Useful links: Captioning, Knowbility gets grant, fair use, responsive design

Thanks to this post at, I found these two excellent captioning resources from Bill Creswell: Caption Resources and How to Start Adding Captions/Subtitles to Online Videos.

Congratulations to Knowbility for being on the receiving end of a big grant from And congratulations to Readability for recognizing the importance of Knowbility to web accessibility.

How do you know when something counts as fair use? Should be of interest to educators.

Notes to Agencies Starting Their First Responsive Site is a good checklist to discuss with students learning responsive design.

Useful Links: Handy, Google+, Captioning, usability tests, CSS3 Please

One Page Apps I Actually Use from CSS Tricks has several very helpful links for designers. You may want to keep them handy.

I haven’t received an invite to Google+ yet, but I’m looking at other people’s reports on it. It’s so similar to Facebook, even though people are comparing it with Google WAVE. If you move your life to Google+, are you quitting Facebook? More importantly, are people like me – who’s job partly entails promoting stuff by social media – now going to have to add Google+ to the mix? Like Facebook, is Google+ going to be one of those things you can’t avoid just because everyone else is using it?

How to Start Adding Captions/Subtitles to Online Video. Just one article from a captioning site by Bill Creswell that is full of captioning help.

Very interesting run through some usability tests on by IntuitionHQ. makes a pretty decent score at the end of it all.

CSS3 Please is a really nice tool to generate cross-browser CSS3 rules to copy into your own stylesheets.

Useful links: captioning YouTube, HTML5, or not, Final Cut Pro X

YouTube’s instructions on how to add captions to your video.

How is HTML5 changing web development? An interview with Remy Sharp.

Stop Obsessing over HTML5 and CSS3. Paul Boag has some ideas about what we should be thinking about instead of merely worrying about learning HTML5 and CSS3. What I want to know is does Paul – or any web educator – think topics like those he suggests need to be part of a comprehensive web education curriculum?

Microformats 2 and RFDa Collaboration references where these two are heading and includes a mention of [See also: Modifying an hReview to include HTML from]

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