links for 2008-07-22

Too Weird for The Wire (Washingtonian Monthly) How “flesh and blood,” a Posse Comitatus legal theory, mutated from white supremacists through other conspiracy theorists and ended up being used by inner city gang members in Baltimore. (tags: legal politics race) My Son, the Blogger – An M.D. Trades Medicine for Apple Rumors (NYTimes.com) Another Mac […]

Why some website redesigns work

Generally, it’s because they aren’t just slapping a new coat of paint (er, HTML+CSS) on the same pig. In the most successful cases, they’re a complete rethink of what the site is trying to communicate and a complete new set of ways to make that happen. That appears to be the case with the redesign […]