Meters, choices, and making meaning →
I’ve often thought about myself as a character in the Sims, being controlled by a higher gamer. How poorly he manages me! I’m allowed to sit playing games for hours after my fun meter is full and…
I’ve often thought about myself as a character in the Sims, being controlled by...– Monadology (via ayjay)
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to...– Scott Adams, in The Dilbert Principle (via northtemple.)
Abraham was asking God for just one child — just one — and God asked Abraham to...– Shiferaw, via Shaun Groves
Dean Edwards: Using Google To Serve Faster... →
Curious. And fascinating. Dean Edwards is apparently able to use Google Code to act as an assets server … essentially using them as a CDN. Could really speed up delivery of digital assets. Also,…
40+ Tutorials for Working with Wacom Tablets →
Some Wacom tutorials. No idea if they’re any good, but … good Lord … there are a lot of them.
Redeye VC: After the Techcrunch Bump →
A great write-up explaining how to perform a cohort analysis.
CalendarDateSelect Demo - A lightweight Ruby on... →
This looks like a great calendar plugin for Rails. Uses Prototype as a foundation.
Hacker News | Ask HN: Does the SaaS model really... →
Some really good thoughts. Consensus is that focusing on businesses is crucial, that a service that helps businesses make money is going to have a much easier time than a service that helps…
When ideas are cool they seek out as many people as possible to execute on them.– Jackson Fish Market » A brief (and incomplete) history of a design meme.
Visual jQuery 1.2.6 →
A brilliant drill-down overview of the various things you can do in jQuery.
SitePoint » Why The data: URI Scheme Could Help... →
A really interesting optimization (think: Steve Souders), where you pass the data URI instead of passing the PNG/JPG/GIF address.
superamit: mattmcinerney: I have a few pet peeves. Sometimes I try to keep them to myself, but this is one that I feel needs to be aired. And maybe if I post it for everyone to see, I can prevent a future type crime. Even if I can just stop one person from using a terrible typeface, it’s worth a post. I’ll start with a quote: We believe there are not that many good typefaces. If I want to be...
Pony - simple e-mail in Ruby apps →
This looks cool. A simple way to send e-mail. I’ll probably still have no idea what to do with it. Pony.mail(:to => ‘email@example.com’, :from => ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’, :subject => ‘hi’, :body => ‘Hello…
How to Organize Mental Clutter |... →
CSS SystemsView SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: bulletproof robustness) I’m very intrigued by slide 17, which suggests that CSS files should be laid out in three parts: by element (based on tag), by class (based on effect), and by ID (based on single-use blocks of code). I’m a little curious about how class-based tags (the middle grouping) can be done well in a way...
Saying that ‘my camcorder is 1080p and has larger hard drive and its got a...– Jonathan Kaplan, CEO of Pure Digital, makers of the Flip Video Camera
jQuery Examples →
An excellent page outlining the different ways that jQuery selects DOM elements on the page and then can manipulate them.
They vote by night | Culture Making →
A neat representation of the population centers of the us, and how those districts voted. A mashup of the US-at-night map and the red-blue-purple county-percentage map.
The Simple Dollar » How to Focus in a Heavily... →
A classic Trent post about how to stay on-task. Includes cutting off external stuff.