Tags: tumblr



First Time User Experiences

Krystal’s excellent annotated collection of onboarding examples.

70s Sci-Fi Art

Sci-fi book covers and posters from the 1970s.

Swear Trek

Slack ammo.

Yoda Cakes Gone Wrong

Disappointed in your cakes I am.


Nudibranchia or other opisthobranchia compared to the various looks of David Bowie.

Classic Programmer Paintings

Painters and Hackers: nothing in common whatsoever, but this are classical painters depictions of software engineering.

The Secret Lives of Tumblr Teens | New Republic

A fascinating insight into some of Tumblr’s most popular accounts:

Some posts get more than a million notes—imagine a joke whispered in biology class getting a laugh from a city the size of San Francisco.

It’ll be a real shame when Tumblr disappears.

That’s “when”, not “if”. Remember:

In 2013, Yahoo bought Tumblr.

2 Kinds of People

Dividing the world in two.

Accessibility Wins

Marcy’s Tumblr blog of examples of accessibility in action on the web.

100 days: Archive

You might want to keep an eye on what the Clearlefties are doing here for the next hundred days.

One down, 99 to go.

Beautiful Maps

Cartography porn.

High Street Shops In Sci Fi Films

I’m not quite sure why this is funny, but I am quite sure that it is.

Pop Sonnets

Modern pop songs retold as Shakespearian sonnets.

Panorama Fail

The image-stitching algorithm is trying its best.

The Camera in the Mirror

Kubrickian pictures taken by the Google robot wherein it captures its own reflection.

Hamburger Fancy: Archive

This Tumblr blog has the grandiose ambition of being “a showcase of the hottest hamburger icons on the web”, but amazingly, they’ve actually succeeded in documenting every single example of a cool hamburger icon.

Signs from the near future

We better get used to them…

Screen shots of computer code

There’s something very satisfying about this televisual sleuthing:

Images of the computer code appearing in TV and films and what they really are.

Tab Closed; Didn’t Read

Usually I find these kinds of name-and-shame collections to be unnecessarily mean-spirited. In this case, the sites being named and shamed are themselves guilty of far worse rudeness.

Benedict Cumberbatch Name Generator

I bet you’re going to just keep clicking and clicking and clicking…