Tags: connection

Type Connection

A cute approach to pairing typefaces: treat it like a dating game.

Loon for All – Project Loon – Google

Google’s plan to bring internet connectivity to remote areas by using balloons wafting in the stratosphere.

Considering that Google seems to put as much time and effort into its April Fool’s jokes as it does into its real projects, you’d be forgiven for assuming this was a spoof.

Test your app under slow network speeds

Some handy tips for simulating slow network speeds on your machine.

Connections

This is quite an astounding piece of writing. Robert Lucky imagines the internet of things mashed up with online social networking …but this was published in 1999!

nathanford/pngy - GitHub

A script that attempts to detect connection speed (by requesting a test file three times in a row) in order to determine whether hi-res images should be requested or not.

James Burke Classic : The Famous Rocket Takeoff Scene - YouTube

This remains one of the greatest pieces of documentary footage ever filmed.

mezzoblue § Serendipity

The web demonstrates its loosely-joined nature yet again; a photo of mine from a science hack/design fiction exhibit results in Dave discovering his family crest.

Six Degrees of Black Sabbath #6dobs

An extremely addictive bit of fun with small world network theory as applied to music.

floor [Dirk]

Dirk is back. The interconnectedness of all things returns as in App Engine form.

Twitter Friends Network Browser

Browse trough your twitter friends, and your friends' friends, and your friends' friends' friends...

Flickr: Photos from I Saw You: Missed Connection Comics

An ongoing comic on Flickr where the subject matter comes from the "missed connections" posts on Craigslist.