Archive of Posts from February 2012

February 29th, 2012

  • "I thought it would be interesting to produce a kind of personal encylopedia: each volume cataloguing the links for a whole year." Great idea, a physical copy of your Pinboard/Delicious links.
  • "After using all the UI richness available for such a long time to make beautiful and differentiated products, app designers have realized that the user's work, not their own, is the star of the show."

February 24th, 2012

February 23rd, 2012

February 16th, 2012

  • lia put together this record of a Twitter conversation about the current state of Flickr and photo-sharing in general. Depressing: "...nobody cares about lasting value anymore. it's all about what's going on right this second."
  • Sharing music one track at a time. This is a fun site.
  • This app is a good replacement for the cumbersome iTunes podcast manager. It downloads podcasts directly, no syncing required.

February 7th, 2012

  • Handy tool for cleaning up data in a CSV file or spreadsheet. Tasks like removing columns are a bit tedious, but GREL is an interesting way to transform data.

February 2nd, 2012

February 1st, 2012

  • Excellent thoughts on community moderation. "This is why community moderators have real power; they need that power to intervene, educate, and refocus the community's exuberance on more substantive content. People will fight you almost literally to the death over their right to be entertained, and to entertain others."
  • Hilarious gallery of terrifying horse mask pictures contributed by Amazon users. [via mlkshk]