Design for Community: Essay: Killing the biggest myth of web design <-- click here, please. [via Zeldman]
Untold History - The Untold Stories of Software Innovation - featuring the story of Flash as told by its inventor. [via interconnected]
Interesting iconic labeling system going on at 'Top Ten Conservative Idiots' - check the little icons next to each of the names.
My copy of The Art of Looking Sideways arrived yesterday, an amazing 1000+ page book filled with all sorts of neat artworks, observations, anecdotes... At the publisher's site, you can watch the author explain what the book is about (click the 'View Video' link).
(Much thanks to inflight correction where I first saw the book mentioned.)
- Het beste van nl.taal
- A Collection of Word Oddities and Trivia
- Letters en cijfers
Update: these were all found while searching Google for 'angstschreeuw' (Dutch word with 8 consecutive consonants). And 'Verspreeksgezegswijzen' (part of the 3rd site) is my current favourite page of the whole internet. ^_^
dithered.com: a parable.
From last weeks AWADmail:
"[...]This was the headline to an article that announced that Michael Foot (left wing MP in UK) was to lead a group looking at nuclear disarmament: "Foot Heads Arms Body"."
Some interesting reading at gard.scriba.org.
'Web advertisers need lessons in how to behave', says page with popup and big ugly Flash-ad disrupting the flow of text.
scottandrew sure has some cool dreams...