Oddities & Diversions: February 2008

February 20, 2008

An Event Apart, New Orleans discount!

An Event Apart New Orleans is fast approaching with a killer lineup of speakers. If you plan on attending, register with the discount code AEASTAN and you’ll save $50!

The Amazing Staircase

Staircase + bookcase = awesome.

Graphis ’57/58

Graphis Annual, lovely and illustrative design from 50 years ago, brought to you by the always wonderful Nonist.


Keming. noun. The result of improper kerning.

February 19, 2008

A List Apart: Issue 253

A List Apart: Issue 253, Jeremy Keith says version targeting in IE8 is all right but its default is all wrong. Jeffrey Zeldman says the default seems wrong but is actually right. Read, discuss, decide.

February 9, 2008

Practice Trumpet Everyday

Never Go To Work, a video from They Might Be Giants latest, Here Come the 123s. Gotta love those puppets.

Shake it like a...

Polaroid Abandons Instant Photography, hopefully someone with license the technology and keep things going.

February 5, 2008

A List Apart: Issue 252

A List Apart: Issue 252, Keep your markup clean with DOM scripting and learn to play nice in the long hallway. Articles by Alex Bischoff and Jonathan Follett.

February 4, 2008

The Mountain Goats do Super Tuesday

Get in the votin’ mood for tomorrow with a Mountain Goats song penned specially for Super Tuesday, Down to the Ark.

Presidential Websites

Is Obama a Mac and Clinton a PC?, NY Times article comparing the design choices of the Clinton and Obama websites. (I was interviewed for the article, though most of what I said was taken out of context to support the Mac/PC premise.)