the whole world burns

Archive for February 2007

The Design Disease: "People with the disease will always choose books by their covers."

 #

There are many such conditions. I threw up a little in my mouth when I first saw the band name "5ive", for example, and again this weekend at a clothes shop called "Temt". Text messages provoke uncontrollable weeping.

pedants take note: the Academy's official position on various pieces of Oscar trivia

 #

Sunrise didn't get best picture, Orson Welles didn't get four nominations for Citizen Kane (his company got one of them), etc.

Oscartorrents.com

 #

Torrents for (almost) every Academy Award-nominated film.

Bruce Schneier: The Psychology of Security

 #

Fascinating, like a security book by Malcolm Gladwell or Steven Levitt.

Yahoo! Pipes

 # [via]

Pipes is a free online service that lets you remix popular feed types and create data mashups using a visual editor. You can use Pipes to run your own web projects, or publish and share your own web services without ever having to write a line of code.

Small things, links and miscellany, sparkling with light. Sam's tumblelog.