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1 May 2013

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  1. David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

    Old maps overlaid on their modern Google Maps. I want to add something like this, using a 17th-ish century map of London, to the Pepys site. Somehow. (via Kottke)

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    @denisewilton “I don’t know”

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    @tomcoates Isn’t it. So obviously designed so they can say “we did some consultation and the response was favourable”.

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    @dracos @tomcoates It’s tricky to laboriously point out boring pedantry without boring pedantry.

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    *Terrible* survey about the Southbank Centre’s redevelopment: snapsurveys.com/swh/surveylogi… “We plan to do amazing things. Do you agree?”

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    @dracos There’s always someone ready to pedantically correct any pedantry if you look hard enough.

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    @alicebartlett Yeah, but I criticise others’ use of English only to distract from my currently woeful coding.

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    It’s only Wednesday and this office has already had misuse of “less” vs “fewer”, and now a “peak” vs “peek” error. Come on, STANDARDS!

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    @revdancatt Yeah, so annoying. d3 might require re-engineering your brain, but at least it has plenty of docs to help you do so.

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    “Here’s a really simple JavaScript library for drawing graphs. Here are examples. But no documentation.” Every “simple” JS graph lib ever.