Archive of Posts from June 2009

New Rig

New Rig

First Cherry Haul '09

First Cherry Haul '09
  • Nice little Mac menubar app that gives you more control over your computer fans.
  • "Nike has discovered that there's a magic number for a Nike+ user: five. If someone uploads only a couple of runs to the site, they might just be trying it out. But once they hit five runs, they're massively more likely to keep running and uploading data. At five runs, they've gotten hooked on what their data tells them about themselves." [via blackbeltjones]

Branded! With Lasers!

Branded! With Lasers!

My fancy work machine. Matt had it laser-etched in NYC. Here's the making of.

Newport

beach cliffs ship mural

Eugene Market

food tie dye carrots buskers
  • "TweetPsych uses two linguistic analysis algorithms (RID and LIWC) to build a psychological profile of a person based on the content of their tweets." Interesting analysis. What I don't like is that it was built by a "Social Media Scientist" who is probably using the results to find better ways to sell things.
  • Michal Migurski is doing some interesting tagging with delicious to tease out his friends' top subject areas.

Stainless

Stainless

Lynchian

Lynchian

Ticket Object

Ticket Object
  • Nice summary of Fuelly with a list of things to do once you sign up. I bet interest increases directly with gas prices.
  • Google's take on YSlow--Yahoo's excellent website performance analyzer. Not as polished as YSlow, but looks promising and includes some analysis that YSlow doesn't cover such as CSS efficiency and image compression.