April 2010


jQuery and Bluegrass

What do these two things have in common? Seemingly, very little. But in my life there is one distinct and interesting parallel.

Things I Found Interesting Around April 26th

Custom Animal IllustrationsMeg is trying to raise money to move to Portland, OR by drawing custom animals. WaSP InterAct Curriculum ThemeRoller 2.0: Refactoring for SpeedNotes from Doug Neiners talk at jQuery Conference. Also, explore the rest of the blog post or notes from all the talks he went to. The Jon Neal Show | Episode […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 23rd

Design Swap YC Founders at Work Interview 04: Wufoo The Opera Mobile emulatorMobile development from the comfort of your desktop Like-o-matica totally random thing by Kyle Bragger How to Add Twitter @anywhere in WordPress Concept: iPad Split Keyboard+1 TumblrSuper nice Tumblr theme by Meagan Fischer

Things I Found Interesting Around April 22nd

MICA LOVES ETSYThis site documents the work of 10 design students at the Maryland Institute College of Art and their collaboration with Etsy.com to explore new design approaches for their site. Adobe Photoshop CS4 Disable Canvas Rotation Via TrackpadI had this weird compass needle show up in my document and I couldn’t get rid of […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 21st

WordPress › CSV ImporterI love that someone wrote this. I haven’t come across the need myself yet, but I can imagine there are people with big ol CSV’s of products that they would love to have imported into WordPress. For example, Google Product Search requires submission of products in this format. Journal by FontouristNice free […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 20th

Douchebag Frames UW-Madison Employment: Director of Football OperationsMy roommate is going to apply for this. Sweet job. World of Color at Disney CaliforniaI want to see this HTML5 Video Destruction Snow Leopard, Adobe InDesign and Helvetica NeueWork was having major problems with this… again. Ultimately had to drop nearly a grand on a new OpenType […]

I don’t like “sales”

Sales, as in, “40% off now!” As a person who sells some products and services, I don’t like offering sales because 1) it encourages people not to buy when there isn’t sale and 2) means that anybody who bought during a non-sale period got screwed. As a buyer of products and services, I don’t like […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 19th

The Big Web Showon Dan Benjamin’s new network starring Zeldman PusherRealtime client push powered by HTML5 websockets, beyond AJAX (the video is realtime and impressive in a way like those Google Wave videos were) How to print from the iPad Terk VR-1 TV Volume RegulatorI’m starting to be obsessed with volume control. I hate adjusting […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 14th

An Interview with Jeff Starr Mac Buyer’s GuideKnow When to Buy Your Mac, iPod or iPhone. I just got in trouble with this. 5 week old MacBook Pro and they get new ones, should have used this guide. But the Apple Store said they would take it back for the restocking fee. Ampersand ID Chart […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 13th

Possible cool camera bag #1 Possible cool camera bag #2 Possible cool camera bag #3 0to255Fun color variations picker The HTML5 testHow well does your browser support HTML5?

Things I Found Interesting Around April 11th

Optimizing the asynchronous Google Analytics snippet Get your e-book on the iPad (and keep all the royalties) Band of HorsesNew album coming out, single available here Baby Wee-Wee Doll Advert“the first thing they are gonna do is drink out of this thing's dick.”

Things I Found Interesting Around April 10th

The Wild Hunt by The Tallest Man On EarthComing out Monday. Pretty stoked. I love all his work so far. How I Did It: Jerry Murrell, Five Guys Burgers and FriesGood straight-forward talk on a successful uncompromising business. Hell TetrisReal adaptation of a recent XKCD comic Hide your iPad smudges, with more smudges

Thoughts After a Few Days with iPad

I reserve the right to change my mind on any of this =) The Netflix app is way cool at first glance, but then again, where would I really use this? You would need pretty ace WiFi to use it (not gonna happen over 3G). That means I’m at home (why not just watch the […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 7th

Letterpress iPad WallpaperFrom Cameron Moll’s latest print ScribblerTooAlmost makes it seem like you are a good sketcher for a minute Arrested Development (2011) Aurgasm » Jónsi

Things I Found Interesting Around April 6th

fotojournal designm.ag is for sale Advanced Javascript to Improve your Web AppJohn Resig talk UTweet! highlight words with background-color in inDesignWas trying to figure out how to give a character style a background color. The trick is to make an underline really fat and offset.

Plants vs. Zombies

Most mobile games I buy end up being a waste of money. They just don’t hold my interest very long, even if they are fairly well done. Plants vs. Zombies by PopCap is not one of these. I’m squarely addicted. You can get it on your Mac, iPhone/iPod Touch, or iPad. It’s in the “tower […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 5th

COLOURloversI love this site more and more as time goes on TypeKit + iPadFonts need to be SVG, it kinda works, weird bugs, will be opt-in Prototype 1.7 RC1Looks like good new stuff for Prototype. I may try and wet my feet with it a bit here if I can find some time Will It […]

Things I Found Interesting Around April 4th

CSS generated content techniquesWhat I want to get figured out is how special characters work… All that /2080 stuff still confuses me. PrintMe NetworksI was at a hotel and needed to print something. They used this service and it worked awesomely. Super simple, no bullshit.

Things I Found Interesting Around April 1st

PlayExpo v3.0My alma mater now hosts a game developer expo which looks kinda awesome. Great speakers. Plants Vs. Zombies plush toys!Handmade; would be cool if you could buy them Dharma Initiative Alarm Clock Concept FeedbackRedesigned, looks good. Also Packt Pub had a redesign lately that looks 20x better than their old site. Subtraction.com: Adding Up […]

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