Design-as-development for the new client, and lots of Pepys.
Erwtenpeller - War of the Worlds - SoundCloud
“A dubstep mix retelling Jeff Wayne’s musical version of war of the worlds, sampling the original narratives by Richard Burton, Phil Lynott and David Essex.” I keep wanting to hear Jeff Wayne’s music but this is very good. (via Meg)
Chad Dickerson on how to grow while maintaining a startup culture. Hire well, IRC, deploy very frequently, experiment, love engineers, external transparency, embrace failure. (via Waxy)
10 Things I Learned from the jQuery Source « Paul Irish
I generally dislike screencasts — seems like an inefficient way to deliver information about code — but this was pretty good.
Confessions of a Tea Party Casualty | Mother Jones
Fascinating to read about the “tea party-isation” of the Republican party, with more reasonable office-holders running scared. Scary, but fascinating. (via Daring Fireball)
Twist in the sale as Whitecross Street shops go for £3.5m | Islington Tribune
Those derelict shops/flats on Whitecross Street have been sold at auction.
@tomskitomski Y. a. y!
If I was to read only one high-signal, low-noise site/blog/whatever for NFL news, what would it be?
Aha... got a cycle hire bike without a jammed front wheel and it was much easier! Also remembered it wasn't a fixie and I could coast. SOLD!
Two men in a coffeeshop discuss the weirdness of the lack of privacy online, then proceed to have a loud row about their relationship.
First cycle-hire use: low geared, really tiring. Maybe I just need to slow down. It's still wonderful though.
@suegyford You are truly an Edinburgh local! :)
@spaceboy Have you only got rid of half the body!? What bad timing!
@mildlydiverting A Facebook "Like" button is one thing, but they also need a Facebook "This is PR gibberish" button. "Cool"? Idiots.