The personal website of Chris Coyier

Archive for May, 2009

Camera Obscura

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

My friend Scott sent me this. The whole concept of a camera obscura is rather mind-blowing.

If you are going to do something, you might as well…

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

…evaluate whether it needs to be done quickly and adequately or slowly and thoughtfully and act accordingly.

Doesn’t roll off the tounge as well but the truth never does.

Funny How That Works

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Bon Iver

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

From my home state. Much pride.

Like a Helpless Baby

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

That’s how I feel when GMail is down. It’s been HOURS. When it’s up and working fine. I LOVE it. It’s a web application I find a complete joy to use every day. When it’s down I HATE it. Years and years and years of email inaccessible, but worse, my inbox is basically my to-do list, and without that I feel helpless.

Yes, there is plenty of other stuff I can and should be doing. Yes, it’s my fault I don’t download all this email offline so this doesn’t happen.

I’m still pissed.

Names I Think Are Cool

Monday, May 11th, 2009

I’m going to start collecting these. I think about it once in a while and then they slip away so I want to have a post I can keep updated. No particular reason for this except for that I hate when ideas slip away from me and online is the best place for me to archive data like this.

Backstep Cindy

Friday, May 8th, 2009

This is why I’m so damn into oldtime music. Super tight shit-kicking tunes like this. Call it blasphemous, but I don’t find it too dissimilar to music like techno, where you can get lost in the drive and repetition of it. Transcendental.

Wu-Tang Covers Remixed

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

I don’t listen to a ton of rap or hip-hop, but I do love me some Wu-Tang. These re-issue covers so perfect.

« Older Entries