Links van 29 februari 2016 tot 1 maart 2016

Dissolving the Dead · thewalrus.ca DALE HILTON can show you fear in a bagful of dust: 160 pounds of once-living human, pressure-cooked, baked, and pulverized into soft white powder fine enough to sprinkle over French toast. The ground bones sit in clear plastic on a counter, next to a pacemaker, a false hip, and a pair […]

Links van 12 februari 2016 tot 17 februari 2016

“Armste gezinnen leveren 50 à 100 euro per maand in”Ach ja: "De laagste inkomens gaan er bijna zonder uitzondering op achteruit door de besparingen van de federale en Vlaamse regering. Dat blijkt uit berekeningen van Decenniumdoelen 2017, een samenwerkingsverband van sociale organisaties en armoede-organisaties. "Dat varieert van in de 50 tot in sommige gevallen meer […]

Links van 12 januari 2015 tot 15 januari 2015

A Localization Horror Story: It Could Happen To YouThis article points out cases where gettext (a common system for localizing software interfaces — i.e., making them work in the user's language of choice) fails because of basic differences between human languages. This article then describes Maketext, a new system capable of correctly treating these differences. […]

Links van 27 november 2014 tot 1 december 2014

Dan Grover | Chinese Mobile App UI TrendsOne day, for the fun of it, I started writing a list in my notebook of all the things that are different between apps here and those I’m accustomed to using and creating back in the US. When I finished, I was surprised by how long the list […]

Links van 13 mei 2014 tot 18 mei 2014

The death of the homepage in one simple graphSo it’s an odd thing when you’ve been saying something for years and nobody believes you, then suddenly, someone publishes one leaked graph, and overnight all the world agrees with you: The homepage is dead. And still they’ve got it wrong. Gamasutra – The Cabal: Valve’s Design […]

Links van 30 november 2013 tot 1 december 2013

Mac Menu BarsThe Dock gets all the app attention on Mac OS X. But there's another equally important place where running apps rest: the menu bar, the only constant aspect of the Mac OS X interface. Mac Menu Bars features interesting and unique menu bar configurations from Mac users. Chris Hates Writing • “Why I […]

Links van 19 november 2013 tot 23 november 2013

The Pop Blog – Why We Chose API First DevelopmentTiens, wij doen dat ook. "At POP, our site is entirely API driven. We separated our frontend codebase from our backend API in it’s entirety. The two sites are even in separate repositories." This Massive Robot Could Soon Join Marines on the Battlefield – Defense OneThe […]

Links van 5 november 2013 tot 7 november 2013

www.gootechnologies.comWhether you're a designer who likes creative freedom, or a hardcore coder pushing the limits of the web, Goo gives you the tools to create amazing web visuals in your own way and without limitations. Goo Create and Goo Engine are specially designed to make your creation process as simple and smooth as possible without […]

Links voor 5 november 2013

Out of the picture: why the world’s best photo startup is going out of business | The VergeBut as time ran out, hopes diminished. "It succeeded in every possible way," said Jason Eberle, who built the web version of Everpix, "except for the only way that matters." Offices For All! Why Open-Office Layouts Are Bad […]

Links van 29 februari 2012 tot 2 maart 2012

Hot buttered sloths in pajamas | GristWhat do you do when orphaned baby sloths are afflicted with mange? Shave them, rub them with lard, and wrap them in sloth pajamas. Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia – Pro Mia TipsUse more than one finger, and wiggle them a little to “tickle” the gag reflex. i personally use three…makes […]

Links van 3 juni 2011 tot 4 juni 2011

Well, What’s the Matter? – The COMPLETE definitive Catwoman origin.For Bruce Wayne, it took seeing his parents murdered in front of him; Jonathan Crane, a lifetime of ridicule and pain; Harley Quinn, all-consuming obsessive love. All the best heroes and villains in every medium, from literature to film to comic books, have traceable motivations for […]