a weblog by pb
Archive of Posts from November 2010
Noteworthy photos from Google Street View. [via rafe]
Greg White – In Depth: Svalbard
Pictures from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.
Nov 27th, 2010 at
Gloves that work with an iPhone. Great idea!
A Magical Childhood: What Should a 4 Year Old Know?
This post is a great antidote to all of the benchmark lists you see that tell you where your child should be. [via caterina]
Pro Webmasters : Is there any way to really ban people from a website?
Interesting discussion about different approaches to managing an online community.
Google Code Blog: HTML5, browsers, and books, twenty years later
A quick behind-the-scenes look at "20 Things I Learned about Browsers and the Web" that explains some of the unique features of HTML5.
20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web
Nicely designed "book" about the Web.
Nicolas Gallagher: Pure CSS GUI icons (experimental)
Interesting experiment that creates web icons with pure CSS.
Nov 19th, 2010 at
defective yeti on Facebook Email
yep, has comedy potential.
Take the First: Why Facebook badly needs Steve Jobs
"Without a Steve Jobs, Facebook is going to become the new Google. A technical powerhouse that can't build usable software, because the super-smart engineers have lost touch with real user problems."
Nov 16th, 2010 at
Incanto: Is OpenTable Worth it?
"...by permitting a third party to own and control access to the customer database, restaurants have unwittingly paid while giving away one of the crown jewels of their business, their customers."
Nov 15th, 2010 at
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