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Links tagged with “via:haddock”

  1. D’Blog of ‘Israeli: Lowlife: Creation Part Five: All The Joy I See Through These Architect’s Eyes

    Brief looks at many of the ways different artists have drawn Judge Dredd’s Mega City One. (via Haddock)

  2. Noisy Typer – a typewriter for your laptop. | F.A.T.

    Enjoying using this a bit too much. The audio feedback is surprisingly nice. Not sure how much longer the novelty will last, and it wouldn’t be too good in the office… (via Haddock)

  3. A successful Git branching model »

    Good-sounding group workflow for using Git. (Last year I apparently already linked to the modified version they use at GitHub.) (via Haddock)

  4. Pimping out git log - Bart’s Blog

    Very nice and super-easy to implement. See the Update for the most recent command. (via Haddock)

  5. A Profile of London by A.A. Gill -

    “The natives may, occasionally, if backed against a wall, be rudimentarily helpful, but mostly they’ll ignore you with the huffing sighs of people in a hurry.” “She furiously bellowed; ‘Oh my God, is there no end to these improvements?’” (via Haddock)

  6. Freelance Fees Guide: Photography / Books

    As a guide for when companies email you saying, “Can we use your Flickr photo in our book?” (via Haddock)

  7. Overton window - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    “The Overton window, in political theory, describes a ‘window’ in the range of public reactions to ideas in public discourse, in a spectrum of all possible options on a particular issue.” More extreme ideas can expand the range of the window, making previously unacceptable ideas acceptable. (via Haddock)

  8. Laptop bags > laptop backpacks > STM Bags

    Some nice laptop-friendly, pocket-laden backpacks, for future reference. (via Haddock)

  9. Are you listening, Steve Jobs? « BirdAbroad

    Wow - almost entirely convincing fake Apple Stores in China. So convincing (unless you’re a bit too obsessed with Apple’s typography etc) even the employees think they work for Apple. (via Haddock)

  10. Welcome to the Real Time Club

    “Founded in 1967, the Real Time Club is believed to be the world’s oldest IT dining Club.” (via Haddock)

  11. Impostor syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    “Regardless of what level of success they may have achieved in their chosen field of work or study or what external proof they may have of their competence, those with the syndrome remain convinced internally they do not deserve the success they have achieved and are actually frauds.” (via Haddock)

  12. Snap Bird - search twitter’s history

    Lets you search your Twitter friends’ tweets, or a specific person’s tweets (and more), further back than 10 days (unlike official Twitter search). (via Haddock)

  13. Rawktumblr

    “The hunt for the next big thing has become a daily harvest of hundreds of next embarrassingly small things.” A bit more musing about music journalism/blogging today. (via Haddock)

  14. Sean In Tumblr

    “For journalists, bloggers and music fans in general, there is no real way to justify listening to one thing over another…” How a music website, never mind your average punter, struggles to cope with the amount of music around today. (via Haddock)

  15. “Satire was mostly dead in 2008 and its corpse is still cold today. What do people want in the future? I guess they want tweets.”

    Maura Johnston on focus grouping news, Twitter vs blogging, consumers vs producers of media, and loads more. (via Haddock)

  16. Trustworthy Digital Repository - Chronicle of Life

    Really interesting description of an organisation to keep peoples’ data safe forever. This organisational stuff must be at least half the battle, aside from technical things. Rest of site seems a bit… clunky though. (via Haddock)

  17. Cyberspace When You’re Dead -

    Long article about what happens to peoples’ online lives after they die. Good stuff, although I find so many companies’ focus on safeguarding passwords odd; it doesn’t seem like the big problem in this area. (via Haddock)

  18. Danish homestore. The classic danish furniture specialist

    Lots of lovely looking furniture which I’m not looking at at all, oh no. (via Haddock)

  19. Alibi_factory: There’s only one person in the world who decides what I’m going to do, and that’s me.

    I love those Doctor Who/Citizen Kane stills compared. I also simultaneously love and hate the barely comprehensible syntax of the enthusiastic writing. “WHAT GIANT DOLLS O NO. Nightmare fuel for days.” (via Haddock)

  20. | gett sharing

    Looks like a good way to share files with people. You can share even before you’ve finished uploading. (via Haddock)

  21. Mess with the Misfits -

    This is very nicely done. Do let it connect with Facebook. I wanted it to do more, but it’s very fun. (I have no connection to the ‘Misfits’ web stuff this series.) (via Haddock)

  22. London cycle hire launch – live updates | UK news |

    For Boris’s Big Society gag and “If you can’t turn the clock back to 1904 ladies and gentlemen, what is the point of being a Conservative?” (via Haddock)

  23. Rabble.rule: Detecting a swipe in WebKit

    Handy Javascript for using gestures on websites for the iPhone/iPad etc. (via Haddock)

  24. Soyouneedatypeface.jpg 1983×1402 pixels

    Nice, and funny, typeface-choosing flowchart. (via Haddock a while back)

  25. Geni - Home

    Quite a nice site for building your family tree. Lots of features, although the tree itself is pretty ugly. Would be nice if you could embed it in another page too. (via Haddock)

  26. FreelanceSwitch Hourly Rate Calculator

    Helps you work out how much you need to charge to cover your expenses and desired profit. Although that doesn’t necessarily bear much relation to the market. (via Haddock)

  27. Lentil and bean recipes / Nigel Slater | Life and style | The Observer

    The Butter Beans With Mustard And Tomato is very easy and very tasty. (via Haddock)

  28. Dallas Clayton - An Awesome Book

    If you need a little inspiring, this is like a lovely “think something big!” pill. (via Haddock)

  29. Thematic, A WordPress Theme Framework

    Looks very interesting as a basis from which to build. (via Haddock)

  30. An elegant, flexible WordPress theme · Tarski

    Not bad, not sure about the serif subheads myself, but a good base. (via Haddock)

  31. Techtech2009

    I was never hugely into techno, but I’m enjoying this mp3 blog. Great for working to. (via Haddock)

  32. My DebugBar | CompanionJS / HomePage

    More tools with which to beat IE into submission. (via Haddock)

  33. British Airways

    Best ‘Title’ field in a registration form ever. (via Haddock)

  34. The Data Liberation Front (the Data Liberation Front)

    “An engineering team at Google whose singular goal is to make it easier for users to move their data in and out of Google products.” (via Haddock)

  35. Legally required paid annual leave around the world, in days (05wwln.400.690.jpg)

    Although some US states do have legal minimums apparently (via Haddock)

  36. Netflix Reviews |

    Comments from Netflix employees, a good counterpart to that impressive presentation about company culture that went round a few weeks ago. (via Haddock)

  37. Deathwatch - Archiveteam

    “a central indicator of websites and networks that are shutting down, or to serve as an indicator of what happened to particular sites that shut down quickly.” (via Haddock)

  38. Fujinon Binoculars

    View Source. Scroll down. The HTML is something else. (via Haddock)

  39. Letter posters

    Embroidery doesn’t usually do much for me, but combine with typography and CMYK screens and it’s all geek friendly! (via Haddock)

  40. Facebook | News Feed and Wall Privacy

    Opt out of having your photos appear in advertisements shown to your friends. YOUR PHOTOS APPEAR IN ADVERTISEMENTS SHOWN TO YOUR FRIENDS. ffs. (via Haddock)

  41. Hacker News | The BBC’s Glow effort has always confused me. They were using jQuery on the main…

    John Resig, the chap behind jQuery, wondering (like many people I imagine) why the BBC wrote its own bespoke JavaScript framework. (via Haddock)

  42. YouNotSneaky!: How to read The Economist

    Several friends seem to rate the Economist, which confuses the lefty in me. But this is a handy guide. (via Haddock)

  43. Welcome To The North » A whole lot of nothing

    A transcript of an interview with Doncaster’s new mayor, whose election manifesto might as well have been written by people who post the BBC’s Have Your Say comments. (via Haddock)

  44. Batteries Feel Included: 309 - Easy Solutions #1

    “So, you’re in love with one of your friends, but she has a boyfriend and probably wouldn’t have sex with you anyway.” Excellent, easy to follow, advice. (via Haddock)

  45. NameThis :: projects

    Nice idea… pay $99 for people to suggest names for your new thing. (via Haddock)

  46. Simple online time tracking, timesheet and reporting software: Harvest

    I’ve never used any of these kinds of sites I post but they all sound interesting in a productivity porn kind of way. (via Haddock)

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