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New blog look

posted at 11:55 pm
on Jun. 20, 2005

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I’m going to redesign my blog—I’d like you to take a glance at these two alternatives, and tell me which one you prefer.

Version 1:
View image called proto2
* Yes, let’s not ask about proto1, OK?

Let me know what you think…

Update 6/22: Thanks for the feedback, everyone. Looks like the votes, including email and IM (Hi K.T.) are 12 to 5 for the first version.  Which means most of you are going to be somewhat disappointed soon.  Sorry!  I think the new design going to be EXTREMELY difficult for me to code, too, but I have a few neat little tricks that are going to make it super spiffy—and readable, I promise.

p.s. Ianiv—hold down the Shift key as you use your scroll wheel—it does horizontal scrolling, too.



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“Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

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