When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of...– John Muir
A Ban on Busy →
Liz Danzico at Bobulate: Over lunch, over the phone, over email, and some simple eavesdropping, I’ve noticed a pattern. Because the social constructs of a greeting includes a banal how-are-you salutation, people tend to answer abruptly. And recently, I’ve heard people answer most often using a single word: “busy.” The conversation, which might have otherwise had potential, immediately takes a...
Illustrator Scripts: Count Selected Objects →
In search of the perfect circle Back at the start of the 14th Century, Giotto’s proof of his masterpiece was his free-hand circle. It was a concise way for him to demonstrate his enormous technical skill. Watching him draw the circle, it probably looked easy, but undoubtedly it took years, if not decades, of practice to get that kind of lazy, deft skill. Jim Denevan makes freehand drawings in...
manasto: Two Weeks Of Hip Hop (Dead Prez vs...
In the painstaking working out of the specification, line by code line, the...– From “Close to the Machine” by Ellen Ullman.
Authenticating requests to the Amazon Web Services...
Amazon Product Advertising API: Authenticating REST Requests ruby-hmac gem Implementing Version 2 of the Amazon AWS HTTP Request Signature in Ruby Authenticating to Amazon Product API in ruby
Fast Fourier Transform by Peter Menich.
Young Rival: The Ocean, filmed by Mitch Fillion for Southern Souls.
The tag →
In all my years writing HTML (which if memory serves stretch back to around 1995), I have never come across the <kbd> tag. This little gem outputs text in a monospace font to indicate that it should be entered by the user on their keyboard. Useful!
Creative Creature, now in Chinese (and Spanish,... →
Thanks Google Translate.