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Has Apple maps found the Loch Ness Monster? - Telegraph
Killer last line: “…one was a duck, one was a wave and one wasn’t even taken at Loch Ness.” /via
from twitter
14 hours ago
morris.js Graphing tool
Pretty time-series line graphs using jquery and Raphael.
javascript  svg  graphs  data  visualisation  library 
2 days ago
New product opportunities for the Internet of Normal Things | Berg Blog
Wherever there were Windows PCs in businesses, there’s now the web.

Wherever there were peripherals connected to that PC, there’s a need for a new peripheral… just the same, but with a simple web API.

Every time you see a dated PC, only running the back-office because of the peripherals hanging off it, there’s a product opportunity.
berg  internet  internetofthings  devices  api  web 
2 days ago
An oral history of Adventure time
A lovely in-depth essay on / oral history of “Adventure Time,” by @mariabustillos.
adventuretime  tv  television  cartoon  history  animation 
4 days ago
Why selecting a new CMS will just not cut it | Acquia
I think my colleague can smell project failure in an RFP. A new CMS isn't going to fix your problems.
cms  cmf  business  from twitter_favs
5 days ago
xkcd: Heartbleed Explanation
Very good explanation of the HeartBleed SSL bug from XKCD:
xkcd  security  bug  software  ssl  https  from twitter
8 days ago
Tuning your Drupal database for data migration
Configuration options for better performing migrations.
drupal  migration  mysql  database  performance 
10 days ago
Two Monks Invent Medieval Art
MONK : how big are books
MONK : like half the size of a castle
MONK : wow ur good at this

Two monks invent art
funny  history  comedy  from twitter
12 days ago
Open Access Maps at The New York Public Library
More than 20,000 cartographic works as high resolution downloads
creativecommons  history  maps  mapping  geography  geodata  newyork  library 
12 days ago
Epic - Slinky on a Treadmill - YouTube
RT : Good morning! Here is a video of a slinky on a treadmill
funny  video  youtube  from twitter_favs
14 days ago
Street typography on Vimeo
A short film of two craftsmen at work. Happened to see them at work very early one morning and grabbed the camera. Street typography in action.
ifttt  vimeo  video 
16 days ago
Cyberthreat map
Threats and attacks in real time
network  www  sysadmin  threat  visualisation 
17 days ago
Licenses/NC - Definition of Free Cultural Works
Why you shouldn't use a CC license with a Non-Commercial clause. tl;dr, it prevents use by teachers and educators.
copyright  creativecommons  society  licensing 
19 days ago
healthtalkonline.org
Information on a range of illnesses and other health-related issues from people's real life experiences. A University of Oxford project.
medical  medicine  health  research 
20 days ago
PULP-O-MIZER: the custom pulp magazine cover generator
Pulp magazine cover generator, for all your pulp magazine cover generating needs.
art  design  magazine  pulp  retro  from twitter
22 days ago
Graph TV
Graph TV uses IMDb data to visualize episode ratings.
television  tv  visualisation  data 
23 days ago
The uncomfortable project
KK decided to create and design for all the wrong reasons. Vindictive and nasty? Or a helpful study of everyday objects?
The goal is to re-design useful objects making them uncomfortable but usable and maintain the semiotics of the original item.
art  design  funny  usability  affordability  userexperience 
23 days ago
Ill-Considered Choices: Coffee and its Effects on Feature Creep
Feature creep at its funniest. A simple chatbot to take team coffee orders ends up becoming a bank.
software  development  featurecreep  funny  from twitter
23 days ago
RegExr : Create & Test Regular Expressions
RegExr is an online tool to learn, build, & test Regular Expressions (RegEx / RegExp).
regularexpression  regex  code  tool  webdevelopment  programming 
23 days ago
Explain Git with D3
If you struggle with git, these animations of simple git operations using the D3 library might help:
git  versioncontrol  animation  d3  from twitter
24 days ago
Liquidapsive (Liqui-dap-sive)
Know the difference between static, fluid, responsive, and adaptive layouts? This demonstrates them all for you:
webdesign  webdevelopment  responsivedesign  mobileweb  from twitter_favs
25 days ago
Ramen Music
Hand-picks the best new tracks from independent & DIY
artists and delivers an online issues every 2 months.
music  independant  magazine 
29 days ago
How to create a User Story Map
A User Story Map allows you to see the big picture in your backlog and
It gives you a better tool for making decisions about grooming and prioritizing your backlog.
agile  webdevelopment  projectmanagement  scrum  backlog 
4 weeks ago
The new user story backlog is a map
Why the flat user story backlog doesn’t work, and how to build a better backlog that will help you more effectively explain your system, prioritize, and plan your releases.
agile  planning  scrum  projectmanagement  webdevelopment  process 
4 weeks ago
Lunar Lander
Having flashbacks to a misspent youth in arcades thanks to 's Lunar Lander
game  web  space  from twitter
4 weeks ago
Interviewly - Interviews with interesting people
Interviews with interesting people, pulled from Reddit, organized, and made prettier.
ama  interview  reddit  reading 
4 weeks ago
Researcher reveals how “Computer Geeks” replaced “Computer Girls”
Your periodic reminder that the stereotype of the antisocial male geek programmer was purposely built in the 1960s:
society  sexism  equality  femanism  history  from twitter_favs
5 weeks ago
arkOS
A project to help users self-host their websites, email, files and more.
web  software  privacy  from twitter_favs
5 weeks ago
Personal names around the world
If you've ever fretted over name fields in a form for international audiences, this isn't watertight, but it is good:
i18n  webdevelopment  forms  ethnographics  from twitter_favs
5 weeks ago
The Sweet Setup
Recommending the best apps for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
ios  ipad  iphone  mac  osx  software  reviews 
5 weeks ago
ngrok - secure introspectable tunnels to localhost
I want to securely expose a local web server to the internet and capture all traffic for detailed inspection and replay.
webdevelopment  networking  network  testing  sysadmin 
5 weeks ago
I, too, am Oxford.
I love this: "I, Too, Am Oxford" a self-organised photoshoot from students of colour at Oxford. /via
art  photography  oxford  study  from twitter
5 weeks ago
COST OF LIVING on Vimeo
Action/Comedy/Sci-Fi Written and Directed by BenDavid Grabinski Cast: Brandon Routh, Bret Harrison, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead http://www.foindustries.com Please play it loud. Preferably on headphones. Gracias.
ifttt  vimeo  video 
5 weeks ago
Dear Guy Who Just Made My Burrito
Came across this a while ago, still makes me laugh.
funny  food  burrito  rant 
6 weeks ago
Timeholes on Vimeo
In the year 2015 time travel has been invented, and like all new technologies it is abused by everyone Check out my Showreel at www.mallaby.co.uk Follow me on Twitter www.twitter.com/mallaby
ifttt  vimeo  video 
6 weeks ago
InlineManual.com
As devs we struggled with handing over website manuals.
worldwideweb  tool  web  webdevelopment  documentation  from twitter_favs
6 weeks ago
Shotkit
A peek inside the camera bags of professional photographers
camera  photography  geek 
6 weeks ago
Page Speed: How Soon Will Visitors See Your Content?
WebPageTest's useful Filmstrip View covered by . Huge insight on correlating network → perceived load:
webdevelopment  performance  sysadmin  network  from twitter_favs
6 weeks ago
RFP Library
Comprehensive resource on writing briefing documents and RFPs for non-profits looking for vendors
business  rfp  resource  projectmanagement  briefing  charity  nonprofit 
7 weeks ago
Mobile emulation - Chrome DevTools — Google Developers
Want to throttle your network condition to emulate slow 3G? Updated recommendations for Windows, Mac & Linux.
webdevelopment  networking  3g  bandwidth  from twitter_favs
7 weeks ago
We Don’t Sell Saddles Here — Medium
Stewart Butterfield's memo to the Tiny Speck team just before the launch of Slack.
business  culture  design  tinyspeck  slack 
7 weeks ago
Installable web apps - QuirksBlog
"The mobile browser “bookmark” function should become “install” and place an icon on the home screen. This icon starts up the web page or web app; likely from local memory." - Interesting point of view from PPK.
webapp  webdevelopment  application  mobile  mobileweb  userexperience 
8 weeks ago
Locating London's Past
Allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.
data  gis  geocoding  geodata  history  london  mapping  maps  geography 
8 weeks ago
The Web Credibility Project: Guidelines - Stanford University
10 guidelines for building the credibility of a web site based on three years of research including over 4,500 people.
credibility  reputation  webdesign  webdevelopment  usability  research 
8 weeks ago
Guardians of the Galaxy: Groot Featurette
Not according to Vin Diesel in October, just the one line, different ways:
from twitter
8 weeks ago
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