A lovely idea, nicely implemented: time-conditional CSS.
Archive: September, 2010
Thursday, September 30th, 2010
This might just be the best bookmarklet ever created. Use it to turn any page into an asteroid-like game of destruction.
Edit this page. Then view source.
Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
A versatile material to help you fix things.
A fantastic talk by Craig Mod on publishing, from this year's Do Lectures. I wish that the audio was available for huffduffing.
Monday, September 27th, 2010
A well-argued piece by Malcolm Gladwell on the relative pros and cons of weak-tie networks and strong-tie hierarchies ...although, as always, Gladwell relies on anecdotes more than data to make his point.
This is a news website article about a scientific finding | Martin Robbins | Science | guardian.co.uk
A perfect parody lampooning the shallow and cowardly reporting of most so-called science stories by the press (I'm looking at you, BBC).
This is a brilliant idea: a History Hackday in London. Get in touch with Matt if you can help out.
Sunday, September 26th, 2010
Publishing photos from lost cameras.
An Event Apart, The Musical!
It's well worth paying attention to this site, the accompaniment to the four-part series of videos entitled "Everything is a Remix."
A personal ode to cyberpunk.
Friday, September 24th, 2010
This is far too realistic for comfort.
If you aren't already marking up addresses in hCard, you really, really, really should start.
Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
People of San Francisco: start your science engines. You're getting your own Science Hack Day!
Oh, what a lovely metaphor! What's your online home?
Sunday, September 19th, 2010
An emotionally affecting endorsement of the accessibility features on the iPhone.
Saturday, September 18th, 2010
A fantastically detailed look by Michael at the evolution of the design of Chewbacca.
Friday, September 17th, 2010
This app might be just be so cool that it's worth getting an iPhone just to use it. "When you press the camera button, Buttons records the current time or location, then searches the net for other photos that have been taken in the very same moment or place."
James Bridle's dConstruct artefact is in the New York Times.
Monstrously beautiful images, accompanied by an eye-witness audio account.
Thursday, September 16th, 2010
This will be a useful resource to peruse after you've figured out what to have for fucking dinner.
Lovely typographic showcases from Stan and friends.
Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
An entire platform game in 1024 bytes. Impressive. Most impressive.
A great little platform game that is entirely Flash-free. Canvas all the way.
Oh yeah; hipster puppies: I remember seeing them before they sold out.
Giving nostalgia a good slap-down with a big ol' bucket of kitsch.
Monday, September 13th, 2010
An Empire Strikes Back chess set made of Lego. I love it!
Sunday, September 12th, 2010
Beautiful instrumental music: four tracks for a minimum donation of four dollars. Recommended.
YouTube Time Machine: this is beautiful and fascinating. Set phasers to WWILF.
Saturday, September 11th, 2010
This description of a tour of the Museum of Soviet Arcade Games is like a travelogue from an alternative dimension.
A great sci-fi short story—yours to watch online.
I was invited along to the 2010 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards ceremony in Greenwich but alas, I wasn't able to make it. Looks like it was fantastic.
My favourite page on Lanyrd.
Friday, September 10th, 2010
I'm very touched by this description of dConstruct from Merlin. We were incredibly lucky to have him come and speak. He the man.
A really, really, REALLY good round-up of this year's dConstruct. No doubt about it: it was the best yet.
If you're a long-time listener to Radiolab, this T-shirt will make sense to you. I want it.
A nice description of how to use Huffduffer to manage newly found music.
Thursday, September 9th, 2010
Now this is how to do a location-based app: overlays of London through time ...in the palm of your hand.
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
Douglas Trumbull reveals the secrets of the opening scene of Blade Runner.
They're going to get into so much trouble for this, but this data analysis is pretty great.
Colly shows the results of his dConstruct workshop: great stuff!
Liza and co. did a fantastic job converting my book. I doff my cap.
Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
A great example of responsive web design. I like the idea of upping the font size for really large viewports. I may do that on Huffduffer.
A very handy page for showing HTML5 form element support in your browser.
A New Theory of Awesomeness and Miracles, by James Bridle, concerning Charles Babbage, Heath Robinson, MENACE and MAGE
This is how I knew James Bridle would be amazing at dConstruct. His talk from Playful '09 is, well... aweome!
A beautiful SVG visualisation (with source code) of the Rattle team's experience of dConstruct 2010.
Monday, September 6th, 2010
An oldie but goldie: time travel in the age of the internet.