Oddities & Diversions: February 2006

February 27, 2006

Bouncy Bouncy

Bouncy Bouncy. Don’t let the fact that I’m gigling like a child fool you, the Shock Absorber line of bras has a nice site.

February 23, 2006

Content Injection in Flash with XHTML and sIFR

Content Injection in Flash with XHTML and sIFR. Passes content to a sIFR-like script as XML, which results in faster load times and the ability to parse more text while keeping all the content in the XHTML source. Badass.

February 22, 2006

Vassar College seeks Web Designer

Vassar College is looking for a Web Designer.

February 17, 2006

U of Pitt job Openings

The University of Pittsburgh is looking for web developers (2 to be exact). If you are interested, drop me a line and I will forward you the contact details.

February 16, 2006


According to NY Mag, ALA one of the 50 most linked-to blogs (#34)


Dan Mall continues his Flash Course series with part 2: The Timeline

February 15, 2006

Ma.gnolia launches

New social bookmarking site Ma.gnolia launches! (design by Happy Cog)

Camino 1.0

Light and fast Mozilla-based Mac browser Camino 1.0 released.

February 14, 2006


More camera love, TrekPod is a walking staff and a monopod/tripod. Hot damn! (via Rob)


Gorillapod, an adaptable camera tripod. Great idea!

A List Apart: Issue 212

A List Apart: Issue 212, Kiss kiss, bang bang: who’s first in your hearts, who’s going to be the first against the wall. We asked what you love and hate about the web. Your answers created this Valentine’s Day issue. We love not having to do the writing ourselves.

February 10, 2006

In acquisition news...

Getty Images buys iStockPhoto.com for $50 million. Whoa, that’s a lot of scratch. I really hope this doesn’t spoil the best damn stock site around (that being iStockPhoto.com).

February 7, 2006

10 steps

Great pixel art tutorial from Derek Yu.

Flash Course 1

Flash Course 1: Intro to Flash, Dan Mall starts a series on Flash. First up, a refresher. I’m really looking forward to where this goes.

February 6, 2006

Dominey speaking

Todd Dominey to speak at An Event Apart in Atlanta this April.

Five Simple Steps to Typesetting on the web: Dashes

Five Simple Steps to Typesetting on the web: Dashes

Overheard 02

InkFinger: Overheard 02, interpreting overheard dialogue. Sutter captures the moment perfectly.

February 3, 2006

Stopping Flagrant Piracy of Mint

Stopping Flagrant Piracy of Mint. Arrr! Lend Inman a hand, mateys!

Two Dudes

Two Dudes, because there’s always room for another animation making fun of me. Thanks Bandy, this already looks awesome :D

February 1, 2006


The ExpressionEngine $15,000 Shootout has just opened! I will be helping out with the judging along with some other fine folks. so if you’ve got a site (yes, even client work) running on EE, head over there and submit it!