Archive for January, 2010

Things I Found Interesting Around January 19th

Specimenism Browser Form Elements PSDCame in useful yesterday Will’s Northwoods InnJoined a Euchre league here. They have a giant moose. The Miller Highlife guy came and sat on it. They also call it Camp Randall South. Awesome. Indie+ReliefBuy Software on the 20th to help Haiti! ABtestsShare your and browse others results from A/B testing. Bubble […]

Obeying Signs

I have a friend who will not cross the street if the crosswalk sign shows red/don’t cross. Even if it’s 4am and you can see a mile in either direction and no cars in sight. Me, I’ll go ahead and cross. For a sign like this, my thinking is that it’s trying to help you […]

Things I Found Interesting Around January 18th

Seductive Design with Andy Budd Infographic: Mega SharkBest scene in a movie ever, explained. First-Person TetrisEveryone and their brother linked to this, but check it out if you haven’t. I wouldn’t call it exactly “First Person” (for that I’d think you’d BE the block and be falling like you were parachuting), but instead the entire […]

Email Domains and Perception

I have a friend who wants to get away from his @gmail.com email address and on to his brand new domain email. He says it would be “more professional”. I can relate. I have definitely felt the same way in the past. But now I’ve flip flopped my view.

Things I Found Interesting Around January 16th

Exif UntrasherI accidentally “formatted” my memory card in my Canon XTi. Lost all the photos from my entire vacation. This software seemed like the perfect ticket, but it wasn’t able to recover anything. Sold, For Just MeFree code for Down For Everyone Or Just Me Custom CSS « WordPress PluginsI need to check this out […]

Things I Found Interesting Around January 14th

jQuery 1.4 ReleasedSome seriously hot stuff here. I love the new creation syntax Shackling a free market: WordPress canonical pluginsAre they good for WordPress? Event Tracking with jQueryClever way to do more fine grained tracking on a page. For example, how many fields of a form someone fills out before abandoning Small Caps True Random […]

I Suck at Vacation

I’m not sure I’ve very good at vacation. Whenever I do something, I want to really get into it and try and be the best I possibly can be at it. I know I can never do that with something like, say, snorkeling. As such, I have very little interest in it. I also like […]

Things I Found Interesting Around January 12th

WordCamp ChicagoJune 5 & 6. I need to register for this right off. Antarctica Travel CruisesI’d like to go on an Antarctic cruise, sounds awesome. In Defense of Lorem IpsumFor those who would argue that it’s impossible to evaluate designs without real content, let me ask this: why then, is it okay to evaluate content […]

Things I Found Interesting Around January 10th

we*heart*artMy favorite prints-for-sale blog now has an art-for-sale blog. Ghost signs in Chicago 5 Seasons Of LOST in 8 minutes 52 Weeks of UX Frugal Day Vanessa Grigoriadis on TwitteHot women on twitter = followers. I need to gather my thoughts on this. Nexus One PhoneI love reviews like this. Both funny and useful. SnapmMatching […]

Things I Found Interesting Around January 9th

The 14 Days of jQueryThe 14 days of jQuery is an online event marking the release of jQuery 1.4. To celebrate, we're unveiling 14 releases over a period of 14 days. Jason Fried of 37Signals at LessConf 2009 The Most Useless Machine EVER! Crafting Subtle & Realistic User Interfaces

Things I Found Interesting Around January 7th

Helvetica and the New York City Subway System Adobe Air App for Comment Monitoring The Off KeySong a week for a year from a dude from Juniper Tar An Event Apart Seattle 2010I’d like to see this presentation; “That’s right, you read right. Microsoft is as tired of IE6 as you are, and wants your […]

Things I Found Interesting Around January 6th

Dear Mr. WattersonUpcoming documentary on Bill Watterson (or at least the fans of him), creator of Calvin & Hobbes, my favorite comic strip of all time. You can support it on KickStarter. ‘Lost’ producers discuss emotional final seasonIt's tough to prognosticate. But the one area we're in agreement is there will be a short-term reaction […]

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