Design Decisions: The new Highrise signup chart →
It’s great that these guys share some of the design work behind their applications.
Physicalising ebooks →
The idea of showing books in pseudo 3d to gauge how long they are is brilliant.
Rolando: Taking iPhone Gaming to the Next Level →
I’m really enjoying Rolando so far.. I love these physics type puzzle games.
Quantun Ravioli - what happens when a can of... →
“Well, ravioli isn’t a gas, but under enough pressure, ravioli behaves as a gas.”
2008 Year in Review →
Some pretty notable events.. ;)
The Boy With The Incredible Brain -- Critiqued →
This is how nerds pick a fight.
If you think other industries don’t have shit jobs, you’re deceiving yourself....– Joel Spolsky responding to a programmer wanting to change fields because he thinks the entire industry is as bad as his crappy job. (via marco)
Adding blocks to C →
It’s really cool that even after all these years that C can still incorporate some newer language features like blocks and closures.
Procedurally generated city video. Introversion... →
Amazing tech.. this is fantastic. :-O
8-Bit Jesus: Full Album Release →
“8-Bit Jesus: Classic Christmas Songs in the Style of Classic NES Games.” .. will check this out later.
The Video Game Systems of the 1983 Sears Wishbook →
Awesome retro video game consoles.
Reimagining Programming Book Covers →
BattleBricks: WiigoBot, The Perfect Game →
A robot scoring a perfect game in Wii bowling.. it’s only a matter of time before the machines take over now, the end is near!
Cookie Recipes →
Will have to try some of these out.
Mightier on Vimeo (via Vimeo)
Jessica Fridrich Specializes in Problems That Only... →
Apparently her rubik’s cube method is the fastest way to solve the cube (via Kottke). I’ll have to try this out.
Re: [RFC] Convert builin-mailinfo.c to use The... →
Haha, Linus cracks me up when he gets mad. :-D
New Hampshire Usability Professionals' Association →
For a good time.. view source!
The Fork Queue →
danw: I’m very tempted to switch to git and github over the holidays, features like this are so handy Github is pretty cool, I really need to get into it more. I really love that they had the balls to call the feature ‘Fork Queue’ hehe..
List of common misconceptions →
I <3 wikipedia
Web Ops Visualizations Group on Flickr →
Not quite what I had in mind. →
Wow.. being laid off sounds like a pretty awful experience.
10 Useful Techniques To Improve Your User... →
Some really fantastic web design tips.
Humans are getting more expensive at an exponential rate– A Computer’s Perspective on Moore’s Law
Asynchronous libraries performance →
I hadn’t heard of either libev or timer wheels before reading this.. both sound pretty useful.
The ancient art of stabbing people →
Pretty informative. :)
The best rendering of the Mandelbrot set I’ve ever seen. Superb!
Scientists extract images directly from brain →
Whoa this is pretty cool… Although, I’ll need to upgrade my tin foil hat.
We will come to know _why the lucky stiff as a less violent version of the...– Chris Wanstrath
I Heart Nerds … WOW →
Pretty interesting to hear the perspective of a WOW nerd’s girlfriend.
Google Zeitgeist 2008 →
(via matmubuggy) Pretty interesting stuff..
Bjarne Stroustrup on Educating Software Developers →
Bjarne Stroustrup has obviously never heard of the “School of Hard Knocks”.