Link archive: April 27th, 2011

Google can’t be trusted with our books | Simon Barron | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

The threat to Google Videos shows businesses are not suitable cultural custodians — they can’t be held accountable to the public.

danah boyd | apophenia » Tumblr disappeared me…

Yet another reason to host your own content instead of sharecropping; danah boyd wakes up one morning to find her Tumblr account has been moved to a different URL.

Content Only | tomphippen.com

Tom Phippen points to an excellent real-world example of a print layout that’s superior to the desktop version.

United Pixelworkers — Ethan Marcotte

I am very fond of this T-shirt that Ethan designed.

It’s the Little Things - “Mobile” versus “Small Screen”

  1. A “small screen” user is not necessarily a mobile user.
  2. A “small screen” device is not necessarily a mobile one.

See also: bandwidth.

the html5 switch | the 200ok weblog

Ben Buchanan has a nice round-up of some of the options available when you’re switching over to HTML5.