The all-new redesigned, AJAXified, Web 3.0 gregkaufman.com is in development and testing right now. Expected launch date: by the end of April 2007. Keep a close eye, it is sure to be a significant site overhaul — as this temporary layout and design was never intended to last very long. It just doesn’t have a high degree of usability, doesn’t have elegant information architecture, and lacks some of the most fundamental functionality I expect out of the Web sites I frequent. The personal site tends to get the least amount of focus and attention, considering most free time and resources go towards site development for others and professional endeavors (not to mention life itself).
Brian Pianko’s portfolio site is officially live. BrianPianko.com is the online presence for the Los Angeles based editor.
Precise Landscape dot com has officially gone live, as of Monday November 21st, 2005.
I have finally built a site for my musical endeavors. Mixdown Shack will contain information, streaming audio, and a variety of mixed media elements.
Microsoft has released Virtual Earth. Virtual Earth is Microsoft’s version of Google Maps. How do the two compare? Google Maps does seem to have a more usuable interface, slightly better loading time, and a handful of neat API modifications and hacks. But, Microsoft Virtual Earth clearly has higher resolution satellite imagery for certain areas and makes far more use of browser space visually.