An engaging look at the history of word processing, word processed by Josephine Livingstone.
Always worth bearing in mind when some perspective is needed.
If it is possible that our future species will go on to create simulations of our civilisation forerunners (us), then it is far more likely that we are currently in such a simulation than not.
Here’s a heartwarming tale. It starts out as a description of processing.js project for Code Club (which is already a great story) and then morphs into a description of how anyone can contribute to make a codebase better …resulting in a lovely pull request on Github.
Jake demonstrates his technique for preprocessor-generated stylesheets for older versions of Internet Explorer (while other browsers get the same styles within media queries).
If you use Sass, this could be a really handy technique for handling IE<9 support with mobile-first responsive designs.
This is your one-stop shop for envelope-pushing in the browser:
Brendan Dawes pointed me to this wonderfully playful creation. It's Flash-free, believe it or not.
Dave has been experimenting with processing and documenting the results here.
A very pretty little Twitter canvas experiment accompanied by music delivered via the audio element. View this in a capable browser.
Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine.
Infrastructure just got even cheaper. Between this and Amazon's EC2/S3, the barrier to entry to getting an app up and running is getting lower and lower.