May 2010


Things I Found Interesting Around May 29th

Red beats GreenThe result? The red button outperformed the green button by 21%. Super Mario Bros. Crossover Nine Fish With Hands Javascript Tip: Save me from console.log errors

Things I Found Interesting Around May 28th

Digg v4 Publisher PreviewSome folks are saying this is just copying features from other sites and it’s a move influenced by VCs instead of the community. I’m not sure I care about all that. It looks kinda cool to me and improves the likelihood I’ll use Digg again someday. Firebug for Chrome The Poll Place […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 27th

Microsoft man: "My job is to destroy IE6""Part of my job is to get IE6 share down to zero as soon as possible," said Ryan Gavin, head of the Internet Explorer business group. United Pixelworkers Needs/Wants Magazine

My LessConf Wrapup

Last weekend I was at LessConf in Atlanta. It was a great conference. The speakers were good, but even better, the organizers Allan and Steve really let their personalities shine through and permeate the entire conference. If you think having the public WiFi network named “Steve’s Taint” is inappropriate and unprofessional, this probably isn’t the […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 26th

And the Weary Eyes Reply by Chris McGarry New album is out by my friend Chris Lovely Charts Encouraging Negative Feedback During User Testing CSS Qualified SelectorsThe sad truth about CSS3 selectors is that they really shouldn’t be used at all if you care about page performance. Decorating your markup with classes and ids and […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 25th

video-jsHTML5 video player that’s actually out and we can work with now Billy ReidI like the word “Trousse” – which this company uses for a travel bathroom bag kinda thing that I want. Stop-Over Stealth This is what recommended for me for a new carry-on bag: The Stop-Over Stealth 22” is built on the […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 24th

Computer Equipment Recycling with ReconnectApparently you can drop off electronics at Goodwill for free, and they will recycle them properly. Wireframe Showcase CompassI’m finally getting around to learning this Our Solar SystemCSS3 fun Altoids Sours BBQ Grill The Psychologist’s View of UX Design Version Control with SubversionI need to get on this Firefox, YouTube and […]

Best Email Ever

I’m republishing it in full, because I keep reading it over and over and LOLing. Dear Webmaster, My name is Aaron and I have a website I recently came across your website and I really like your website. I have a website on a related subject and I think it might be of interest […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 19th

Tactics for Dealing with HatersMy tactic is usually respond while I’m still super pissed off in a far-too-public way and regret it later. RGBa, text-shadowInteresting sort of bug where text-shadow inherits alpha value from the color. Coal, Cotton, and Dust Fundraising An Open Letter to Our IndustryLessConf got some major heat for having an all-white […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 18th

ScooterGuy – Professional Designated Driver ServiceThis website needs to make more clear it’s for St. Louis only, but it’s an awesome idea. You drive out, get drunk, call this dude and he scooters to you and drives your own car home. I hear they have it in Louisville too. Zero Punctuation : Final Fantasy XIII […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 17th

Typekit Font EventsCan be used to control FOUT (Flash of Unstyled Text). I just haven’t been able to get it to work yet. HTML5 Demos and Examples Create Seamless Web Background Textures in Minutes 5 SEO Tactics That Make You Look Like a Douche YouTube – FiveYear’s Channel Like it? Tweet it! Dive Into HTML5

Things I Found Interesting Around May 15th

Better, Stronger, Safer jQuerify Bookmarklet Bloginfo as a shortcode Todd Barryis funny On Jetpacks Weird CSS moving pyramids thing What time is it!One of the few and far between decent time zone converter sites ReadyShipper

Things I Found Interesting Around May 14th

Portal for free on SteamSo I’m finding this Steam application to be kinda ugly and buggy, but still, free Portal is awesome. I LOVED this game on Orange Box on the PS3 WordPress › Include Custom FilesPluginized version of some code I posted the other day. PHP5 only. and arguably more robust version of […]

Things I Found Interesting Around May 11th

48 Hour Magazine…a raucous experiment in using new tools to erase media’s old limits Moo4qMooTools Object Oriented Programming for jQuery TypeFacesAll kinds of designer clique controversy over this. Reasoned arguments on both sides. Human Photos Double your Conversion Rate

Things I Found Interesting Around May 10th

How to Minimize Wi-Fi Problems With the iPadBasically, turn on WPA2 Gin N’ Juice Spoken Veerle’s blog 3.0 DribbbbbbbbleWhat would you do for a Dribbble account? 10 Days In a Carry-OnRoll stuff

Things I Found Interesting Around May 9th

WordPress Beta PluginMake it easy to be a WordPress tester… plugin that makes the auto-updater install betas Chrome = Faster than potato gun CSS for some nice buttons A Brief Overview of Twitter’s New @Anywhere API iPad Case Finder jQuery Plugins Toolbox A Book Apart To Write Love on Her Arms

Things I Found Interesting Around May 8th

Multicultural CrayonsMy old college roommate used to have the marker version of these. RIT Innovation Hall of FameJohn Resig was inducted into the RIT hall of fame. This is a link to the JavaScript file they are using. Episode 2: Muggefied :: PodcastI have a short bit in this podcast, where they ask me about […]

Enjoying Craftsmanship

I’m not a woodworker but I like watching Norm Abram. I’m not that into security but I like listening to Steve Gibson. I’m not much of a chef but I watch Alton Brown. It’s just entertaining to watch people super good at what they do practice their trade, whatever the subject.

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