Listable has a list of words it is not okay to ever say. I was going to post my own over here at some point, but I never got around to it. But here are my favorites: Convo Za (as in pizza) Webinar Lifestream Funnest Natch Vaycay Staycation And I’d like to add to that [...]
Monthly Archives: February 2009
So I finally gave in and participated in the latest Facebook rage: Randomly Generated Band/Album/Cover. Here’s how it works: Random Wikipedia article title is your band name. Last four words of the last quote of these 10 random quotes is your album name. The third picture on the last seven days page on Flickr is [...]
Helvetica: the face all print men are talking about. Print ad for Helvetica from 1966. [via Daring Fireball & blog.conigs]
I don’t know who was kind enough to bestow the Spidermug upon our workplace, but I am grateful: [Sidenote, I am trying out MacJournal to see if it’s useful. Seems nice, but lack of support for previewing, adjusting code, etc is a major pitfall for me. Also, it seems to not put posts under the [...]
Awesome bands/artists/musicians you probably haven’t heard of. Not a complete list by any means, but these artists have been cropping up a lot in my iTunes library lately. Bassnectar (dubstep/glitch/hip hop/IDM) Burial (dubstep) DJ? Acucrack (electronic) Mike Doughty (of former Soul Coughing) (alternative/indie) edIT (glitch/hip hop) Glitch Mob (glitch/hip hop) Modeselektor (electronic) Ratatat (electronic/post-rock) Simian [...]
Nic G handed me this image. That’s change I can get behind. This poster was designed by Tim Doyle and was said to have an 80-print run. However, that no longer seems to be the case. [via ICED blog, hat-tip to Nic G]
While I work with Adobe software daily, I can’t say I’m a fan of many of their choices. Adobe Updater is one of them. This pic was posted to Twitter a few days ago, thought I’d share it here. Originally on Twitpic.
So yesterday, I gave you a way to put duct tape over the sidebar in Facebook. But suppose you don’t want to go full-out like that. To be honest, I really don’t either. It was just a fun thing to do and I kept it up over the weekend… but what I really want to [...]
Two related, but separate observations and the names I’ve attached to them. Inverse Bridge Effect (Also, Rebel Syndrome) — wherein someone does something or makes a choice because everyone else is doing the opposite. Named from the motherly question “if everyone else jumped of a bridge, would you, too?” The inverse being “would you jump [...]
Facebook has officially updated it’s page. Facebook Duct Tape no longer works. If there is enough interest, I will write one for the new Facebook layout.