquery  navigation  javascript 
april 2011 by infovore
scraplab — Admiralty Chart Correction Tracings
"Ships will subscribe to the service through a third party, and receive the latest copy of the book when they dock at port. They tear out each page, and apply the relevant changes to their paper maps with a pencil and transfer paper. They’re paper map diffs, if you like." Awesome. And, as Tom said, it's a beautiful book.
maps  charts  navigation  diffs  paper 
january 2011 by infovore
URL Design — Warpspire
This is a really good checklist for what modern URL design looks like.
web  design  navigation  url  uri  usability  addressing 
december 2010 by infovore
BLDGBLOG: Nakatomi Space
"Die Hard asks naive but powerful questions: If you have to get from A to B—that is, from the 31st floor to the lobby, or from the 26th floor to the roof—why not blast, carve, shoot, lockpick, and climb your way there, hitchhiking rides atop elevator cars and meandering through the labyrinthine, previously unexposed back-corridors of the built environment?" Marvellous, marvellous article, citing that Weizman piece I always end up citing, and looking how John McClane traverses the Nakatomi Plaza tower not through its corridors and elevators, but by literally infesting it.
architecture  film  buildings  movement  bldgblog  diehard  cities  navigation  disruptive 
january 2010 by infovore
Lee Maguire – Destruction by Advancement of Technology
"Strange that, in order the simulate the experience of moving without the guidance of a machine, we are granted the perspective of a god." Lee on games and perspective and HUDs and comics and maps and navigation and more. Ding.
leemaguire  maps  navigation  games  graphics  hud  comics  ironman 
may 2009 by infovore
WikipathS: The Great Web Race | Play This Thing!
"...you go to any page on Wikipedia; a "start" button appears on the page. You click it, and it sends you to a random Wikipedia page, and then displays your "target" page in a box at the bottom of the browser window (as shown in the illo above). Your goal is to navigate from the start page to the target page, using only links in the main body of each article; the game is timed, so presumably you're attempting to do it in the minimum amount of time." A Greasemonkey/js entrant to the Global Game Jam - unusual, to say the least, and an interesting move.
games  web  javascript  greasemonkey  wikipedia  navigation 
february 2009 by infovore
check out the size of this compass rose | deputydog
"...the compass... measures a whopping 1.21km in diameter. according to wikipedia, ‘it is inclined to magnetic north (around 13 degrees east of true north) and is used by pilots for calibrating heading indicators’." Blimey. That's big.
navigation  flight  photography  geography  marking  illustration  terrain  huge  massive  enormous 
july 2008 by infovore
Refining Data Tables :: UXmatters
Luke Wroblewski examines and illustrates ways to architect tabular display of data. Some clear thinking, and good illustration.
data  tables  design  usability  navigation  web  development  interaction 
april 2007 by infovore
A List Apart: Articles: Where Am I?
Good navigation tells a story, and good stories have a beginning, middle, and end.
navigation  design  ia  informationarchitecture  stories 
august 2006 by infovore
GUUUI - Navigation blindness
Users' blindness to peripheral navigation elements
IA  information  arcihtecture  navigation  webdesign 
january 2005 by infovore
Thinking Differently About Site Mapping and Navigation
On circular rather than hierarchy metaphors, and the relative unimportance of navigation
webdesign  navigation  informationarchitecture  IA 
january 2005 by infovore

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