— John Lanchester, writing on the Eurozone crisis for the London Review of Books.
— wrook, in an insightful /. comment. HT… erm, someone in my twitter feed. Sorry.
— Charles Kellogg, “Soils and Men”, 1938.
A seminal speech by Eisenhower, from 1953. We need more of this kind of sentiment today, to remind us that we a social beings who can control our own destiny.
Awesome hardware accelerated slider transform kit.
— XKCD, breakin’ it down.
A brilliant article on generated pseudorandomly tiled backgrounds with simple CSS3 and a few carefully chosen images.
Rack is probably the coolest web-development thing to come out of the Ruby community in the 5-ish years I’ve been paying attention. I’m continually impressed with projects like this :).
We live on a pretty remarkable ball of rock and water, folks. I hope to see these in person someday.
Interesting qualitative research from Rick Wash on the mental models average people have of computer security stuff. Definitely worth a read if you’re in the field or interested in it. HT Bruce Schneier.