Archive: September, 2009

HTML5 Elements and Attributes

A very handy interface for browsing the contents of the HTML5 spec.

The National Archives | Research and learning | Exhibitions | The Art of War | Propaganda

A wonderful collection of World War II propaganda artwork.

WWIII Propaganda Posters

I can't wait till those posters are available to buy.

A Cohesive & Unified Identity for British Government — Paul Robert Lloyd

In search of typographical consistency in government departments.

Social Networks Aren't Good Businesses - washingtonpost.com

An interesting take on the business models of social networking sites.

Avalanche Skier POV Helmet Cam Burial & Rescue in Haines, Alaska on Vimeo

One of the more frightening things I've ever seen on the internet.

Apple - Environment - Life Cycle Impact

A detailed document from Apple on their products' total carbon footprint.

Venn Diagrams as UI Tools « optional.is/required

A very in-depth article on visually representing Boolean logic in an interface. Stick with it; it's worth it.

Rise of the Tablog → Put Things Off

I think that reports of the death of the blog have been greatly exaggerated but I agree with just about everything written here.

The Paciello Group Blog » Google Chrome frame - accessibility black hole

Using Google Chrome Frame in IE will give users of assistive technology the same shitty to non-existent experience they would get in the actual Google Chrome browser.

We are Colorblind » Patterns for the Color Blind

A pattern library that considers colour blindness.

Flickr: The stormtroopers, their secret lives and adventures Pool

My new favourite Flickr pool.

Bookkake — Dirty Books

Best. Appropriate domain name. Ever.

CSS3 And Me « Trent Walton

It's not very often, I must confess, that I see a poem about CSS. You know a technology is in its prime when people start talking about it in rhyme.

London Reconnections: A Typeface for the Underground

A wonderfully engaging history of Johnston Underground.

ThinkGeek :: Stuff for Smart Masses

Scroll to the bottom to see a nice robots-into-zomies effect.

Six Degrees of Wikipedia

Six degrees of separation as applied to Wikipedia articles. Read on to find the Kevin Bacon of Wikipedia pages.

In praise of the sci-fi corridor - Den of Geek

This is wonderful, just wonderful; an in-depth piece on corridors in science fiction movies. Swoon!

A Brief History of HTML | Aten Design Group

An entertaining and accurate history of markup up to and including HTML5.

Is Happiness Catching? - NYTimes.com

An examination of behavioural contagion in social networks.

My first experience using an accessible touch screen device « Marco’s accessibility blog

A hands-on account of the new accessibility features in the iPhone. Sounds like a great experience.

Bulletproof @font-face syntax « Paul Irish

Getting font-linking to work in all browsers.

The WHATWG Blog » Blog Archive » Spelling HTML5

The official word on that darned space.

jQuery Enlightenment | by Cody Lindley | 1st Edition | based on jQuery 1.3.2

A $15 PDF book on jQuery from Cody Lindley.

HTML5: normativity & authoring guides — Edward O’Connor

Ted explains what all those HTML5 documents for authors are about.

CSSquirrel : Comic: Kyle Weems

I've been comicified (again), this time with my HTML5 Super Friends.

An Event Apart News Archive

If you live in the US, there's a good chance that I'll be speaking at a city near you in 2010. Here are five dates and places for An Event Apart; I'll speaking at all of them.