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Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Wake Up, Freak Out – then Get a Grip

This really isn’t about polar bears any more. At this very moment, the fate of civilization itself hangs in the balance.

Make sure you watch the animated short film.

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Formula 1 logo

Monday in Melbourne – Gallery

They’re coming. Not very far off now. I can almost hear the sound. I can feel the calm before the storm. Can you?

Saturday, 14 March 2009

McLaren admit performance shortfall

Well well well. This should certainly spice things up. Now we know for sure that McLaren weren’t trying to fool the others at the recent tests and are indeed facing issues with their aero package. It’ll be interesting to see which teams will be fighting for the win on the 29th. Testing times suggest Ferrari, BMW, Brawn GP and Toyota, but one can never be too sure.

Cities and Ambition

A city speaks to you mostly by accident—in things you see through windows, in conversations you overhear. It’s not something you have to seek out, but something you can’t turn off.

Paul Graham follower or not, this is a must read, for if you, like me, have lived in different places you’re sure to have heard the messages.

Friday, 13 March 2009


Cleans up a page so you can actually read the content instead of being distracted by all the surrounding noise. Take a look at an example to get a better idea.

Probably the most useful bookmarklet yet.

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Optimizing Your External Javascript References

Scott Schiller on how to avoid page load performance due to Javascript by making use of the HTML 5 defer attribute (and other methods).

Plugging into wind

A look at wind power generation around the world.

Friday, 6 March 2009

Brawn GP

The Honda F1 team is saved and will take part in the 2009 season as Brawn GP. I’m sure the entire F1 community is very happy about this because 18 would frankly have been too low a number for the number of cars on the grid.

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Good design in ten commandments

The ten commandments of the designer behind Braun – Dieter Rams. Also came across this great quote of his:

Things which are different in order simply to be different are seldom better, but that which is made to be better is almost always different.


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