Former Doctor Who actor Tom Baker is to be the voice of a talking text message service for three months.
Archive: January, 2006
Tuesday, January 31st, 2006
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Monday, January 30th, 2006
Anina, the blogging model, is told by her agency to stop blogging because "fashion and technology do not go together". Asshats.
This airtoons like animation demonstrates the correct usage of the magic cone.
Sunday, January 29th, 2006
Fairly amusing and strangely unbanworthy.
Saturday, January 28th, 2006
A transcript of the Q&A session with Dave.
Friday, January 27th, 2006
Vote on your favourite Britsh design. It's a tough call but I might plump for the Penguin paperback.
Going to South by Southwest? Add your name to the WiKi.
Thursday, January 26th, 2006
Behold! The Marvelous Crooning Child.
Wednesday, January 25th, 2006
Useful markup statistics from Google, complete with snotty commentary.
There is no theory of evolution, just a list of creatures Chuck Norris allows to live.
Tuesday, January 24th, 2006
The blog of a New York cab driver.
A really nicely laid-out introductory article on typography from the folks at Red Labor.
Friday, January 20th, 2006
Strange days indeed.
This seems wrong... but so, so right.
Hilarious account of a cross-cultural mix-up in a Brighton supermarket.
Tuesday, January 17th, 2006
As a follow-up to my post about Yahoo's term extractor, I should point out that Tagyu also has an API. It's RESTful and simple.
"wankr will be a place for web 2.0 people to gather together in one humongous circlejerk so they can masturbate each other into a sticky frenzy over useless, meaningless bullshit."
"Not only did the head of Waterstone's underestimate the internet. Even Rupert Murdoch was caught out"
Garret Dimon runs through some of the options available when using CSS to improve readability.
Happy Trogday! All your burnination are belong to us.
Sunday, January 15th, 2006
With a name like Dave Seah, misunderstandings are bound to occur.
Saturday, January 14th, 2006
news @ nature.com - Web users judge sites in the blink of an eye - Potential readers can make snap decisions in just 50 milliseconds.
People enjoy being right, so continuing to use a website that gave a good first impression helps to 'prove' to themselves that they made a good initial decision.
Thursday, January 12th, 2006
Geeky but good.
Wednesday, January 11th, 2006
Aaron uses image replacement on an image to provide one image for screen and another print. Very clever.
Unbelievable. Annoying someone via the Internet is now a federal crime in the USA. Bye, bye, whistle blowers.
Tuesday, January 10th, 2006
This is fascinating in a voyeuristic way - photographs found on peer to peer networks from people who are (perhaps accidentally) sharing their entire home folder.
Am I buzzword or not?
Friday, January 6th, 2006
An article delving into the crazy, crazy world of the US Patent Office.
The Mystery of Dinner for One - How an obscure British skit has become Germany's most popular New Year's tradition. By Jude Stewart
This is all true. When I lived in Germany, nobody there believed me when I told them that this skit wasn't shown on television... on New Year's Eve... Every. Single. Year!
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006
Nominations for the 2006 bloggies are open.
Monday, January 2nd, 2006
Sir Tim Berners-Lee has a blog.
Sunday, January 1st, 2006
"...it must degrade well. It must still be accessible. It must be usable. If not, it is a cool useless piece of rubbish for some or many people."
Jonathan Ive is getting a CBE.
The verb form of “leverage,” like all forms of Cheetos®, is composed mainly of hot air surrounded by a shell of creepily artificial substance.