Links van 8 januari 2012 tot 14 januari 2012

Testimony of Ms. Soon Ok LeeThe punishment cell is one of the most dreaded punishments for all prisoners. The cells are usually 60 cm wide and 110 cm high. Therefore, the prisoners have no room to stand up, stretch their legs or lie down. They cannot even lean against the walls because they are too […]

Links van 4 januari 2012 tot 6 januari 2012

PLoS ONE: The Distance Between Mars and Venus: Measuring Global Sex Differences in PersonalityThe idea that there are only minor differences between the personality profiles of males and females should be rejected as based on inadequate methodology. Everything you need to know about buying a camera | The VergeVoor als er nog eens iemand vraagt […]

Links van 3 januari 2012 tot 4 januari 2012

Pingu’s THE THING – YouTubePingu remake of John Carpenter masterpiece THE THING (1982) This is the 2 minute extended cut. n+1: Outsourcing JobsJobs seems to have attended the Joseph Stalin Charm School: his world was one of clear good and evil; he was a constant liar, in what came to be known among his underlings […]

Links van 27 december 2011 tot 2 januari 2012

scrolloramaThe jQuery plugin for doing cool scrolly stuff How the Hashtag Is Ruining the English LanguageThe hashtag is a vulgar crutch, a lazy reach for substance in the personal void—written clipart. Babbage was a true geniusIf he'd built a 3-digit AE, his instruction set would have exceeded the computing capabilities of every 8-bit machine in […]

Links van 18 december 2011 tot 23 december 2011

The Real Story Behind Apple’s ‘Think Different’ Campaign – ForbesIn writing this story, I’ve drawn from handwritten, dated creative journals I’ve diligently chronicled throughout my agency career as well as files I saved from the 1997 Apple time period (being a packrat often proves useful). In these journals are countless pages of notes and concepts […]

Links van 12 november 2011 tot 5 december 2011

Arcade Improv: Humans Pretending to Be Videogames – Waxy.orgInstantly, Mike and Jerry understood, along with everyone in the audience born before 1978. Catherine Young & Family, Page OneA family working in the Tifton (Ga.) Cotton Mill. Mrs. A.J. Young works in mill and at home. Nell (oldest girl) alternates in mill with mother. Mammy (next […]

Links van 12 juni 2011 tot 13 juni 2011

Small Group Of People Dominate Some Internet DiscussionsAn analysis of political and philosophical newsgroups found that half of all replies were directed at just two percent of thread initiators. In related news, bear shits in wood. Why did Apple choose Twitter over Facebook?Twitter will be deeply integrated into iOS 5, bit not Facebook. Why? There […]

Links van 11 juni 2011 tot 12 juni 2011

Arabic under fire | Comment is free | guardian.co.ukA child on Hamas TV talked of annihilating the Jews … or did she? Last RitesSecretary of Defense Robert Gates has finally said publicly what everybody has assumed for a long time: NATO is dead. It's not dead in the sense that it doesn't exist anymore, but […]

Links van 8 juni 2011 tot 9 juni 2011

Former Mossad chief fears ‘reckless’ leaders – World – NZ Herald NewsCredited with sabotaging Iran's nuclear programme and overseeing a string of high-level assassinations in the Middle East, recently retired Mossad chief Meir Dagan has levelled his sights on a surprising new target – Israel's top leaders. The Secret Lives of Outdoor Cats Revealed | […]

Links voor 5 juni 2011

Omnes Viae: Itinerarium RomanumA route planner with all main roads and cities of the Roman Empire. Based on an ancient Roman map of which a copy survived that is now known as the 'Tabula Peutingeriana'. On Fallout: We had a time travel [setting] with dinosaurs for a whileMatt Barton's Matt Chat started as a series […]

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 […]

Links voor 19 mei 2011

ASCII by Jason Scott / FaceFactsJust as viruses took the advantages of sharing information on floppies and modems and revealed a devastating undercarriage to the whole process, making every computer transaction suspect… and just as spyware/malware took advantage of beautiful advances in computer strength and horsepower to turn your beloved machine of expression into a […]

Links van 2 mei 2011 tot 3 mei 2011

Novices Orienteer, Experts Teleport – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the designExpertise significantly impacts how we seek information online. Just as novice and expert photographers prefer different tools, so novices and experts behave differently when searching for information. Understanding these differences will help us design better search interfaces for both groups of users. The […]

Links van 1 mei 2011 tot 2 mei 2011

A Month Of Awesome Maps – RPG Cartography CarnivalWhee! Lester Bangs’ Basement: What it means to have all music instantly available. – By Bill Wyman – Slate MagazineWhat it means to have all music instantly available. The Resurrection of Johnny Cash | Music | The GuardianIn the 1980s, Johnny Cash was languishing on the cabaret […]