Telegraph: How to be funny
this articles dissects the art of comedy and distills it down to a few "joke templates". [via
filed under: science, joke, psychology
whitney music box
"a musical realization of the motion graphics of john whitney as described in his book 'digital harmony'." By Jim Bumgardner. Play with the hand crank!
filed under: art, design, flash, hacks, music, visualization
KrazyDad: Fantabulous Flickr Friday
Flickr Hacks co-author Jim Bumgardner recently spoke at Yahoo about the visual and audio hacks he plays around with. I hope Yahoo releases audio of his talk.
filed under: conferences, hacks
Mother Jones: Is Google Evil?
filed under: google, ethics, privacy, security
IDEA Conference Blog: Audio and some slides
some of the presentations from the IDEA conference are available now
filed under: conferences, design, mp3
WorldChanging: Help Us Hack the Publishing System!
I already ordered the book. (It arrived today, yay!) But I'd be ordering on Nov. 1st with others if I hadn't. [via
filed under: amazon, marketing, hacks
, 2006, 6:45 pm