People are partly made of pond scum →
Emerging research shows that bacteria have powers to engineer the environment, to communicate and to affect human well-being. They may even think.
All About Polymorphics (1959) →
Simon Ramo’s concept of “polymorphic” computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet.
US commute patterns viewer →
Overlays Google Maps with commuter data
Jax Vineyards full page slider →
takes the standard sliding gallery to the next level by animating across the entire page. Let’s create a similar effect using jQuery.
The Creative internet (106 things) →
A best of… the internet. All the usual suspects collected in one nice presentation.
The Exciting World of South Korean Protests →
For a country of about 50 million people, there are a lot of protests in South Korea. With a national average of 11,000 public protests a year, the average South Korean riot policeman is mobilized to contain 85 demonstrations a year. While the majority of such protests are probably pretty standard affairs involving marching, shouting, and possibly some violent clashes between protesters and...
The question of whether to use memcache or APC, depends entirely on your...– Vito Chin, Understanding APC
IE9, pinned sites and the taskbar →
IE9 allows developers to define how a site interacts with Windows 7 taskbar. Not clear what crossdomain support constraints there are. Feels a bit slapdash. Kroc Camen argues they have done it all wrong and should be using the <menu> element. Have to agree.