There’s no reason why we should force users to scroll when we know exactly how...– I generally agree with this, but i think designers should be careful. I’m used to scrolling and as such, I prefer having my text in the center of the screen. It frustrates me when i’m trying to read text at the bottom of my ipads screen and can’t scroll it towards the center. ...
Computers cause another, more insidious problem, by forever distorting your...– The Atlantic | July 1982 | Living With a Computer | Fallows The entire article is great, it’s an essay on the joys of using a computer back in 1982. This particular point jumped out at me. I remember when purchasing something through the mail in 1987 it took 3 days just for my check and...
Apple is numb from success, and I hope the emerging competition from Google and...– Red Sweater Blog (via Instapaper)
My biggest complaint about the new Twitter for iPhone icon is that the little...– Daring Fireball This is it. This is exactly why I hate the new Tweetie logo.
I’m going though all my old starred items in google reader. Expect more of this.
Maternal wisdom has long stated that oversleeping, locked doors, avoiding eye...– How To Spot A Masturbator
Though physically uninjured, the 6-year-old Equus ferus caballus said he...– That Horse Who Got Smacked On Saturday Night By Some Drunk Guy Still Pissed (via Instapaper)
onethingwell: What does this app do? Simply: it takes a picture and uploads it to your Tumblr account. Via TUAW Hey! Top of my TODO list was “Badger One-Thing-Well and try and get them to mention my app.” Looks like someone else beat me to it. Thanks to TJ and whomever else was involved in this!
In 1845, a poet in Kent named Eliza Acton wrote Modern Cookery For Private...– How come forks have four tines? (via Instapaper)
If you’re an actual Cubs fan, good for you. You’re one in ten. The other nine...– John Darnielle (via staceyjoy) (via fuckyeahthemountaingoats) (via morrowplanet) Hey, while we’re making sweeping generalizations we might as well say that most Cubs fans don’t give a shit what some dirty hippy thinks. Because all folk rockers are dirty hippies, ya know? (via...
Grownups always tell you to look both ways before crossing the street, but what...– Safety Tips for Kids!
I made something
That something is now for sale on the iTunes app store. What does it do? Only one thing: it takes a picture and posts it to your Tumblr account. 90% of the time that’s the only thing I want to do, so I wrote something that’s perfect for what I need. Is it good for what you need? If so, I’ve got a handful of complementary copies to give away. Send me an email:...
Thanks for the call last night. I was the big winner in Wizard. It gives me a...– I called my dad last night for Mother’s Day. I interrupted a family game of Wizard.
If you are fed up with how you look, buy a new shirt or stop eating cheese.– 25 And Over (via Instapaper)
Does the number of warships we have and are building really put America at risk...– Defense.gov Speech: via @Maddow (via Instapaper)