Blogs

Tuesday 2 September 2014

Bookmarks for September 1st from 08:42 to 21:53
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for September 1st from 08:42 to 21:53: John Maeda on Twitter: Wow! http://t [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Monday 1 September 2014

Bookmarks for August 31st from 15:06 to 21:04
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 31st from 15:06 to 21:04: Cambridge Mace’s Lane Middle [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Sunday 31 August 2014

Bookmarks for August 29th through August 31st
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 29th from 19:21 to 13:23: TidBITS: FunBITS: Bears in Boats [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Stuff I’ve found interesting this week – 31 August
Technology Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media. The prodigy writes a long and very interesting look at Apple PR and the way it works. My own experience of Apple PR is more or less a decade out of date, but a lot [...] Technovia

Saturday 30 August 2014

Bookmarks for August 29th from 00:50 to 16:16
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 29th from 00:50 to 16:16: ‘Christians are just healthier&# [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Friday 29 August 2014

Bookmarks for August 27th through August 28th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 27th from 18:25 to 21:42: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Virtual [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Bookmarks for August 26th through August 27th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 26th from 10:19 to 07:40: The Investigators: Dashcam video [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Bookmarks for August 24th through August 25th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for August 24th from 10:37 to 22:40: Our future government will work more [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Wait a second, what am I paying journalists for?
The Indie gets all overexcited about some pictures of the “iPhone 6”. Only one problem… Update: Eagle-eyed readers have pointed out that the image posted by China Telecom is concept art rather than leaked promotional material. The picture [...] Technovia

Links

Tuesday 2 September 2014

Stewarding Early Space Data: An Interview with Emily Frieda Shaw | The Signal: Digital Preservation
Awesome. Awesome. Kim
Limits to Growth was right. New research shows we're nearing collapse | Cathy Alexander and Graham Turner | Comment is free | theguardian.com
The "Business As Usual" scenario is looking accurate, 42 years on, although we haven't yet seen if we reach the turning points, which will be the real (unpleasant) test. (via @agpublic) Phil Gyford

Monday 1 September 2014

Extract Images and HTML from the Safari cache folder
Can expand old Mac IE WAFF web page archive files, among other things. (via @mildlydiverting) Phil Gyford
CSS Guidelines (2.1.3) – High-level advice and guidelines for writing sane, manageable, scalable CSS
An extensive styleguide for writing CSS by Harry Roberts. (via @mattpointblank) Phil Gyford

Sunday 31 August 2014

The Online Photographer: Finally, I Get To Say THANK YOU
This brought happy tears to my eyes. A nice guy moving to a bigger house, with better office space, because he works hard on a good blog. Phil Gyford
Barbican - Wall & Floor Tiles | Fired Earth
A tile range named after the Barbican with styles named after local streets. Note: All Barbican flats must (officially) be carpeted. Phil Gyford
Barbican: A Unique Walled City Within The City | gail borthwick - Academia.edu (PDF)
A dissertation (no idea what for) about the Barbican. Some good history and old plans, photos, etc. Phil Gyford
Medium’s CSS is actually pretty f***ing good. — Medium
On creating Medium's CSS style guide. Really good. I'd love to read more things like this. (via Tom Taylor) Phil Gyford

Saturday 30 August 2014

Jared Spool's answer to What is the current market hourly rate (contract) for a great designer who can design (visual/ux/product) and develop award-winning user interfaces? - Quora
"…you're looking for someone who is such an outlier in the industry that you'll pay whatever rate they demand." (via Stellar) Phil Gyford
The Real Harlem by Darryl Pinckney | The New York Review of Books
On the changing faces of Harlem over the decades. Gentrification etc, how it's never a clear, simple phenomenon. Phil Gyford
A Passage from Hong Kong by Maya Jasanoff | The New York Review of Books
About shipping containers, the ships and a journey on one of the ships. A good read. Phil Gyford
Turkey Goes Out of Control by Christopher de Bellaigue | The New York Review of Books
I've vaguely followed news stories about Turkey but had somehow missed Gülen and his apparently vast, behind-the-scenes, apparently cult-like following. Phil Gyford
Dan Golding — The End of Gamers
This change in gaming seems long and slow and so I'm just picking out this one article to save as an almost arbitrary, but appropriately titled, marker for when gaming, and gamers, changed, (via @GreatDismal) Phil Gyford
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk
In Cambridge, UK, horizon scanning for high impact, low probability events. (via the Guardian) Phil Gyford

Friday 29 August 2014

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Flickr Favourite: FarewellAnnie by feralibix Kim
At Brennan & Carr, Bank on the Hot Beef and ‘the Broth’ - NYTimes.com
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The Toy Industry Gets its Hands Dirty - and Not in a Good Way. - Global Toy News
"Bribery, envelopes of cash, and favors are rampant in the toy industry" Alice

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Welcome to User Research Methods Wiki - userresearchmethods.hackpad.com
Kim
userresearchmethods
User Research Methods Wiki (a prototype for gov.uk handbook) Kim

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Microaggression and Management — about work — Medium
Some of the common things managers might do that reinforce inequality and hierarchy. (Not that I've experienced much of this, thankfully.) Phil Gyford
SpeedCurve: Monitor front-end performance
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Choosing technology — Government Service Design Manual
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Share Mouse and Keyboard with multiple Computers
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ShortcutFoo
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