Self-publishing, publish-on-demand magazines. Send a PDF, and they handle printing, delivery, subscriptions, etc. Seems such an obvious idea now Derek Powazek and co have done this. (via Daring Fireball)
Slides: Professional Frontend Engineering | Nate Koechley’s Blog
A presentation that nicely describes a role that is close to some of what I do. Interesting to see new (in a larger scale) roles become identified and solidified. (via Infovore)
Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds
Lets you create tag clouds that are much more lovely than the usual. (via Blackbelt Jones)
Allows people to collaborate on researching their family’s genealogy. Nice idea, but looks pretty ugly and confusing.
Bottle Tracker - Baby Tracker Software by Trixie Tracker
Anything this obsessive makes me feel much more relaxed about my levels of personal quantification. (via Kevin Kelly)
285 - London’s Lost Rivers « Strange Maps
Idea for public art project: Brass markings on roads, pavements, buildings, etc. that mark the path of the rivers that are now hidden. (via Ted Mills)
Amazon.com: “Revolutions and State Collapse”
I love this Listmania list, especially the first part of it with comments. Saw it ages ago but didn’t save it at the time.
Turning from one work project that won't die to another work project that won't die. Outside looks nice.
Scriptin then rehearsing gone well so far. Enjoying a few minutes sitting outside doing nothing before more.