Links tagged with “time”
Tecznts - The construction of “Big Ben” in London in 1859…
If you rely on Big Ben to set your timepieces - and who doesn’t? - this 1875 map shows you how to adjust for the delay of the sound reaching you, depending on where you are in London. So good.
Boiling Spacetime: How Time Works In The Graphic Novel
Warren Ellis: “You can make time run so fast that the reader thinks that your comic has been injected into their eyeball, or so slow and heavy that the reader feels like you’ve boiled a doorstop novel into some condensed informational substrate.”
The Online Photographer: Old TIME, New TIME
A nice comparison of two copies of Time magazine, from 1968 and today.
Timeline twins, music and movies
I keep thinking about this old post. I must be getting old. “Listening to Michael Jackson’s Thriller today is equivalent to listening to Elvis Presley’s first album (1956) at the time of Thriller’s release in 1982.”
Useful temporal functions & queries | code.openark.org
Some handy little techniques in there for calculating time and date things in MySQL. (via Infovore)
Toggl - Time tracking - that works.
Free thing for tracking time spent on different tasks. Hated being made to do this at one place I worked, but still might be handy for freelancing.
Travel Time Tube Map (Built with Processing)
Not sure how I missed this Tom Carden awesomeness before. Beats other tube maps into cocked hats. (via Haddock)
TIME.com Print Page: TIME Magazine — The Road Ahead
A handful of celebs-in-the-weblog-world talk about the future. (via Kottke)