Tom
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How to make font that clearly distinct "b" and "d" without sacrificing legibility
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I think you've asked a leading question and are therefore getting answers that match your initial guess at the solution. The font variation answers are interesting for solving the general problem of ...

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For a web-app, how to differentiate "cluster" marker icons from normal icons on a map?
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In a similar situation I chose the following solution: It still needs some visual tweaks, but the gist of it is to use a numbered marker scaled according to the number of points in the cluster. This ...

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Should I disable google maps scroll wheel zoom?
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I think it depends on the purpose of the map on your page: If the map is the primary content (e.g. search results, directions) then the user is likely to want to see details in the map and allowing ...

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Whats the best default for search result sorting?
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As mentioned in other answers, there's not going to be a single factor you can sort by to ensure the relevant results are at the top. You'll need to combine multiple factors, this article on the ...

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Best way to present time durations in a list?
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I would use a simple hh:mm:ss format (appropriately localized), omitting most-significant components when they are zero. 0:SS MM:SS HH:MM:SS Dd HH:MM:SS The resulting variation in ...

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How to gently lock a form when user is still typing (after finished countdown)?
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I wonder if you could slow down their typing after the time limit has elapsed - they can keep going but there is a progressively longer delay between each key-press appearing on screen. If they really ...

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What would be a good way to thumbnail audio?
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Along the lines of @Forthright's answer, I think mapping the volume intensity to a gradient (colour/grayscale) and plotting along a Hilbert curve could be interesting. This would be similar to http://...

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