Archive: June, 2009

PHP: goto - Manual

Wait... I thought this was considered harmful?

CSS3 – a big storm is coming | Reinhold Weber

A nice rundown of media queries and multiple columns in CSS3.

Shownar

An experimental prototype that tracks the online buzz around BBC programmes (before they disappear down the memory hole of the iPlayer's time-restricted playback).

beautiful fonts with @font-face at hacks.mozilla.org

A good description of how font linking works.

droidMAKER: DROIDMAKER book now downloadable, FREE!

A free PDF of the inside story of George Lucas, his intensely private company, and their work to revolutionize filmmaking. Discover the birth of Pixar, digital video editing, videogame avatars, THX sound, and a host of other icons of the media age.

Slide 1 of 44 (Scope at reboot11, Matt Webb, S&W)

Matt's opening keynote from Reboot 11 in Copenhagen.

which way?

A collection of directional signage & wayfinding artifacts, well-executed or otherwise.

FormFiftyFive - Design inspiration from around the world

Beyond the personal annual report; it's the personal brand identity guidelines.

Walls Come Tumbling Down presentation slides and transcript | For A Beautiful Web

Andy's excellent presentation from An Event Apart in Boston and @media in London. Required reading/viewing.

html5doctor, helping you implement html5 today

Answering your questions about HTML5.

Word has always done a great job of displaying the... · Ben Ward's Scattered Mind

Ben calls bullshit on Microsoft's defence of Outlook's rendering. Ben, as usual, is correct.

The Observer profile: Twitter - The tweet that shook the world | Technology | The Observer

Yet another journalist writing about Twitter. But Bobbie knows whereof he speaks. This is a good one.

Ga-Fi at Binary Bonsai

The importance of storytelling in games.

Fever° Red hot. Well read.

Shaun's new RSS reader looks sweet (and smart).

Omkrets arkitektur: Typografi

Miso is rather nice; compact but legible.

The Musical Cliché Figure Signifying The Far East: Whence, Wherefore, Whither?

A fascinating account of the origins of a musical cliché.

Throwboy

I need to get some RSS pillows.

Oh My Science — replacing god with reason... one tweet at a time

Humanist text replacement.

The Technium: Technophilia

Kevin Kelly on mankind's love/hate relationship with technology.

Anonymous Pro

A nice fixed-width font from Mark Simonson. I'm giving it a whirl in Textmate.

YourLogoMakesMeBarf.com

The ugliest logos in history.

FAST GAMES - Little Wheel

A cute little game all about robots.

Google Quick Search Box

A Quicksilver rival from Google.

Styling buttons to look like links | Natalie Downe

An excellent tutorial from Nat explaining how to deal with those situations where you should be using a button but the design calls for it to look like a link.

bab-instr

Instruction manual to operate and maintain Charles Babbage's 2nd Difference Engine built by Barrie Holloway and Reg Crick, June 1991 for the Science Museum, London SW7 2DD.

Shinichi Maruyama

Black ink meets water.

Nick Cobbing Photography / +44 (0) 79 7364 2103

Beautiful photography.

Crush the Castle | Armor Games

The game is simple, the physics are fun, the result is utterly addictive. Don't say I didn't warn you.

Sense About Science | The law has no place in scientific disputes

An example of just how messed up libel law in the UK is.

The Space Elevator Games

For those about to spacehack, we salute you. 2009-07-14, the Mojave desert.

Hivelogic - Backing Up Flickr

A python script from Dan Benjamin to help you do your bit in battling the datapocalypse.

Walking Papers

This is wonderful: maps that travel from the internet to the papernet and back to the internet again. Print out from OpenStreetMap, annotate in the real world, and scan the annotated map.

Google Code Blog: Introducing Page Speed

GSlow.

Allergic to "grilled cheese" - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more

And the award for Best Euphemism In An Online Column goes to...

How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live -- Printout -- TIME

Steven Johnson waxes lyrical on Twitter.

Entity Code - A Clear and Quick Reference to HTML Entities Codes

A handy page for looking up HTML entities.

Welcome - Perch - A Really Little Content Management System (CMS)

Drew and Rachel's little CMS looks very nice indeed.