Interesting stuff for February 10th, 2012

Async Programming Part 1: It’s Messy
Nice intro to the problems with callback-based async programming
Coding: college vs real
hehehehehe
Whoopee! A Zeppelin!
Fuck yeah, zeppelins!
Why Beauty Matters | Design Matters
A bit meta. Link to a video on beauty and why it matters
Somebody That I Used to Know – Walk off the Earth (Gotye – Cover) – YouTube
Inspired cover by Walk off the Earth
Possible new drug for Alzheimer’s
If this pans out, wow.
Why You Need Domain Knowledge
Note to self: don't point guns at your face

Interesting stuff from February 8th, 2012 through February 9th, 2012

Inside Instagram
A look inside. Now make an Android client.
Log In – The New York Times
Do cantilevers turn you on? RT: @southsidepgh: An Industrial Strength House in Pittsburgh
Ateneo stude rickrolls prof in Malacañang Field Trip paper | GMA News Online | The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere
Too many secrets
A History of the Sky for One Year | Murphlab
Goddamn.
Nick Kwiatek — Web & interaction designer + developer
Fluid dynamics in ASCII art. Amazing.

Interesting stuff for February 8th, 2012

Path
"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.

Interesting stuff for February 7th, 2012

17th-century mistakes, pt 1 « Peter Follansbee, joiner’s notes
The eye is forgiving. If you make a mistake, just keep going.
Bug 394769 – setTimeout/setInterval "lateness" argument breaks expected behavior
RT @kangax: setTimeout/setInterval "lateness" argument gone from FF — Got bitten by it in the past.
Letter from China: How Did Hoekstra Get So Much Wrong?
What a moron.
Red tape
On doing business in Albany
Nobody gives a fuck about Superman.
Great rant on the death of superman

Interesting stuff for February 7th, 2012

101 Cookbooks – Healthy Recipe Journal
A collection of recipes using natural foods
Overflow – a secret benefit
Careful reading of the spec allows for a very neat clearfix trick.
CSS playground
Impressive set of UI features done in pure CSS3
Scifri Videos: Where’s The Octopus?
Now that's camo. I'd scream too.
US Postal Service "Hacked" Ad
yes, because having tens to hundreds of people physically handle sensitive information is way more secure.