Archive: January, 2007sparkline

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

nasty nets » 2001 2006

Here's some clever CSS: one YouTube video inside another YouTube video. Press play on both.

MINUSCULE site officiel, official website

A very cute short film that mixes computer animation with live action.

Editors' top noise cancellation headphones - CNET Reviews

I need to get some noise-cancelling headphones for the flight to Vancouver. Those Sennheisers are looking good for the price.

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Urban Dirty: Free texture stock photography for your artwork, desktop and design

A nice collection of royalty free texture photos using the Flickr API.

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

steve.ganz.blog » LinkedIn Launches hResume

LinkedIn is now implementing the hResume microformat. That's a lot of hResumes.

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Flickr: Flickr API

Machine tags will now be available through the Flickr API (that's triple tags to you and me).

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

The B-List: A chronicle of the Ages of the Web

Supremely geeky but funny look at the history of the Web via Tolkien.

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

A List Apart: Articles: Paper Prototyping

A great hands-on article on the benefits of playing with paper.

indexed

A cute blog that uses ingenious diagrams to "make fun of some things and sense of others."

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

Where I Had My First Kiss . com - where was your first kiss?

Here's a mashup for ya: Google Maps meets young love.

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

In Saturn’s Shadow

This picture of Saturn, taken from the Cassini probe, is literally incredible: it doesn't look real.

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

Twitter / darthvader

Darth Vader signs up to Twitter. Hilarity ensues.

Monday, January 15th, 2007

Flash Element TD | Novel Concepts

This Warcraft/Starcraft-style Flash game is really addictive. You have been warned.

Friday, January 12th, 2007

A New Sith, or Revenge of the Hope

An interesting re-evaluation of Star Wars: Episode IV in light of information from episodes I-III. Could R2D2 and Chewbacca, as secret agents of the fledging rebellion, be the most important characters?

Nick Dunn's stream

A very nice life stream implementation that uses APIs to pull in images (though the underlying markup is a bit weird).

Fundamentos Web 2006 Podcast

The website for the Fundamentos Web conference provided audio and video files but no RSS feed to enclose them so Nick Dunn has created one for us.

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

Semantics in HTML - 1.”traditional semantic HTML” at microformatique - a blog about microformats and “data at the edges”

A superb article by John Allsopp on semantics in the broad sense, from philosophy and linguistics right through to markup. And this is just part one! Read, enjoy, and prepare for part two.

Stopdesign | Swing low

Douglas is blogging again. "To chronicle the bits and information around me. Short posts or long ones; on-topic or not; doesn’t matter. Just write."

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

Some Hands-On Time With the iPhone - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

David Pogue gets down and dirty with the iPhone. The good: "It feels amazing in your hand." The bad: "Typing is difficult."

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

A List Apart: Articles: Whitespace

Mark has written a great article for ALA, focusing on one aspect of good typography: whitespace.

Friday, January 5th, 2007

Web 2.0 how-to design style guide

This is cargo cultism in action. Reductionism at its worst.

Monkey Bites

A brilliant list of New Year's Resolutions for Coders.

Cá Bhfuil Na Gaeilgeoirí? | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited

Can you really get by in Ireland by just speaking Irish? Not in Dublin, it seems. I'd love to see the TV show that this article is based on.

The New Yorker: Game Master

A profile of Will Wright. I'm really looking forward to hearing him speak at SXSW this year.

YouTube - Star Wars

Star Wars and Lego: two great tastes that taste great together.