Link archive: February 28th, 2012

Minimal Mac | TV Is Broken

A fascinating insight into the reaction of an internet-savvy child upon being exposed to “regular” television.

Wilson Miner

Wilson has turned his site into a single-serving page that’s doing some interesting things with media queries (using height as well as width).

Time to Kill Off Captchas: Scientific American

Yes, yes, yes! This article does an excellent job of explaining what Captchas are attempting to do and why, therefore, they are so utterly shit.

Responsive Summit » Blog » Elliot Jay Stocks

Elliot jots down some of the issues discussed at the responsive summit.

The world’s undersea internet cables - interactive | Technology | guardian.co.uk

Explore the shape of the underwater world of internet backbones.

CSS3 Pseudo-Classes and HTML5 Forms | HTML5 Doctor

A look at the new pseudo-classes in CSS3 that go hand-in-hand with the form enhancements introduced in HTML5.

Progress Bar

A nice little bit of CSS for a page-loading animation. View source.

The Star Wars Saga: Suggested Viewing Order » Absolutely No Machete Juggling

This is an intriguing suggestion: watch the Star Wars saga in the order IV, V, II, III, VI (notice that Episode I is missing entirely). The reasoning is very sound and well worth a read.

Frank Chimero — Blog

Frank has redesigned his site and it’s quite wonderful: a real reflection of his personality and outlook.

Oh, and it is, of course, responsive.

A List Apart: Articles: Future-Ready Content

A great article from Sara Wachter-Boettcher on crafting future-friendly content. The content prioritisation described here mirrors what I’ve been doing in workshops.

Prometheus Fusion Perfection

Now this is what I call science hacking: building an open source fusion reactor.

Science!

CERN | booktwo.org

James geeks out about visiting CERN. His enthusiasm is infectious.

Science!

The Lively Morgue

Photographs from the archive of the New York Times.

Thoughts on Responsive Navigation

Prompted by Brad’s recent post, here are some musings on three methods of handling navigation in responsive sites.