bastianallgeier/letter: Letter is a simple, highly customizable tool to create letters in your browser.
A nice little use of print (and screen) styles from Bastian—compose letters in a web browser.
Instead of messing around in Word, Pages or even Indesign, you can write your letters in the browser, export them as HTML or PDF (via Apple Preview).
A wonderfully thoughtful piece from Robin, ranging from the printing technologies of the 15th century right up to the latest web technologies. It’s got all my favourite things in there: typography, digital preservation, and service workers. Marvellous!
This is a rather lovely idea—a disc with eight rings, each marked with the position of a planet, the arrangement of which corresponds to a specific date.
This was a fun way to spend the day—getting my hands dirty with ink and type.
Michael Weinberg’s follow-up whitepaper to “It will be awesome if they don’t screw it up.”
I know have a visualisation of my public data in the form of 3D-printed snowflake, thanks to Medaler.
Dan makes a very good point about Little Printer: it’s not the “printer” part that matters; it’s the “little”.
3D printing an exoskeleton for a child with arthrogryposis — technology can be so fricking awesome!
You think that Digital Rights Management is bad? What about Physible Rights Management?
Anil shares his thoughts on where there’s room for improvement in 3D printing, or as he calls it, teleporting.
Brendan is posting pictures of everything he fabs. Fab!
A great idea from Jessica Hische: find a good printer in your area. It’s beautifully designed and executed, with a lovely dollop of responsiveness.
A peek behind the scenes of the printing of the Korean version of HTML5 For Web Designers.
If you’d like to place your cup of tea on one of these lovely Fontdeck coasters, make sure you get a ticket for the Ampersand conference.
This may be one of the best pecha kuch— I mean, Ignite presentations I’ve ever seen.
James Bridle's lovely notebook for his first visit to South by Southwest.
In praise of Gutenberg's contribution to typography.
This is just brilliant! Natalie has taken the Flash-based Pocketmod and reproduced it using HTML and CSS (including CSS transforms).
A text to punch card translator. Who wants to be the first to pipe Twitter messages through this?