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Study Finds Webpages are Read By People in an F-Shaped Pattern
A new study by usability expert Jakob Nielsen reveals that when webpages are read, we read and scan the text in an F-shape.
Using eyetracking software, he found the first paragraph gets the most attention, making the top horizontal line of the F. The next paragraph only gets half the attention of the…
This Day in History for July 8
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1776 – The first public reading of the Declaration of Independence happens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which the Liberty Bell is rung (More info)
1777 – Vermont becomes the first colon…
Paypal’s President Predicts the Demise of the Wallet
Now that Paypal has reached 100 million active accounts, a company executive predicts physical wallets will soon be mothballed.
“We believe that by 2015 digital currency will be accepted everywhere in the US -– from your local corner store to Walmart. We will no longer need to carry a wal…

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