Google Kills Its Other Plus, and How to Bring It Back – Waxy.orgAs Google marginalizes its core base, it's opened the door for smaller, more nimble startups, such as DuckDuckGo, a one-man project that's quickly becoming the go-to search engine for discriminating nerds. Anti-Semitism | Embassy of the United States Brussels, BelgiumGeen flauw idee waarom […]
’t Zal zijn omdat ik zo hard aan het instemmend knikken was met Rosas vs. Beyoncé – Kroy vs. Sanctorum.
Notabilia – Visualizing Deletion Discussions on WikipediaVisualizing Deletion Discussions on Wikipedia BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti On Why The “Facebook” Media World View WinsViral Lift is the new metric. Ha.
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SmoothGroove | HOMEIntroducing the stylist's secret for a smooth profile.Women can rejoice – our very last wardrobe malfunction has now been addressed!At last there's a product that sensibly alleviates the most embarrassing taboo there is for us girls – the crudely named problem of 'camel toe'.
March 2011 Update – Strategic PlanningEn nu hopen dat ze er écht iets aan doen: "Here’s what we think the Editor Trends Study tells us: Between 2005 and 2007, newbies started having real trouble successfully joining the Wikimedia community. Before 2005 in the English Wikipedia, nearly 40% of new editors would still be active a […]
Jared Spool – Anatomy of a Design Decision on VimeoThe best designs come from not one, but hundreds of well-made decisions. The worst designs arise out of hundreds of poorly-made decisions. All that stands between you and a great design is the quality of your decisions. Where do they come from?For the last five years, […]
A History of the World in 100 Seconds on VimeoMany wikipedia articles have coordinates. Many have references to historic events. Me (@godawful) and Tom Martin (@heychinaski) cross referenced the two to create a dynamic visualization of Wikipedia's view of world history. Watch as empires fall, wars break out and continents are discovered. The Tree of […]
World Science Festival Video : Spotlight: Do Not Touch the FrogStrip away the trimmings of a traditional science presentation, add cocktails, and you have WSF Spotlight. Here, ecologist and National Geographic photographer Mark Moffett recounts his unexpectedly hilarious expedition to a remote valley in Colombia to document an elusive and highly poisonous “superfrog.” ChessBase.com – […]
How we <i>really</i> watch a movie – scannersWhenever research confirms something we feel we already knew intuitively, or from our own experience, there are always people who'll scoff and say, "Well, I could have told you that!" And maybe they could have, but that's not the point. Science is a discipline involving systematic observation and […]
YouTube – Musicians@Google Presents: Google Goes GagaAn exclusive Google interview with Lady Gaga! GDC VaultClassic game postmortems. Out of this World, Maniac Mansion, Raid on Bungeling Bay, Prince of Persia, Populous, Pitfall!, Pac-Man, Marble Madness, Elite, Doom, and Bejeweled Dresden Codak » Archive » HobThis is the first page of a story. Bear with me, […]
Alliant : Gamerfish – Play Free Online Flash GamesBattle the imposing alien force by managing your army and destroying their base as you travel from colony to colony. Build barracks, defensive turrets, and deploy troops to take on the enemy. Gamasutra: Greg McClanahan’s Blog – Achievement Design 101In June of 2007, I was tasked with […]
Scocca : Would a No-Fly Zone Over America Save the Democracy Movement in Bahrain?The helpful thing, if you're overwhelmed by so much news going on at once, is that Bahrain is roughly the same story as Libya—only instead of pro-democracy protesters being murdered by a terrorist-sponsoring monster of a dictator who has been on America's […]
Lost Garden: GDC 2011: The Game of Platform PowerIn our industry, history repeats itself again and again, but each new generation of developers often fails to learn past lessons. Platforms in particular have a well established life cycle and their relationship with a developer changes as they mature. Yet, I regularly see developers completely […]
Study: Mobile Ad-Tracking Systems Are “Blind” To 80 Percent Of Apple iOS DevicesApple mobile iOS devices (iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches) are used by 130 million people, but they present a huge blindspot to advertisers. All Apple mobile devices use the Safari browser, as do millions of Apple laptop and desktop computers. Safari blocks third-party […]