A lovely way of demonstrating the differences between map projections. Drag for extra fun.
This is fun. Drag the red country outlines around and slot them into place on the map. Sounds easy, right? But the distorting effect of the Mercator projection makes it a lot tougher than it looks.
We got a sneak peak of this lovely little Instagram-powered projector from the guys at Mint Digital at last week’s Skillswap. “It’s not a wheel. It’s a carousel.”
Now you can back it on Kickstarter.
The Mirror Project is back! The Mirror Project is back!
This warms the cockles of my nostalgic little heart.
A call-to-arms for web developers combined with a handy list of projects you can get involved in.
In which I answer some questions about the making of Huffduffer.
This looks like an excellent project for Brighton:
We would like to create a community cooking space in the heart of the city, for people with a passion for food. This will give people access to a commercial kitchen space from which they can learn, share and improve skills while potentially starting food-related ventures.
The companion website to Kevin Hoffman's IA Summit talk, this is a hugely valuable resource for an often-overlooked part of the design process: the kick-off meeting.
This is just wonderful. "Please design a logo for me. With pie charts. For free."
Help keep your culture error-free by proof-reading small pieces of literature from Project Gutenberg.
Ariel talks about labours of love; pico projects; £5 apps; call them what you will.
This looks wonderful: "a directory of ways to participate in space exploration." I'll be keeping my eye on the Elevator:2010 project.
I'm not entirely clear what this is all about but I don't care. There's some imaginative stuff in here.
To counter the creationists' lists of "scientists who doubt evolution" here's a list of scientists named Steve who support Darwin's theory. (via Steven Pinker's Q&A after a lecture last week)
This is the ultimate geek gadget: a projector in the shape of R2D2. I want one!
This series of cartoon panels is funny because it's true.