Link archive: December 4th, 2008

jCquard: The Do Less, Punch More JavaScript Library

This is certainly the most backwards-compatible JavaScript library out there.

IESB Sues Over Unauthorized Use of Spy Photo in Iron Man - Film Junk

Here's a depressing counterpoint to my feel-good story about Iron Man: someone else who's picture was used in the film (in good faith) decided to sic the lawyers on Jon Favreau.

Platitude of the Day

A satirical parody of the BBC's "Thought for the Day". Slightly cruel, mostly funny and entirely brilliant.

Welcome | Sifter

Garrett has launched his bug-tracking web app. Looks lovely.

PHP Advent Calendar 2008

Like 24 Ways, this is an advent calendar for geeks. But this one is focused on PHP.

Ficlets Est Mort :: UltraNormal

Ficlets is a labour of love. AOL would rather see Ficlets dead than allow it to live on elsewhere. AOL is being a dick.

The Whale Hunt / A storytelling experiment / by Jonathan Harris

An experiment in human storytelling, using a photographic heartbeat of 3,214 images to document an Eskimo whale hunt in Barrow, Alaska.