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Archive: June, 2009
A nice rundown of media queries and multiple columns in CSS3.
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).
A good description of how font linking works.
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.
Matt's opening keynote from Reboot 11 in Copenhagen.
A collection of directional signage & wayfinding artifacts, well-executed or otherwise.
Beyond the personal annual report; it's the personal brand identity guidelines.
Andy's excellent presentation from An Event Apart in Boston and @media in London. Required reading/viewing.
Answering your questions about HTML5.
Ben calls bullshit on Microsoft's defence of Outlook's rendering. Ben, as usual, is correct.
Yet another journalist writing about Twitter. But Bobbie knows whereof he speaks. This is a good one.
The importance of storytelling in games.
Shaun's new RSS reader looks sweet (and smart).
Miso is rather nice; compact but legible.
A fascinating account of the origins of a musical cliché.
I need to get some RSS pillows.
Humanist text replacement.
Kevin Kelly on mankind's love/hate relationship with technology.
A nice fixed-width font from Mark Simonson. I'm giving it a whirl in Textmate.
The ugliest logos in history.
A cute little game all about robots.
A Quicksilver rival from Google.
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.
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.
Black ink meets water.
The game is simple, the physics are fun, the result is utterly addictive. Don't say I didn't warn you.
An example of just how messed up libel law in the UK is.
For those about to spacehack, we salute you. 2009-07-14, the Mojave desert.
A python script from Dan Benjamin to help you do your bit in battling the datapocalypse.
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.
And the award for Best Euphemism In An Online Column goes to...
Steven Johnson waxes lyrical on Twitter.
A handy page for looking up HTML entities.
Drew and Rachel's little CMS looks very nice indeed.