Firelight - Not Silverlight, Not Flash

30 January 2009

This is the direction web development should be moving in. Standards compliance and no plugins. Now we're talking.

(Via Reddit.)

OK, I need to make one of these.

30 January 2009

Seaside Statefulness

26 January 2009

I really hope this is the future of web development. Smalltalk and Seaside have been secret loves of mine (Smalltalk since 1988, Seaside somewhat more recently) that I had been afraid I'd never be able to publicly acknowledge.

Wait for it...

25 January 2009

Wow. Who would have thought it. Wil Wheaton can actually sing pretty well. And can let go and disappear into a game of Rock Band 2 in front of a live audience at a con.

(Vial Wil)

Koumpounophobia

22 January 2009

You absolutely need to see the first one (at least) of these videos. And yes, the video will explain the title of this post.

(Via Neil Gaiman.)

The Curious Case of Forrest Gump from FGump44

20 January 2009

OK, this is a great job of spotting a movie-recyle:

Tips from the Master

19 January 2009

Scriptwriting in the UK: Joss Whedon's Top 10 Writing Tips is an amazing set of writing tips. They're focused on screenwriting, but I think they're pretty universal.

johnaugust.com » The Remnants, in full

15 January 2009

johnaugust.com » The Remnants, in full

Cool web pilot done during the writer strike. I'd love to see Ze get more work.
The Remnants from John August on Vimeo.

(Via Gruber.)

The Joel on Software Discussion Group - Why I Hate Frameworks

13 January 2009

The Joel on Software Discussion Group - Why I Hate Frameworks:

The factory factory factory will produce only the tool factory factories that you actually need.

I can't tell you how closely this matches my recent experiences.

(Via rands.)

Getting more out of life

02 January 2009

Maxing out your Triangle — jackcheng.com

Some people might ascribe to the philosophy that it’s okay to be at a well-paid-yet-crappy day job and use the remaining time and money enjoying your hobbies. I disagree.
How full is your triangle?

(Via Merlin Mann.)

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