Pointing fingers intelligently →
This isn’t so much about Siracusa’s review (I’ll be reading it soon), but more about Simon Willison’s useful comment when linking to it: I suggest setting aside at least an hour to work through it all.
This site traces bitmap images, turning them into beautiful vector art.
Critical inquiry ends at the first page of search results, or the Wikipedia...– Jon Udell
300 Free Mini Pixel Icons →
These mini icons are designed at 14 X 14px with transparent background. They are specially designed for header or side navigation buttons.
EC2 on Rails →
A Ruby on Rails EC2 «Appliance»�
Http-https transitions and relative URLs →
Leave off the protocol scheme, but include a host name in the href or src
Intro to Distributed Version Control (Illustrated)... →
Traditional version control helps you backup, track and synchronize files. Distributed version control makes it easy to share changes. Done right, you can get the best of both worlds: simple merging and centralized releases.
Get Lat Lon - find the latitude and longitude of a... →
Practical Lat Long tool, longed (!) by many & produced by Simon Willison
Liste des plumitifs technicolor de l'illuminé →
Les oiseaux de Messiaen (live, retranscrits et MIDI)… via Dead Air Space
Tagging works well when people tag “their” stuff, but it fails when...– Thingology (LibraryThing’s ideas blog): When tags work and when they don’t: Amazon and LibraryThing
How I Learned to Love Testing →
Test envy? …
Social software like e-mail is not better than face-to-face contact; it’s only...– Clay Shirky quoted in E-Mail Is Easy to Write (and to Misread) - New York Times
Who needs vowels, anyway? →
When you consider my machines on my network are named Schmlblk, Skblllz, Zbgntz … I couldn’t pass over this one. (via Peter Van Dijck)
Macworld: News: Apple acknowledges iMac freezing... →
In my case it really feels like the Graphics Card drivers are responsible.
Google Maps in HTML →
If you’re in a hurry on an unscripted platform…