Archive: November, 2010

Romance has lived too long upon this river

A glanceable indication of the current Thames tide, from James Bridle.

Hack me with science: a look back at Science Hack Day SF · YDN Blog

An absolutely fantastic write-up of Science Hack Day San Francisco ...as seen through the lens of Stephen Johnson's Where Good Ideas Come From.

The Personal Disquiet of Mark Boulton

A beautiful new responsive design from Mark.

4thamendmentwear

Metallic ink-printed undershirts and underwear. For Americans who wish to assert their rights without saying a word.

iOS Fonts

A handy list of installed fonts on the iPhone and iPad.

Google Prediction API - Google Code

An interesting, if necessarily somewhat complicated-looking, API from Google: analyse your user's past behaviour to predict future outcomes.

Microformat Shiv

Handy! A JavaScript API for accessing microformats in a document, based on Mozilla's implementation for extensions.

Adfont Calendar 2010 | A free font every day from Fontdeck

It's a type drawer that's also an advent calendar. Responsive too. Check it every day between December 1st and 24th.

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

A delightful online book that makes excellent use of HTML5's history API.

Mashup Breakdown - Girl Talk

A visual representation of each track on the new Girl Talk album.

eVOLVINGoCTOPUS.com » Science Hack Day

A write-up of the "Wearable DNA" hack from Science Hack Day SF.

Long Live the Web: Scientific American

An inspiring State Of The Web address by Tim Berners-Lee. He can't resist pitching linked data at the end, but it's mostly a stirring call to arms.

Mayo Nissen » City Tickets

I really like this idea for connecting cities to the papernet.

in Bb 2.0 - a collaborative music/spoken word project

Generative music with YouTube.

Addressing accessibility | Fix the Web

It'll be interesting to see how this service works out: people can report accessibility problems with any website, and other people can volunteer to help fix the issues.

Experimenting with responsive design in Iterations - (37signals)

37 Signals document their experiments with responsive web design. Looking good.

Draggables

Watch this space. Glenn has a really interesting idea (and implementation) for exchanging structured data between browser windows using drag'n'drop.

All Programs Considered by Bill McKibben | The New York Review of Books

A great piece on the golden age of radio ...which is right now.

HTML5 Forms Validation in Firefox 4 - Mounir Lamouri's Blog

A quick run-through of some of the new HTML5 form features coming in Firefox 4.

The 1140px CSS Grid System/Framework · Fluid down to mobile

A fluid grid that linearises at smaller viewport widths.

Damn You Auto Correct! - Funny iPhone Fails and Autocorrect Horror Stories

What a difference an autocorrect makes.

HTML5 Conformance Test Results

All the tests and all the results, all in one place.

Yet Another Placeholder Generator

Look what Norm! built: it's another placeholder image service, but this is one that you can install and run on your own machine.

Once Upon a Title

Pervy little stories made entirely from children's book titles.

Split Postage

A nifty idea to help you people save on postage by clubbing together to make a single Amazon purchase.