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xkcd: Infrastructures
"Do you see this? It's the world's tiniest open-source violin." Yes.
xkcd  opensource  comic  privacy 
may 2010 by infovore
Hyperbole and a Half: The Alot is Better Than You at Everything
"The Alot is an imaginary creature that I made up to help me deal with my compulsive need to correct other people's grammar.  It kind of looks like a cross between a bear, a yak and a pug, and it has provided hours of entertainment for me in a situation where I'd normally be left feeling angry and disillusioned with the world." Lovely. I would like an alot of my own one day.
comic  alot  grammar  english  funny  imaginarycreatures 
april 2010 by infovore
xkcd - Spirit
"Maybe if I do a good enough job, they'll let me come home." Jesus, this is not far from making me tear up. I really need to do something about my sympathy-for-small-robots thing.
xkcd  comic  mars  space  rover  sad 
january 2010 by infovore
The Singles Club (preview) - Phonogram
"The time comes again. Here’s the first five pages from the first issues of PHONOGRAM: THE SINGLES CLUB. Not only that, but we include seven sample B-side pages, plus a little introduction about what they’re all about, like." Looking jolly good, and am rather excited by the B-sides.
phonogram  comics  music  comic 
october 2008 by infovore
xkcd - A Webcomic - Height
I don't normally link to XKCD, simply because it would become repetitive... but "Height" is really lovely.
science  visualisation  comic  xkcd  scale  space  altitude 
september 2008 by infovore
"The Curious Job of Kevin Cornell" - A classic Bearskinrug Article.
Kevin Cornell has been working on a graphic novel adapatation of "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button".
fscotfitzgerald  kevincornell  comic  graphicnovel 
august 2008 by infovore
Running for Office: It's Like A Flamewar with a Forum Troll, but with an Eventual Winner
"My name is Sean Tevis [photo]. I'm an Information Architect in Kansas running for State Representative. I’ve decided to “retire” my current State Representative. I'm going to win." Bold. He might just Howard Dean on us, but he deserves $9.
politics  america  kansas  representations  crowds  comic 
july 2008 by infovore
bookofjoe: 'How Grandma Sees the Remote' — by Roz Chast
A nice reminder about the perception of interfaces (as opposed to the reality).
usability  interaction  userexperience  design  comic  cartoon  funny  psychology  interface 
june 2008 by infovore
Peanuts, by Charles Bukowski
What it says on the tin. Delightful. "You’re a piece of work, Charlie Branaski... you try to fly your kite, you play baseball, you drink all night and you’re lousy at all of it."
comics  bukowski  peanuts  comic  literature  humour  parody 
august 2007 by infovore
Toothpaste for Dinner: MyPal
"Send/receive funds in exchange for friendship!"
humour  comic  paypal  myspace  friendship  socialsoftware  daft 
january 2007 by infovore
Phonogram
Kieron Gillen goes to work on what looks like a cross between Quadrophenia, Hellblazer, and the best of Plan B. Can't wait.
comic  pop  music 
march 2006 by infovore

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