Full Text URIs: Technical Details

Providing Full Text links to text and data mining tools The CrossRef Metadata API makes use of CrossRef DOI content negotiation to provide a common mechanism for text and data mining users to locate the full text of articles on the publisher’s site. The publisher is still responsible for delivering the content to the user, and as such, any existing access control (if applicable) and usage statistics data can be applied to content accessed… Read Article →

Alt-texts: The Ultimate Guide

This post contains everything you need to know about alt-texts! When to use them and how to perfectly craft them. By me, Daniel, a web developer with vision impairment who use a screen reader in my day-to-day life. My experience of images on the web I use a combination of magnification and screen reader when surfing the web. As a rule of thumb, I use magnification on larger screens and a screen reader on… Read Article →

Why the Financial Times is converting text articles to audio

FT Labs — the publisher’s four-person experimental unit — has been converting its text articles into audio to figure out its readers’ appetite for listening to articles. The publisher has been using Amazon Polly to convert the text articles into audio, read by artificial voice named Amy. Written articles take between one and three seconds to convert into audio. Both short news items and long-form, evergreen pieces are converted, like a… Read Article →

Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation? Here you go: “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” Henry David Thoreau “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” Jim Rohn “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life-think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let… Read Article →

Quotes to Help You Live Like You Were Dying

We so often fill our days with unnecessary stress and strife by focusing on the negative instead of the positive, taking part in mean-spirited and hurtful gossip, making mountains out of mole hills, or bickering over issues that in the larger scheme of things are inconsequential. Here are a few quotes to help you bring things into better perspective because truly … the time that we spend on such pettiness is too precious to waste. ♦ Don’t be fooled by… Read Article →

MOTIVATIONAL JAY-Z QUOTES ON BUSINESS, SUCCESS & LIFE

If you take a look at the article I mentioned above, it goes into more detail about how Jay-Z is not only a successful hip hop artist, but also an accomplished entrepreneur and investor. Below is a collection of the best motivational Jay-Z quotes on business, success and life: 33 Motivational Jay-Z Quotes “People respect success. They respect big. They don’t even have to like your music. If you’re big enough,… Read Article →

Love Quotes and Messages

Use the following love messages to communicate special feelings to a special person. Sometimes it is difficult to think of the words to describe the romantic passion that love brings. This list of messages can help get ideas together to  come up with your own perfect personal love message. Romantic Love Messages I like that our love is maturing like an old forest. It’s cool, shady, relaxing, and it feels… Read Article →

Best Birthday wish Messages

Browse our wonderful collection of more than one thousand unique birthday wishes with images! Each birthday is a milestone so unique that it deserves a big celebration. No matter how many they come around, it should always be faced cheerfully and fearlessly. Yet, coming up with the right words can sometimes be hard. The content, emotion, structure, and words of your message are the most crucial element in a birthday wish. When… Read Article →

Relationship Messages That Perfectly Capture Your Love Life

Relationships are our biggest muse and inspiration. Whether funny or serious, painful or uplifting, we love to wax poetic about the relationships that shape our lives. From great novels to catchy songs, here are the 101 best relationship quotes of all time. “You have to have fun together. We’ve got three beautiful children together which our whole time is making them happy and making sure they’re healthy and good so most of… Read Article →