An ongoing timeline of computer technology in the form of blog posts by Sinclair Target (that’s a person, not a timeslipping transatlantic company merger).
Monday, October 1st, 2018
Sunday, September 16th, 2018
Colour palettes throughout the ages that you can copy and use.
Sunday, July 1st, 2018
A fascinating treasure trove of objects recovered from the canals of Amsterdam.
Friday, September 22nd, 2017
- the early era: ~1996 – 2004,
- the jQuery era: ~2004 – 2010,
- the Single Page App era: ~2010 - 2014, and
- the modern era: ~2014 - present.
Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Jason lists the stages of gradually turning the Cloud Four site into a progressive web app:
And you can just keep incrementally adding and tweaking:
You don’t have to wait to bundle up a binary, submit it to an app store, and wait for approval before your customers benefit.
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Thursday, November 24th, 2016
An illustrated history of digital iconography.
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
Saturday, November 21st, 2015
A breathtaking overview of Cassini’s mission. The timeline video—matching up footage from Saturn with contemporary events on Earth—is a beautiful and haunting dose of perspective.
You can even watch a four hour video of every single one of the 341,805 images that Cassini has sent up till now.
Monday, October 12th, 2015
A nice navigable timeline of historical events from Wikipedia.
Sunday, February 15th, 2015
A nice little pattern for generating a swish timeline in SVG from a plain ol’ definition list in HTML.
Monday, September 9th, 2013
A timeline of technology.
Saturday, August 17th, 2013
Improve your word power: here’s a timeline of terms used to describe male genitalia throughout history. And yes, there is a female equivalent.
Monday, July 29th, 2013
I like this theory!
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Oh, no! How horrid! Now Twitter won’t control the “user experience” of that widget!
Instead, the person who actually posted the tweets in the first place gets to decide how they should be displayed. Crazy idea, isn’t it?
Monday, April 29th, 2013
A long-zoom data visualisation.
Monday, March 25th, 2013
This powerful timeline illustrates how drone attacks have increased dramatically under Obama’s administration.
Friday, December 21st, 2012
Excellent journalism combined with excellent art direction into something that feels just right for the medium of the web.
Monday, December 17th, 2012
A really nice interactive timeline of data from ten years of scrobbling music to Last.fm.
Friday, September 21st, 2012
This is right up my alley: a timeline of the history of hypertext, starting with Borges.