Former Doctor Who actor Tom Baker is to be the voice of a talking text message service for three months.
Archive: January, 2006
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Anina, the blogging model, is told by her agency to stop blogging because "fashion and technology do not go together". Asshats.
This airtoons like animation demonstrates the correct usage of the magic cone.
Fairly amusing and strangely unbanworthy.
A transcript of the Q&A session with Dave.
Vote on your favourite Britsh design. It's a tough call but I might plump for the Penguin paperback.
Going to South by Southwest? Add your name to the WiKi.
Behold! The Marvelous Crooning Child.
Useful markup statistics from Google, complete with snotty commentary.
There is no theory of evolution, just a list of creatures Chuck Norris allows to live.
The blog of a New York cab driver.
A really nicely laid-out introductory article on typography from the folks at Red Labor.
Strange days indeed.
This seems wrong... but so, so right.
Hilarious account of a cross-cultural mix-up in a Brighton supermarket.
As a follow-up to my post about Yahoo's term extractor, I should point out that Tagyu also has an API. It's RESTful and simple.
"wankr will be a place for web 2.0 people to gather together in one humongous circlejerk so they can masturbate each other into a sticky frenzy over useless, meaningless bullshit."
"Not only did the head of Waterstone's underestimate the internet. Even Rupert Murdoch was caught out"
Garret Dimon runs through some of the options available when using CSS to improve readability.
Happy Trogday! All your burnination are belong to us.
With a name like Dave Seah, misunderstandings are bound to occur.
news @ nature.com - Web users judge sites in the blink of an eye - Potential readers can make snap decisions in just 50 milliseconds.
People enjoy being right, so continuing to use a website that gave a good first impression helps to 'prove' to themselves that they made a good initial decision.
Geeky but good.
Aaron uses image replacement on an image to provide one image for screen and another print. Very clever.
Unbelievable. Annoying someone via the Internet is now a federal crime in the USA. Bye, bye, whistle blowers.
This is fascinating in a voyeuristic way - photographs found on peer to peer networks from people who are (perhaps accidentally) sharing their entire home folder.
Am I buzzword or not?
An article delving into the crazy, crazy world of the US Patent Office.
The Mystery of Dinner for One - How an obscure British skit has become Germany's most popular New Year's tradition. By Jude Stewart
This is all true. When I lived in Germany, nobody there believed me when I told them that this skit wasn't shown on television... on New Year's Eve... Every. Single. Year!
Nominations for the 2006 bloggies are open.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee has a blog.
"...it must degrade well. It must still be accessible. It must be usable. If not, it is a cool useless piece of rubbish for some or many people."
Jonathan Ive is getting a CBE.
The verb form of “leverage,” like all forms of Cheetos®, is composed mainly of hot air surrounded by a shell of creepily artificial substance.