Archive: August, 2006

Ricky Gervais - Microsoft 1 - Google Video

David Brent at Microsoft.

creative bastard

This is a great way to deal with telemarketers.

Food - VideoJug

Short, instructive videos of food preparation. The recipes look good and the presentation is strangely hypnotic.

Daniel Mall: Typobituaries

Fonts that deserve to do.

dog or higher: phone sex with mars - or why latency matters as well as bandwidth

Brian Suda has a theoretical solution to real-time interplanetary communication: "I get on my tachyon voip phone and make a call from mars to earth at 9:00am it takes 10 minutes to travel there, but the tachyons travel backwards (so i think) that would be

Skeptic: The Magazine: Featured Article

A good, if somewhat dispiriting, overview of Artificial Intelligence. (There's some nice typesetting on this page)

An Interesting Way of Showing Battery Status

The screen of this mobile phone looks like a glass of water. The amount of water shows the battery life. The phone has a built in motion sensor to keep the water level.

Noel Barnhurst

The portfolio of a food photographer.

Food Photography and creating edible Food Photos with food styling | Benjamin Christie Australian Celebrity Chef from TV Cooking Show Dining Downunder Blog

Some insights into taking pictures of food.

Jason Santa Maria | European Adventure

Happy Cog Philadelphia goes to Ireland.

Toon Crisis

Run around Soho shooting cartoons.

L o v i s a R i n g b o r g

A strange and beautiful portfolio of photographs.

gastronaut

A food blog based in Brighton. This is a woman after my own heart.

MacNN | Dublin man plans Apple "walk of shame"

He has decided to prove that he can walk to Cork -- the location of the nearest Apple repair center -- faster than Apple can arrange for the pickup of his broken Mac.

CNET TV at the movies

Ryan and Andy are now officially Internet Famous.

BBC NEWS | UK | Ryanair issues security ultimatum

"Restore airport security measures to normal or risk being sued for compensation." Ryanair are such a bunch of assholes. I refuse to fly with them.

The Fox Tales » Blog Archive » All “signs” point to Firefox

This is just about one of the geekiest things I've ever seen. A crop circle of the Firefox logo. This is not Photoshopped.

YouTube - Darth Vader Being a Jackass

The power of editing.

jonsonblog » Blog Archive » Male workplace restroom etiquette leads to scientific breakthrough

Me? I'm just pee-shy. From The Meaning of Liff: KETTLENESS (adj.) The quality of not being able to pee while being watched.

Screen Resolution and Page Layout (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

The devil can cite scripture for his own purpose... and now I can cite Nielsen: "...use a liquid layout that stretches well for any resolution, from 800x600 to 1280x1024."

vanillart » A List Apart » Séparation Comportementale

A French translation of my most recent article for A List Apart.

mezzoblue § ClearerType

Good news everyone! ClearType is turned on by default in IE7.

brix mail... 1984 Playset Goes on Sale in Two Days

Ridley Scott's seminal superbowl ad for Apple... in Lego.