Welcome to ARTS & FARCES internet
Hasten down the wire: Unique perspectives on the politics of information is updated regularly and includes our earliest web writings — electronic updates to the Internet Tour Guide series (1993-94), Cyberspace Settlers’ Guide (1995-96), and articles from our static websites (1993-99). The name is a play on Warren Zevon’s “Hasten Down the Wind.” ISSN: 1535-8119
Hasten down the wiki is updated frequently and includes our longer, book-length, web writings. Like its older sibling, Hasten down the wire, the name is a play on Warren Zevon’s “Hasten Down the Wind.” Important note: You’ll need to be a member with editing privileges to edit the wiki. ISSN: 1535-8119
Adventures with the naked Mac Mini Server is a frequently updated wiki outlining ARTS & FARCES’ attempt to keep a production headless, keyboardless, and mouseless Apple Macintosh Mini Server running smoothly. The initial wiki pages were published on 18 September 2011. Important note: You’ll need to be a member with editing privileges to edit the wiki.
Toward a user experience strategy is a frequently updated wiki outlining the ARTS & FARCES methodology for user experience design with a focus on the content strategy, information architecture, editorial, and usability phases. The initial wiki pages were published on 24 January 2010. Important note: You’ll need to be a member with editing privileges to edit the wiki.
After publishing more than 20 books with traditional publishers, Information Eclipse: Privacy and Access in America was published by ARTS & FARCES on 3 September 1999. It’s the first title for the ARTS & FARCES imprint; there will be more. The online edition of the book was published simultaneously with the print edition. ISBN: 1-892659-00-X
Benefits of working with us
- In continuous operation since 1979 (save for an eight month hiatus in 2002-03)
- Experience working with organizations from one-person businesses and successful startups to major design firms and Fortune 100 companies
- More than 30 years of content strategy experience
- More than 20 years of information architecture experience
- More than 20 years of usability experience
- Published more than 25 books
- Published user experience process methodology
- Published guidelines for running headless Mac Mini server
Why should I register?
ARTS & FARCES internet requires membership registration for use of some services. Most notably, editing the wiki requires registration and edit privileges. In the future, some publications and sections will be available only to registered users.
In the future, registered users will receive discounts on some services, publications, and website sections.
Important note: ARTS & FARCES internet membership registration is currently closed. If you have need for access to certain parts of the website (e.g., editing the wiki) and are not currently an active ARTS & FARCES client, email a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.