Blogs

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Bookmarks for July 28th through July 29th
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 July 28th from 10:56 to 13:14: Aaron Beck: CARBON – yes please [ [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Monday 28 July 2014

Bookmarks for July 26th through July 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 July 26th from 10:10 to 19:40: Why Google Killed Your Favorite Feature [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Sunday 27 July 2014

I’ve said this before…
…but boy, does Yosemite look better on a retina display than a non-retina one. Which leads me to wonder just how long it will be before we have bigger (much bigger) retina displays than those currently available.  Technovia
A few days with Android Wear
Android Wear has had plenty of coverage, some of it good, some of it less enthusiastic. The commentary I’ve found most interesting has been around the approach Google has taken of making the wrist a place to get alerts, rather than somewhere which [...] Technovia

Saturday 26 July 2014

Bookmarks for July 25th through July 26th
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 July 25th from 20:56 to 08:43: Edge.org – As someone who just [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for July 24th through July 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 July 24th from 21:57 to 19:16: How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Friday 25 July 2014

Bookmarks for July 24th from 16:25 to 21:55
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 July 24th from 16:25 to 21:55: Burger King Is Run by Children – [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Thursday 24 July 2014

Bookmarks for July 23rd through July 24th
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 July 23rd from 17:15 to 10:23: Televisual | NEWS & COMMENTS &# [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Mappiness development
In the previous post I wrote about the chart for analysing Mappiness app data I made. In this post I’ll write about the process of making it. It’s like a director’s commentary! Read more... Phil Gyford
Mappiness chart
Mappiness is a free iPhone app that helps you manually track your happiness, relaxedness and awakeness in different situations over time. I’ve made a tool that helps users examine their data more closely (or you can try it out with random [...] Phil Gyford

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Bookmarks for July 22nd through July 23rd
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 July 22nd from 21:01 to 12:21: AimlesslyChasingAmy » How I Lost My [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Early renders from ‘consume’ a new digital art...
Early renders from ‘consume’ a new digital art work.  Mostly This
Digital Revolution - a mixed bag of mostly amazing retro tech...
Digital Revolution - a mixed bag of mostly amazing retro tech and the latest digital art installation. well worth a trip - its quite a journey though the last 30 or so years - then and immersive experience - at the Barbican until September 14th. Mostly This
Bookmarks for July 22nd from 11:58 to 18:22
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 July 22nd from 11:58 to 18:22: Comcast Memo: Rep From “Painful&# [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Links

Wednesday 30 July 2014

The Marvel Superhero You've Never Heard Of And His 1.3 Million Twitter Followers | Fast Company | Business Innovation
Interesting tips on running good insider twitter accounts. Kim
A Swarm of Angels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kim
The country that wouldn't grow upIsrael News - Haaretz Israeli News source
By the age of 58 a country - like a man - should have achieved a certain maturity. After nearly six decades of existence we know, for good and for bad, who we are, what we have done and how we appear to others, warts and all. July 30, 2014 at 09: [...] Kim

Tuesday 29 July 2014

The history of information
This timeline of the history of information has some outstanding rabbit-holes: multiple entries on the history of magnetic card readers, Plimpton 322 (a cuneiform tablet called "the most famous original document of Babylonian mathematics"), and a [...] Kim
Unseen War - YouTube
In our final episode, Unseen War, we change the angle slightly and explore the physical, moral and political invisibility of US drone strikes in Pakistan. We speak to journalists, activists and experts inside and outside of Pakistan about the [...] Kim
cdn02.mindtheproduct.com
July 29, 2014 at 09:32PM via Pocket Kim
The Checklist Manifesto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Checklist Manifesto is a 2009 non-fiction book by Atul Gawande. It was released on December 22, 2009 through Metropolitan Books and focuses on the usage of checklists in relation to several different elements of daily and professional life. [...] Kim
2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors Survey & Correlation Data - Moz
Kim
How Design Principles Help You Make Design Decisions - Vanseo Design
Kim
Breaking Design Principles on Purpose | Design Shack
Kim
Learning from The Elders: Crowdfunding, Transmedia, and Documentary | In Media Res
"First, although crowdfunding pitches have often been criticizing for turning filmmakers into self-marketers, Hansen’s project illustrates how these appeals can be seamlessly integrated into the broader storyworld of the film, whether a documentary [...] Kim
Crowdfunded transmedia project “Moneyocracy” to document U.S. politics and 2012 election | Innovative Interactivity (II)
Kim
Crowdfunding transmedia projects - input needed
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Game of Thrones - The New Yorker
About the design of aeroplane seats. Interesting. The firm it focuses on is on Worship Street on the Shoreditch/City borders. Phil Gyford
The Disruption Machine - The New Yorker
Taking apart Christensen's 'The Innovator's Dilemma' and everything that goes with it. Very good. Phil Gyford
How Chipotle transformed itself by upending its approach to management – Quartz
I don't know why I love articles about the management of restaurants, and restaurant chains, so much. Phil Gyford
Pre to postmortem: the inside story of the death of Palm and webOS | The Verge
I love this kind of thing, looks at the success and/or failure of technology platforms and products from the inside. Phil Gyford
A Brief History of Money - IEEE Spectrum
Seemed like a good overview. Phil Gyford
The Case for Reparations - The Atlantic
This was good. More about the case for having a discussion about the case for reparations. It was more affecting to me than, say, 'Twelve Years a Slave', which was too easily put in the "that's just history" or "one person's experience" buckets. Phil Gyford
Paddington Bear - Please look after this bear - YouTube
Paddington Bear - Please look after this bear // Paddingtonbeartoons Kim

Monday 28 July 2014

Debunking Israel's 11 Main Myths About Gaza, Hamas and War Crimes | Mehdi Hasan
Dotcode
CSS Triggers...
Dotcode
QuantumBlack Visual Analytics Limited
"We're a creative data science agency." Dataviz type stuff. London. Phil Gyford

Sunday 27 July 2014

North Sentinel Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uncontacted tribes Kim

Saturday 26 July 2014

Skyrim: Thomas the Tank Engine, Really Useful World Eater - YouTube
Skyrim: Thomas the Tank Engine, Really Useful World Eater // Softonic in English Kim

Friday 25 July 2014

Manifesto for Half-Arsed Agile Software Development
Responding to change over following a plan provided a detailed plan is in place to respond to the change, and it is followed precisely That is, while the items on the left sound nice in theory, we’re an enterprise company, and there’s no way we’re [...] Kim

Thursday 24 July 2014

The Brick Moon by Edward Everett Hale and Adam Roberts - Jurassic London
The Brick Moon (1869) is a lost classic of Victorian SF - the first tale to imagine the launch of an artificial satellite. As such, it is the perfect fictional pairing with Stars to Satellites and Longitude Punk'd, new exhibitions at the Royal [...] Kim
Pubstandards.pdf
A chart showing the movement of people in London's Pub Standards community from one company to another. I was looking for this and couldn't find it and now it's here. Phil Gyford
Ethereum - Art Is... - robmyers.org
"The contract allows the statements to be edited but it costs progressively more to do so: the first costs 10 Wei, the third costs 1000 and so on. This ensures that art theorists place a value on their definition, thereby indicating how confident [...] Kim
Bill Drummond's 10 Commandments of Art | Culture | The Guardian
Art Listicle Kim
Roughtype | Freelance Digital Design | London & Brighton
Roughtype is the design portfolio of award-winning digital designer, Ollie Aplin. I’m now Creative Director & Co-founder of Magnetic Zero. Kim
PeterSmart
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Wednesday 23 July 2014

10,000-developer survey: 2% of coders split staggering 54% of all app revenue | VentureBeat | Dev | by John Koetsier
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Leaving Toxic Open Source Communities, by Anonymous Author | Model View Culture
Trigger Warning: Discussion of depression and emotional abuse. The email began by telling me I was being "too emotional". July 23, 2014 at 06:36AM via Pocket Kim
The studio that made Tony Hawk's Pro Skater closed, here's its billion-dollar story | Polygon
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