BobBigMac

HTML5 for Illustrators

HTML5 can do some amazing things, and it’s easier than ever before.

Bomomo: http://bomomo.com/

Colour Cycling: http://www.effectgames.com/demos/canvascycle/

Liquid Particles: http://spielzeugz.de/html5/liquid-particles.html

3D Grapher:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/demos/detail/3d-grapher/launch

Photon Garden:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/demos/detail/zen-photon-garden/launch

Sketch Toy: http://sketchtoy.com/53879073

Canopy:

http://onecm.com/projects/canopy/

Typography:

http://tympanus.net/Tutorials/InteractiveTypographyEffects/index2.html

Fabric.JS:

http://fabricjs.com/kitchensink/

And just to take this to the extreme:

Or So They Say:

http://xplsv.com/prods/demos/xplsv_orsotheysay/

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I Need a Rainstorm

It’s been a long time since it really poured… since the window panes were battered by a torrent and the sky flashed a blinding light… the restrained fright as thor thundered on by.

Bring on April, bring on the rain.

:)

5 Good Reasons NOT to Use Internet Explorer

  1. IE is crap (I was going to expand and describe all the technical reasons like html5, css3, etc… but it’s just not necessary).
  2. You look like an idiot to all your friends
  3. The logo is hideous (still)
  4. RED FLAG!!! “Microsoft" Internet Explorer (they have not made anything good since PowerToys ‘95)
  5. IE6 is a brain-munching unkillable zombie (and NOT in a good way)

:)

10 reasons I am not using Pinterest

  1. Twitter
  2. Facebook
  3. Google+
  4. Tumblr
  5. Producteev
  6. Evernote
  7. Google Reader
  8. Google Alerts
  9. 150+ emails/day over 12 inboxes
  10. SMS, Phonecalls, Pidgin and Skype

TMFI ;)

Investing in good developers is such a good bet at the moment, that if you have money and you happen to find a talented developer who seems to like you and wants to work with you, you should give him/her your money to build something, anything

Winning the Lottery!
Recently I’ve been trying to come up with a simple algorithm for testing the relational quality between “keywords in a set” and other “potential keywords in the set”… Unfortunately my database of keywords is about 45,000 entries (and about 350 million relationships), so wasn’t really quick enough to test my various ideas.
Enter the lottery (UK)… Only 49 numbers, and ~1650 drawings of data to compare, each in sets of 6 (ignoring bonus ball), but it lets me test the principles I’ve been playing with, so I’m happy :)
Want to win the lottery? I wouldn’t mind, though I don’t play, I just found it interesting to chart. Was also interesting to see the balls above halfway tend to occur with eachother more frequently than the ones below… who knows, maybe they are slightly heavier, or their position as last into the tumbler has some influence on their likelyhood of exiting first… who knows ;)
'IF' previous results were any indication of future results, I'd play the row/column numbers matching the dark green numbered entries in the body of the grid, but they're not, so don't get your hopes up ;)

Winning the Lottery!

Recently I’ve been trying to come up with a simple algorithm for testing the relational quality between “keywords in a set” and other “potential keywords in the set”… Unfortunately my database of keywords is about 45,000 entries (and about 350 million relationships), so wasn’t really quick enough to test my various ideas.

Enter the lottery (UK)… Only 49 numbers, and ~1650 drawings of data to compare, each in sets of 6 (ignoring bonus ball), but it lets me test the principles I’ve been playing with, so I’m happy :)

Want to win the lottery? I wouldn’t mind, though I don’t play, I just found it interesting to chart. Was also interesting to see the balls above halfway tend to occur with eachother more frequently than the ones below… who knows, maybe they are slightly heavier, or their position as last into the tumbler has some influence on their likelyhood of exiting first… who knows ;)

'IF' previous results were any indication of future results, I'd play the row/column numbers matching the dark green numbered entries in the body of the grid, but they're not, so don't get your hopes up ;)

Video billboard besides Karl Marx’ statue in Revolution Square :/ Not sure he’d approve ;)

Video billboard besides Karl Marx’ statue in Revolution Square :/ Not sure he’d approve ;)

Your, Yore and You`re

Just a short followup to my previous post There, Their and They’re:

"Your" is posessive like ‘Their’… “Your grammar is terrible!”, “Hahhaa… Jack and Jill ate all your pies”

"Yore" means ‘a time long ago’ or ‘days long past’… “Jamie Hyneman was born in the days of yore”.

"You’re" is simply short for ‘you are’… “You’re going to look like an idiot if you use the wrong Your, Yore, Their, There, You’re or They’re in there”

I don’t say this to be smug (though that’s a nice bonus), but because I’m blocking too many lazy (or stupid) people on twitter/facebook and missing out on too many interesting links and cute pictures of kittens :)

There, Their and They`re

Another pet peeve of mine, unsurprisingly, is when people use the wrong ‘there’ in a sentence. You can see it ALL THE FREAKING TIME on facebook and twitter (not so much on Google+, mainly I think because early adopters are not complete idiots).

And yes, I KNOW it makes me a pedantic, pretentious dick to really care about it, but when someone I know uses the wrong ‘there’, it makes me feel like I don’t want to know them anymore because they are an idiot.

Of course I make exceptions for non-native english speakers, but if you speak primarily english and use the wrong ‘there’ in a sentence. You are an idiot.

In pursuit of the goal to have less idiots in the world, in plain english, here’s my small contribution:

There” generally indicates a position, location or declaration… “I put the book over there”, “Jack and Jill went there on holiday”, “There is only one syllable in the name ‘Bob’”.

"Their" is posessive… “I read their new book”, “Jack and Jill took their holiday in Spain”, “Their names are Jack and Jill”.

They’re” is simply short for ‘they are’… “They’re writing another book at the moment”, “They’re going on holiday to Spain”, “Oh Jack and Jill? They’re great!”

So EVEN if it’s just facebook please, for my sake and yours; try to use the right their, there or they’re on there or they’re going to think you’re an idiot :)