Joe Crawford
Web developer & user interface engineer
Tinkering with the web since 1996

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San Diego, California, USA

TabSweep.txt PART 1

I’ve been keeping a text file with links. Some of which I have read and listened to, some of which, not. It’s sort of my “todo” list of links. And it’s unwieldy but it’s time to catch up with them all! And so, I present to you, TabSweep.txt. I’ll be doing these in chunks of 25 links a day until it’s cleared. So, like yeah man, enjoy!

  1. The TAG Interview: A Brief History of CGI — Part III
  2. Why mobile web apps are slow from Drew Crawford
  3. Steranko’s adaptation of Outland: Outland
  4. 2013 Comic-Con audio of panels
  5. Mechander Robo aka Mekanda (something for my robot todo list!)
  6. Corporate Open Source Anti-Patterns: Doing It Wrong
  7. Glen Keane (animator!) Lecture
  8. Creating gradients with Copic Markers
  9. Califone.Stitches is an ever-changing ‘music video’ that creates itself on the fly using imagery and animated GIFs drawn from a curated set of blogs within the Tumblr ecosystem.”
  10. The improbably improbable story of Boxxy.
  11. The Bechdel test asks if a work of fiction features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. The requirement that the two women must be named is sometimes added.
  12. 3-D model of the Giant Robot Danguard Ace! (more: Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace
  13. A comforting lie (on skeumorphs) by Daniel Rutter
  14. Adam Savage talks about his fascination with the dodo bird, and how it led him on a strange and surprising double quest. It’s an entertaining adventure through the mind of a creative obsessive.
  15. Excellent post about Jack Kirby on the occasion of what would have been his 96th Birthday
  16. Jeremy Keith testing webmentions (more about webmentions)
  17. Richard Feynman on Rubber Bands
  18. A unified theory about the utter unity of all the Pixar movies: THE PIXAR THEORY by Jon Negroni (along the same lines as The Tommy Westphall Universe)
  19. Five hundred and seven mechanical movements
  20. Marion Marguerite Stokes, a librarian, social justice advocate and TV interview program host, believed that it was vital to preserve television news.
  21. What are Double Dee and Steinski up to? (for what they made that was so awesome, see Waxy’s post Double Dee and Steinski’s “The Lesson”)
  22. Why isn’t programming futuristic?
  23. Bill Harris’ post about his absent father is haunting and spare and made me cry.
  24. Little Boots’ Cyber Cinderella LED Dress
  25. The comic book works of Rafer Roberts (Thanos and Darkseid is brilliant)

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