August 15, 2010

--Supercharming Lego CubeDudes by Pixar Animator Angus MacLane. Doing the heads at a 45-degree angle is so clever...be sure to click the link for more.
"The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it."
--H. G. Wells
"Math should advertise more."
--Amber, after I kinda geeked out on how Chipotle's "over 60,000" combinations was probably 2^16
http://samizdat.mines.edu/howto/HowToBeAProgrammer.html - How To Be a Programmer
http://kiuchi.jpn.org/en/nobindex.htm - notes of a Japanese Soldier in a USSR prison camp. Sweetly human.
Things I wish I knew how to google: the tracklists for McDonalds 80s "Shake Burger and Fries" (I think) giveaway tapes - great 50s-60s music
http://inessential.com/2010/08/09/flexibility_and_power - good points on UI design and when "less (flexibility) is more (power)", though I still miss having some basic options on iDevices, like "open this link in the background"