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28 June 2010

Writing

  1. Week 366

    Still struggling with animation and swiping on Today’s Guardian.

Comments posted on other sites

  1. The arrow of WordPress time « Jon Udell

    Interesting to see the issues you’ve wrestled with. Although Movable Type works well with very old…

Links

  1. The arrow of WordPress time « Jon Udell

    On trying to do something a little Pepys’ Diary-esque using a standard WordPress.com site.

  2. Into The Abyss: Teal and Orange - Hollywood, Please Stop the Madness

    Fun look at how so many Hollywood films use very similar computer-adjusted colour palettes these days. (via @matlock)

  3. CSS for iPhone 4 (Retina display) « Thomas Maier – web & communication designer

    Including CSS only for devices with the iPhone 4’s pixel resolution. (This is all getting more complex than all that copying with NS4, IE5, Mac IE5, etc, etc.) (via Daring Fireball)

  4. LRB · Charles Nicholl · ‘A Naughty House’

    Entertaining account of some early 17th century people and places around Whitecross Street, St John Street, Barbican.

Tweets

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Maybe a ZX Spectrum 128 style heatsink bolted onto one side of my body would do.

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    Hoping my next upgrade has an internal fan.

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    @megpickard When I was little my mum would get "three rings" when I was heading home from a neighbour's house. "Missed call" modern version?

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    @blech I use ems for all font sizes and vertical measurements and pixels for horizontal (on fixed-width sites). Seems to work alright.

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    @blech But I know what you mean. Different device resolutions + different pixel densities is making this all stupidly complicated.

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    @blech I still measure widths in pixels. And iPhone enlarges some fonts etc so I expect there'll be iPhone 4 specifics needed sometimes.

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    @chrislunch I also need to work on knowing smirks, snogging younger ladies, making jaunty wisecracks, looking dapper and rugged.

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    Drinking a Nespresso, feeling exactly like George Clooney. If George Clooney was a front-end developer with 49 tickets to resolve.

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    I never check "Send me marketing email" boxes. And yet I'm forever unsubscribing from marketing email from companies I've had contact with.

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    Quietly applauding passive aggressive emails. But not in a manner that would cause a fuss.