Archive: August, 2006sparkline

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

creative bastard

This is a great way to deal with telemarketers.

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

Food - VideoJug

Short, instructive videos of food preparation. The recipes look good and the presentation is strangely hypnotic.

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Daniel Mall: Typobituaries

Fonts that deserve to do.

Sunday, August 27th, 2006

dog or higher: phone sex with mars - or why latency matters as well as bandwidth

Brian Suda has a theoretical solution to real-time interplanetary communication: "I get on my tachyon voip phone and make a call from mars to earth at 9:00am it takes 10 minutes to travel there, but the tachyons travel backwards (so i think) that would be

Saturday, August 26th, 2006

Skeptic: The Magazine: Featured Article

A good, if somewhat dispiriting, overview of Artificial Intelligence. (There's some nice typesetting on this page)

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

An Interesting Way of Showing Battery Status

The screen of this mobile phone looks like a glass of water. The amount of water shows the battery life. The phone has a built in motion sensor to keep the water level.

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

Noel Barnhurst

The portfolio of a food photographer.

Jason Santa Maria | European Adventure

Happy Cog Philadelphia goes to Ireland.

Toon Crisis

Run around Soho shooting cartoons.

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

L o v i s a R i n g b o r g

A strange and beautiful portfolio of photographs.

gastronaut

A food blog based in Brighton. This is a woman after my own heart.

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

MacNN | Dublin man plans Apple "walk of shame"

He has decided to prove that he can walk to Cork -- the location of the nearest Apple repair center -- faster than Apple can arrange for the pickup of his broken Mac.

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

CNET TV at the movies

Ryan and Andy are now officially Internet Famous.

Friday, August 18th, 2006

BBC NEWS | UK | Ryanair issues security ultimatum

"Restore airport security measures to normal or risk being sued for compensation." Ryanair are such a bunch of assholes. I refuse to fly with them.

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

The Fox Tales » Blog Archive » All “signs” point to Firefox

This is just about one of the geekiest things I've ever seen. A crop circle of the Firefox logo. This is not Photoshopped.

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

jonsonblog » Blog Archive » Male workplace restroom etiquette leads to scientific breakthrough

Me? I'm just pee-shy. From The Meaning of Liff: KETTLENESS (adj.) The quality of not being able to pee while being watched.

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Screen Resolution and Page Layout (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

The devil can cite scripture for his own purpose... and now I can cite Nielsen: "...use a liquid layout that stretches well for any resolution, from 800x600 to 1280x1024."

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

vanillart » A List Apart » Séparation Comportementale

A French translation of my most recent article for A List Apart.

Monday, August 7th, 2006

mezzoblue § ClearerType

Good news everyone! ClearType is turned on by default in IE7.

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

brix mail... 1984 Playset Goes on Sale in Two Days

Ridley Scott's seminal superbowl ad for Apple... in Lego.