Was there a leader in your group? Who was it and who decided who the leader would be? We didn’t exactly have a leader. In the beginning, everyone threw out some ideas, we combined pieces of each and began work on the structure. Audrey was a sort of morale leader in keeping everyone encouraged and maintaining verbal communication within the group. If you had no leader, do you think having designated someone a leader would have helped? I believe, based on the time we were given, the most naturally occurring way was the best. If a leader revealed themselves early … Continue reading Mallows

Segway: The First Ad(venture)

Segway I was partnered with both Vicky and Jacob. Some of the immediate suggestions for my site were poor readability of my text because of lack of contrast and that my images weren’t positioned very well. The text was easily fixed by switching to a blue that I mined from the logo. The images were not so easily fixed but eventually I was happy with the ones I had. I need to include more I believe. Upon more inspection, Vicky informed me I had crowded a lot of stuff. The logo was an image so I added a border to … Continue reading Segway: The First Ad(venture)

Image Optimization

Delta Encoding – The compressor stores the difference in neighboring pixels, especially useful for large areas that are similar like a picture of the sky or water. Can be extended to group blocks of nearby pixels. 2. Images often have metadata attached like geolocation and as a display resource that is a waste of space and slows load times. 3.  CSS pixels can contain 1 to many physical pixels. They are not the same but the more physical pixels the better it looks.   Continue reading Image Optimization