It’s all fun and games until you realise that everything in here was inspired by actual interfaces out there on the web.
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Every one of these is chef’s kiss.
A bold proposal by Heydon to make the process of styling on the web less painful and more scalable. I think it’s got legs, but do we really need another three-letter initialism?
I’m a Google Manufacturing Robot and I Believe Humans Are Biologically Unfit to Have Jobs in Tech - McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
Normally a McSweeney’s piece elicits a wry chuckle, but this one had me in stitches.
Humans are also far more likely to “literally cannot right now.” I have never met an automaton that literally could not, though I have met some that theoretically would not and hypothetically might want to stop.
Absolute genius! I’ll never hear Sgt. Pepper’s quite the same way again.
My new favourite Twitter account.
I giggled at quite of few of these mashups.
Ensure that your class names never go out of sync with your style declarations with this one simple trick:
Take any CSS rule you want to apply, replace : by -, and dots by -dot-, and you get the name of the corresponding universal css classname.
The only thing missing is immutability, so I would suggest also putting
!important after each declaration in the CSS. Voila! No more specificity battles.
Remember: life is ten per cent what happens to you, ten per cent how you respond to it, and eighty per cent how good your reflexes are when the Tall Ones come at your throat with their pincers.
Discover exotic places with local hosts in a galaxy far, far away.
Well, we might as well bin the Clearleft website rebranding project. Somebody has beaten us to it.
Get your next design game off to a quick start with this handy generator of nonsensical-yet-vaguely-plausible product ideas.
Brilliant! Although it’s kind of like shooting fish in a barrel to make a Markov chain out of someone whose entire output is already one big Markov chain.
Adam Curtis: the Banksy of documentaries.
This could come in useful for updating the Clearleft website.
This is hilarious …for about two dozen people.
For everyone else, it’s as opaque as the rest of the standardisation process.
She can only offer you unconditional algo-love.
Perhaps that’s the purest love of all.
Funny because it’s true:
The thing I regret the most is how my class addiction affected my relationship with HTML.