Tuesday, May 30th, 2023
Sunday, January 29th, 2023
Sunday, September 26th, 2021
A non-profit foundation dedicated to long-term digital preservation.
Imagine if we could place ourselves 100 years into the future and still have access to the billions of photos shared by millions of people on Flickr, one of the best documented, broadest photographic archives on the planet.
The Flickr Foundation represents our commitment to stewarding this digital, cultural treasure to ensure its existence for future generations.
Its first act is the renewal of the Flickr Commons.
Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
Beautifully restored high-resolution photographs of the Earth taken by Apollo astronauts.
Sunday, January 31st, 2021
There are some beautiful illustrations in this online exhibition of data visualisation in the past few hundred years.
Monday, March 23rd, 2020
Amber runs through some HTML elements that help you provide semantic information—and accessibility—for your website: headings, paragraphs, lists, and more:
You may be aware that ARIA roles are often used with HTML elements. I haven’t written about them here, as it’s good to see how HTML written without ARIA can still be accessible.
Monday, July 15th, 2019
Correlation does not imply causation.
Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
Monday, April 8th, 2019
Sunday, November 25th, 2018
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
Friday, April 22nd, 2016
This could be a handy replacement for some Google Charts images of graphs. It uses SVG and is responsive by default.
I bet it wouldn’t be too tricky to use this to make some sparklines.
Saturday, March 30th, 2013
Documenting history through photography.
Friday, March 29th, 2013
Celebrating 125 years of National Geographic, this Tumblr blog is a curated collection of photography from the archives. Many of the pictures are being published for the first time.
Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Dan writes about how data saved his life. That is not an exaggeration.
He describes how, after receiving some very bad news from his doctor, he dived into the whole “quantified self” thing with his health data. Looking back on it, he concludes:
If I were still in the startup game, I have a pretty good idea of which industry I’d want to disrupt.
Monday, September 26th, 2011
This is may just be the best thing on the internet about data visualisation and statistics. And sex.
Tuesday, May 19th, 2009
Classic photographs recreated in Lego.
Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
Animals and sports in serendipitous moments of FAIL.
Camille Seaman Photography -The Last Iceberg Series II - NEW, The Last Iceberg, A Penguin's Life - NEW, The Big Cloud - NEW
Camille Seaman's stunning pictures of icebergs and clouds make me feel small and insignificant. But in a good way.
Flickr Commons just keeps growing and growing. Now there are wonderful collections of pictures from Greenwich available for us all to peruse and tag.