Archive: June, 2006

overplot

This is an astoundingly brilliant mashup: Overheard in New York meets Google Maps. It's fan-bloody-tastic and remarkably fast for all the data it contains.

Max Kiesler - How to Make Your AJAX Applications Accessible - 40 Tutorials and Articles

A lot of these articles are more about JavaScript in general than Ajax per se, but it's good to have all these resources gathered together in one place.

This is Availabot (Schulze & Webb)

I think we should get Availabots for Clearleft. I want little toys of Richard and Andy connected to my home machine. Dance, Andy! Dance, Richard!

YouTube - Sam Jackson Vs. Yoda

More Sam Jackson goodness.

YouTube - Someone tell Sam Jackson he's my bro

The best U2 parody you will ever see.

callto: tel @ Make Data Make Sense

A greasemonkey script that allows you to call telephone numbers in web pages (marked up with hcard) using Skype.

Redshirt Knitting - Erika’s Knitting Blog » Tree Sweater

The incredible story of the tree sweater in Seattle.

Cute Overload: Stop the insanity

A picture of a squirrel looking very pleased with its apparel.

A Proposal for a Safari Microformats plugin : journal : hicksdesign Ο°

Jon's mock-ups of how microformat detection and display might work in Safari are spot on. It would be so cool if this idea was picked up by browser developers.

The JavaScript Library World Cup [JavaScript & DHTML Tutorials]

Dan Webb does an excellent job of comparing the big four JavaScript libraries that were discussed at @media.

Hitler cats!

You can't invoke Godwin's Law on this one: cats that look like Hitler.

iPop My Baby

Elsa's OddzBallz are now available on baby t-shirts. Cute!

suda.co.uk/projects/microformats [Planet]

Planet Microformats: Brian aggregates blog posts, upcoming events, del.icio.us links and Flickr pics tagged with 'microformats' (which means this link will also appear there... I mean here).

Card sorting pix

Flickr photo set, AIGA card sorting exercise.

From the Other Side of the Microscope

Participating in a card-sorting exercise for the AIGA redesign.

Textblog: German Lessons for World Cup Visitors

This brings back memories: the German equivalents of "it's a game of two halves" and "they think it's all over; it is now."

The Adventures of Cindy Li

Cindy redesigns... with standards. Gorgeous!

YouTube - Lord of the Rings - Voiceover

This isn't new but it really is laugh out loud funny.

SimpleBits | Pairing Wine and Microformats

Dan documents the process of adding microformats to Cork'd.

Grease Monkey Graphic Novel

Read the first two chapters of Tim Eldred's graphic novel online.

EepyBird.com - Extreme Diet Coke and Mentos Experiment

A recreation of the Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas using nothing but diet coke and mentos. Mesmerising.

Pogue’s Posts - Technology - New York Times Blog - Picture This: Common Sense

This is ridiculous. Target refuses to print a customer's pictures because they look "too professional."

Devlounge | Cameron Adams aka The Man In Blue

Cameron shares his thoughts on Ajax, Hijax, libraries and having fun.

ToothlessTiger » Blog Archive » Show us your bedroll!

Looks like I've started a meme.

Cheat Sheets for the YUI Utilities » Yahoo! User Interface Blog

If you use the Yahoo JavaScript libraries a lot, these cheat sheets (inspired by those of fellow Brightonian, Dave Childs) should come in very handy.

CcPublisher 2 - CcWiki

This is a tool for embedding licensing information in files (like MP3s). I'm going to try this out and see how it goes.

Twenty Major - still smoking in Dublin bars.

The best response yet to the O'Reilly Web 2.0 cease and desist debacle.

Technorati Kitchen: Microformats Search

This is still experimental, but Technorati now allow you to search for snippets of content that has been marked up with microformats. My egosearching returns suitably satisfying results.

imity

This is really cool: a real-time map of bluetooth devices currently at the Reboot conference.