Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: June, 2008

links for 2008-06-28

BBC iPlayer – Home Oooh. This is different. And, er, gradient-y. (tags: bbc iplayer beta ui flash)

links for 2008-06-27

Euro 2008:TV blackout was ‘the most annoying balls-up imaginable’ | Media | guardian.co.uk (tags: uefa media feed television live redbee bbc euro2008 sport vienna germany turkey football) Josh Harris: “Pseudo was a fake company.” – Boing Boing dick (tags: dick pseudo conceptualart investment bubble boingboing)

links for 2008-06-26

Researchers devise neural implant that learns over time – Engadget This is the Neural Link from Silence In The Library / Forest Of The Dead (tags: neural implant brain future doctorwho) Jane Espenson How to fix a problem exposition scene (tags: writing tv script exposition badwriting)

links for 2008-06-24

Kylom software for S60 3rd edition : Nokia E51 E61i E62 E65 E90 N80 N81 N82 N91 N95 N96 5500 5700 6121 6210 6290… Ugh (tags: gtd phone series60 design ui productivity ugly) www.KarlynMorissette.com: An Event Apart: Good Design Ain’t Easy An Event Apart notes We Tell Stories as a kick ass example of good […]

links for 2008-06-21

Kellogg’s Lego Fun Snacks I wonder if I del.icio.us this Roo will see it in time for his talk tomorrow (tags: rooreynolds lego funsnacks lawsuit waitingtohappen snack evil genius) Balance of payments – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Apparently this used to be on the news. Every night. Huh. (tags: balanceofpayments wikipedia economics) Nomad System (24 […]

links for 2008-06-19

Alone in the Dark Review // Xbox 360 /// Eurogamer See, I remember when AITD first came out with triangular faces and it was an Infogrames (I think?) PC release. And it was scary. Now I just feel old. (tags: aitd aloneinthedark eurogamer review) 250,000 Spore creatures created in a day News // PC /// […]

links for 2008-06-18

Using Flickr to teach computers to identify pictures Flickr are doing their bit to help implement SkyNet. What’re you doing? (tags: flickr machinebasedlearning patternrecognition computervision vision) Alaska Airlines saves millions by rethinking check-in flow – (37signals) I still haven’t been to Terminal 5. Wonder if that’s a good thing or not. (tags: experiencedesign ui alaskaairlines […]

links for 2008-06-17

AppleInsider | Apple’s open secret: SproutCore is Cocoa for the Web Huh. The tags for this one are a bit mental. (tags: sproutcore objectivej cocoa web html5 offline thickclient browser javascript desktop squirrelfish webkit dotmac mobileme webapp development framework) Girl with a one-track mind – Advice I kind of want to know who this is […]

links for 2008-06-14

Capone loooooovvveeessss M. Night’s THE HAPPENING! — Ain’t It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. “This is the kind of movie that kills careers” Ouch. (tags: happening shyamalan review bad)

links for 2008-06-12

YouTube – Beatbox chef (tags: crossover beatboxchef presentation food cooking humour youtube video) Ben Hammersley’s Other Blog – BMW GINA Light Visionary Model: Premiere (via… Oh. My. God. This is *gorgeous*. (tags: bmw gina concept cloth design car skin form function youtube video via:hammersley) Karl Schroeder: Climate change will outrun the Singularity – Boing Boing […]