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October 19, 2005

Fix it

Many Web sites are still annoying a lot of people. If you're using tiny fonts, not differentiating between links and non-links, using pointless Flash animations, opening endless new windows, forcing people to fill in too-long forms, users will desert your site in droves. Web usability expert Jakob Nielsen polled users on the most annoying features of sites and came up with the Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2005 at We've heard these before, but some Web designers still don't get it!
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October 14, 2005

Country data

The OECD ( provides a number of links to country information not generated from its own sources. The page, called External links to macroeconomic reports and data, provides a number of different reports for 30 countries including Australia. You can also get links to data on the world economy or on the European Union. The Australian information includes macroeconomic data, projections, speeches and financial market data so it's a useful one-stop shop. Find it at The OECD site also has vast resources of information about Australia.
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