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10 April 2012

Writing

  1. Doors with no handles

    “…the Volkspolizei would come through the doors, drag the Gruftis and Autonomen into the East, rough them up and throw them back out.”

Comments posted on other sites

  1. Flickr Dad Announcement | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Happy Birthday Ben’s Dad!

Links

  1. Why the New Aesthetic isn’t about 8bit retro, the Robot Readable World, computer vision and pirates

    Rev. Dan Catt on the distinction between computer graphics and computer vision, as regards the New Aesthetic. A good distinction.

  2. Caine’s Arcade on Vimeo

    Lovely. Tears of happiness by the second half. (via Kottke)

  3. Authenticity/Access | One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age

    On how historical web pages (such as Geocities) appear differently now, even if you have all the original assets. eg, browser rendering, text anti-aliasing, MIDI audio, screen resolutions, etc.

Tweets

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @phl 'Damsels in Distress' whitstillman.org/films/damsels-…

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    Having read 40 reviews of the same movie over recent months I can only say: we don’t need this many film reviewers.

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    @infovore I really resisted switching from Safari because there were lots of things I liked. I am now equally attached to Chrome.

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    @spaceboy Yes you’re only allowed to smoke toddlers in the open air these days. A shame in a way, but the smell did linger in one’s clothes.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    “We could run a cable across the bunting…”

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @revdancatt Ooh, me too! My current one’s been going way too long. I’m nervous.

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    @antimega Ha, I nearly typed “peril sensitive”.

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    @antimega Ah, assuming I’d want my sunglasses to be opaque. Still, maybe, one day.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @antimega Ooh I really want prescription glasses that change to sunglasses at a touch. Rather than photochromatic lenses. This looks closer…

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    @antimega Fad Café.

  • Liked tweets

  • thewritertype’s avatar

    100 years ago a culture of denial drove the Titanic into an iceberg. But luckily all the icebergs are now melting, for some reason.