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Linkdump for November 6th

by Rob Friesel

The Parable of Mustache.js Jan Lehnardt: He praised though, that they were able to build a compatible implementation that could compete on its own merits while still being compatible with a spec and he said that all library development should be done that way. Too often we conflate a great idea with its implementation and […]

Linkdump for July 6th

by Rob Friesel

A Software Architect On Chris Eppstein's Coderwall: A software architect lives to serve the engineering team — not the other way around. And ten more aphorisms just like that. (tagged: Chris Eppstein software architect software engineering ) Behold the Boötes void, the spookiest place in the cosmos At io9: There is another, albeit more radical […]

Linkdump for April 2nd

by Rob Friesel

A New Green Agenda for Commuters Lisa Margonelli writing for The Nation: The cost of owning and driving a car should be a major political issue. Republicans have spent the past decade talking about lowering taxes, while Democrats have put enormous effort into lowering medical costs; but most families spend more on their cars and […]

Linkdump for March 28th

by Rob Friesel

The End of Pagination Jeff Atwood writing at Coding Horror: …who the heck is visiting page 964 of 3810? As you can imagine, the comment thread is exactly the kind of potpourri you'd expect from this topic. (tagged: Jeff Atwood essay usability design pagination ux ui ) Super-Earths ‘in the billions’ At BBC News. (tagged: […]

Linkdump for August 30th

by Rob Friesel

The Sass Way (tagged: Ruby css Sass blog ) Sass for Designers at SonSpring (tagged: webdev css sass ) Nanolaw with Daughter Been meaning to read this for months. Finally for around to it. So worth it. (tagged: writing scifi future history fiction ) In the privacy of our homes at Code: Flickr Developer Blog […]

Linkdump for February 13th

by Rob Friesel

Lessons From the Slush Pile: Your Cover Letter and You at Inkpunks — could have been sub-titled: "the less-is-more approach to writing cover letters" (tagged: writing publishing ) Against Chrome: A Manifesto at 3quarksdaily — An interesting and thoughtful essay making the rounds this past week.  Worth at least a look, even if you don't […]

Linkdump for August 7th

by Rob Friesel

No One Nos: Learning to Say No to Bad Ideas Whitney Hess at A List Apart: My client says, “I want to build a spaceship!” I say, “No, we need to make a kite.” (tagged: design ui ux leadership usability article todo ) FBI says mastermind of botnet nabbed at msnbc.com (via B²) (tagged: crime […]

Linkdump for May 27th

by Rob Friesel

Gulf oil spill: Be prepared for the worst at Boing Boing — a quote within a quote, re: Exxon Valdez: Despite heroic efforts involving more than 11,000 people, 2 billion dollars, and aggressive application of the most advanced technology available, only about 8 percent of the oil was ever recovered. In other words, off-shore drilling […]

Linkdump for March 31st

by Rob Friesel

Contrast is King at A List Apart (tagged: accessibility color design usability webdev essay ) Internet Explorer UA Style Sheets via Scott M. (tagged: IE CSS webdev ) the barefoot philosophy at Zen Habits — apropos of recent reading (tagged: exercise barefoot gtd philosophy ) Kurt Vonnegut at the Blackboard at Lapham’s Quarterly (tagged: awesome […]

Linkdump for February 25th

by Rob Friesel

Designing User Interfaces For Business Web Applications at Smashing Magazine (tagged: webdev design ui usability ux prototyping work todo ) Ten rules for writing fiction(part two) via B² — …and 2 of 2. (tagged: writing inspiration ) Ten rules for writing fiction via B² — Inspired by (and including) the ten rules from Elmore Leonard. […]