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Interesting stuff for February 8th, 2012

"It is also stored securely on our servers using industry standard firewall technology." has to be my favorite bit of PR techspeak nonsense in a while.
Behind the scenes: Reinventing our Default Profile Pictures
Some of the best default avatars I've seen. Love the painterly look.
Impossible – Making film for Polaroid cameras
These guys spun up a shop to keep making film for the Polaroid after Kodak stopped making it. Crazy free market.
Marshmallow Launch at the White House Science Fair
Air cannons FTW
Identity at Mozilla
New(?) take on single sign-on for the web, integrated into Firefox.

1 reply on “Interesting stuff for February 8th, 2012”

Virtually all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and operations.
Most of the significant things on the planet are already accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there have also been no hope at all.

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