The audio is now up from all the talks at this year’s excellent Ampersand conference.
It looks like this year’s Science Hack Day in San Francisco was particularly excellent.
Tantek told me about building a portable home planetarium—sounded like a blast.
What a fantastic collection of creators!
A new essay from Maciej on Idle Words is always a treat, and this latest dispatch from Yemen is as brilliantly-written as you’d expect.
Wonderful photos from Science Hack Day San Francisco, courtesy of Matt B.
This history of hacking.
Information doth wish to be free.
Registration is now open for Science Hack Day San Francisco at the end of September. Hope to see you there.
A good ol’ fashioned rant.
A nice round-up of the most recent Science Hack Day in San Francisco.
Oh My Science! It looks like the most recent Science Hack Day in San Francisco was great.
Live in or near San Francisco? Interested in preserving computer history? Then you should meet up with Jason this Friday:
This Friday, October 5th, the Internet Archive has an open lunch where there’s tours of the place, including the scanning room, and people get up and talk about what they’re up to. The Internet Archive is at 300 Funston Street. I’m here all week and into next.
The next Science Hack Day in San Francisco will be at the start of November. It would undoubtedly be a great event …but it needs sponsorship.
Do you know anyone who could help out?
Tantek’s adventure in participatory civic governance.
An incredibly detailed write-up of Ampersand.
Jon’s glowing write-up of Ampersand. Feel the love!
Excellent notes from Ampersand by Laura. Rather than describing each talk individually, she has documented the emergent themes.
A nice write-up of the Ampersand conference. Such a great day.
Getting the background on Ampersand from Richard is getting me very excited for the conference.
A photograph so beautiful, it doesn’t look real.
A somewhat condescending piece of work about Comic Sans …from a designer who uses the oh-so-passé Museo on his personal site.
Live by the judgemental sword, die by the judgemental sword.
If you're at all interested in web typography, be in Brighton on June 17th, 2011.
People of San Francisco: start your science engines. You're getting your own Science Hack Day!
Erin is writing about content strategy for A Book Apart. This is good news for everyone.
This looks like an excellent event: learn about programming without being a programmer.
Beautiful mapping visualisations of crime data.
He sees you when you are sleeping. He knows when you are awake. Be afraid. Be very afraid. And be good ...for goodness sake.
A beautifully designed location-based web magazine.
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.
A nice concise look at the ampersand.
Ampersands. Lovely, lovely ampersands.
A nice way to play around with Google's APIs. Example code is provided which you can edit and immediately see the results.
The circlemakers work with vegetation. Andy Goldsworthy works with the landscape. Jim Denevan works with sand.
Follow the fun at An Event Apart San Francisco thanks to the diligent liveblogging of Andrew Mager. The man's a machine!
Handheld footage from Imperial Fleet Week in San Francisco.
Watch the best car chase of all time mashed up with a map of San Francisco to create geo-broadcasting. The added context gives an already perfect sequence added zing.
A blog devoted entirely to the ampersand.
Live in San Diego? Interested in web standards? Come along tomorrow to the inaugural San Diego Web Standards Group meetup. You won't regret it.
I must remember to allow plenty of time at the airport when I'm leaving San Francisco.
It's back... the conference spanning conference from HTML Dog will be returning in Summer 2008.
There was a quake in San Francisco last night. The correct response to this situation is to Twitter it.
Best. Dialogue box. Ever.
This is the poem read by Bruce Sterling during his closing remarks at South by Southwest 2006. "This old anvil laughs at many broken hammers."
This airtoons like animation demonstrates the correct usage of the magic cone.
Stan talks about the upcoming Event Apart in Philadelphia.
If you live in San Francisco, now's your chance to snap up a great roommate: Sergio's coming to town.
This, my friends, is the number of the beast.
You'd think someone in the architect's office would have spotted this.