Here’s a really nice article comparing different elements, styles and layouts in different user interfaces. There are lots of key points highlighted which will help when considering how to approach laying out a new UI.
Archive for the ‘Interesting’ Category
There’s an entire culture of travellers who sleep in airports around the world, then share their experiences online, rating different airports as to their quality for an overnight stay. There’s the great
“Even if you have the cash to spring on a hotel room in Singapore, I would recommend a night in the airport.”
and the shocking
“I was propositioned not once but twice by the same man asking me for casual sex, which was understandably a little frightening for a lone 20 year old woman wandering the airport at night”
about Paris CDG.
Here’s an awesome collection of artwork from the top 20 digital artists in Europe, with a bit of info about each of them as well.
As part of the 40th anniversary celebrations the original source code for the command module and lunar module have been released into Google code. Take a look here.
Kane Kramer certainly was way ahead of the times in 1979 when he patented the above device – flash memory based music player the size of a cigarette packet. Not only that, but he predicted music piracy and DRM. Read more here.
Here’s an interesting article about making web applications scaling. It highlights the fact that MySQL is generally the cause of most problems and what can be done allieviate these problems.
Just found this really nice post about trying to get your web app out there and making money.
Here’s a nice list of 16 electronics companies such as Nokia, Sony, Cisco, Atari, etc., with an explanation of where they got their names from.