Something is coming...something wonderful!
May 16, 2001 12:10 PM   Subscribe

Something is coming...something wonderful! It's not a monolith but it is black and full of stars. It's iaslash, a new and remarkable slash-site that focuses on information architecture and all the sub-categories that fall nicely underneath. This comes as close to a one-stop-shop for IAs as any other resource available. Visit often and make your comments heard.
posted by Brilliantcrank (14 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
hey! this is a neet site.

is this self-promotion?!?
posted by jcterminal at 12:16 PM on May 16, 2001

yeah MeFi is getting spamed lately.. it would be one thing if gsxl told us why this site is cool and why we should visit it.. convince us that IA is somthing we would like to know more about.. but it reads like an advertisement. "new and remarkable" .. "somthing wonderful" .. "visit often" .. *yawn*
posted by stbalbach at 12:32 PM on May 16, 2001

It's looks like it's pro-Jacob Neilson too. Certainly cites him enough times
posted by john at 12:34 PM on May 16, 2001

It's easily the nicest looking slash site out there, but I wish they did a usability overhaul on the code. Clean up the comment pages somewhat, figure out a better way to offer advanced sorting options without choking visitors with "form junk"

I don't think Greg's connected with the site, it's just an arguably (over-) enthusiastic recommendation.
posted by mathowie at 12:49 PM on May 16, 2001

Yeh I checked Gregs prior links.. a bit geeky on the design stuff... your cool Greg no harm meant.
posted by stbalbach at 12:54 PM on May 16, 2001

This looks to be a good resource to add to Xblog and others. The resource page will hopefully improve. It does capture jjg and eleganthack which have great resource pages.
posted by vanderwal at 1:28 PM on May 16, 2001

So do we now have to be careful not to word our posts too much like a press release lest we be tarred with the brush of evil? Sheesh.
posted by briank at 1:30 PM on May 16, 2001

How do you know my cool Greg meant no harm? Perhaps it was some sort of evil plot to spame metafilter with evil pro-Neilson marketing copy!

I do wish he had posted more information in his link, from the "something is coming" lead and the "iaslash" url, I was expecting gay Nielson fanfic.
posted by CrazyUncleJoe at 1:34 PM on May 16, 2001

briank: not to mention being covered in the feathers of inappropriateness...
posted by CrazyUncleJoe at 1:35 PM on May 16, 2001

Ooh, feathers.
posted by briank at 1:49 PM on May 16, 2001

CUJoe: I did not need that imagery.
posted by harmful at 1:51 PM on May 16, 2001

This is a cool site and I am excited to have it on the Internet. I wish that I could lay claim as a creator but alas, I am not. My title may have been misleading but I have to find a way to rise above the mass of other posts on MeFi these days.
posted by Brilliantcrank at 2:20 PM on May 16, 2001

hey it's all good!

except for the neilson junk. can we moderate that down here?

posted by jcterminal at 2:45 PM on May 16, 2001

Yes, Joe, spame on you.
posted by rodii at 4:24 PM on May 16, 2001

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