Links from February 2015
- Links for Sunday 1 February 2015
- A way to create an archived copy of a page for citation purposes. T&Cs say "WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR UNDERTAKINGS AS TO PERMANENCE OR THE DURATION OF PRESERVATION." Brilliant.
- What the Web Said Yesterday - The New Yorker
- On the Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, and attempts to archive the web in general.
- Time Travel
- Search for a URL and a date and this aggregates results from lots of different web archives.
- Links for Friday 6 February 2015
- Brutalist tower block paper cut-out models, with a set of London buildings. (via @cityofsound)
- Links for Sunday 8 February 2015
- All My Blogs Are Dead - The Awl
- A writer on all the blogs and news sites he's written for which no longer exist online. Paper magazines and newspapers ultimately have greater longevity. (via Waxy)
- Links for Monday 9 February 2015
- Best Work Backpack Finalists :: Third Annual Carry Awards
- Some nice-looking backpacks there, which don't look like you're about to go hiking.
- A guy in Belgium who makes his own shirts, trousers, jackets. (via Put This On)
- Learning to Make Your Own Clothes, Part Two
- Tips and resources from two men who make their own clothes.
- Links for Tuesday 10 February 2015
- Waffle.io · Work Better on GitHub Issues
- A nice columnlar front-end on to GitHub issues. Free for public repos.
- "I'm on a mission to design and create my entire wardrobe from scratch. It’s going to take a while." Also, bags.
- Male pattern boldness
- "I started sewing in 2009 and today make all my own clothes using mainly vintage patterns and vintage sewing machines."
- Links for Thursday 12 February 2015
- How to Write a Book in Three Days: Lessons from Michael Moorcock | Wet Asphalt
- I spent a lot of teenage time reading these books. (via Boing Boing via Interconnected)
- Links for Saturday 14 February 2015
- Handmade Leather Bags - Personally Hand Made by Henry Tomkins
- Made in Exeter, can be customised.
- Links for Sunday 15 February 2015
- Home - Annotator - Annotating the Web
- Links for Monday 16 February 2015
- A Year of Reflection — Today’s Office — Medium
- Jan Chipchase on design studios, taking risks, his year of "creat[ing] the minimum viable process and infrastructure to be able to take on challenging projects that can have significant impact, and do good work." (via @cityofsound)
- Links for Sunday 22 February 2015
- Hardware by the Numbers (Part 1: Team + Prototyping) — Medium
- Four parts. I'm not overly fascinated by making hardware, but enjoy reading general starting/growing-a-business experience, even if it's focused on making a business with the aim of exiting. (via Tom Taylor)
- Shoegaze: An Oral History
- What it says. Not *hugely* interesting to be honest.
- Links for Monday 23 February 2015
- There’s nothing sinister about Guardian stories going missing online | Open door | Comment is free | The Guardian
- A bug in the automated rights system led to a lot of articles disappearing. Another one for the "transitory nature of the web" file.
- requires.io | Monitor your dependencies
- "Monitors the requirements of your project and notify you whenever a dependency is outdated." (via @mrchrisadams)
- "Parses your project's dependencies and notifies you when new versions are released or they need to be updated." For python, ruby, node, php, etc. (via @dracos)
- Links for Tuesday 24 February 2015
- The Entrant’s Guide to The Automobile Industry | Asymco
- Fascinating to realise quite how different the (mainly) US car industry is to so many other more dynamic, less consolidated ones. (via Daring Fireball)
- How to save a web page to the Internet Archive
- Bookmarklet and Chrome extension. (via @textfiles)
- Links for Friday 27 February 2015
- Development Aesthetics
- Relentless images of and comment on the hoardings surrounding new developments, mostly in London.
- How we manage design work in Pivotal Tracker - Pivotal Tracker
- How Pivotal Labs use Pivotal Tracker to manage design work, as opposed to development work, in an agile process (much of it isn't specific to Pivotal Tracker). (via @antimega)