ben lowery

Linkage: January 2nd, 2013 to January 4th, 2013

2013 Jan 4th
Behind the Bar: Pauline Boldt’s Holiday Gin and Tonics
Rosemary simple syrup. Yum.
The Icarus Deception
Nice video on Seth Godin's new book. Lots of nice little shots in and around Tarrytown and Irvington NY, my old haunt.
The Design Lesson
"In graphic design, nothing is what it actually is. Everything other than content is representative of something else. Additionally, much of the content is also merely representative of something other than what it actually is."
If NTFS is a robust journaling file system, why do you have to be careful when using it with a USB thumb drive?
Applies to any journaled filesystem really. Ever wonder why you can't just yank a removeable device on a Mac? This is why.
Shop Apron From Artifact Bag Co.
Great looking handmade bags and things in waxed cotten and leather.

Linkage: August 8th, 2012 to August 14th, 2012

2012 Aug 14th
Computer Science | Khan Academy
Yes, yes yes! Khan Academy's new interactive Computer Science learning platform looks fantastic: (Yay, Processing.js!)
John Resig – Redefining the Introduction to Computer Science
Introducing Khan Academy Computer Science:
Tastemaker Wants To Make Interior Design More Affordable And Accessible | TechCrunch
So proud of our former @giltgroupe employee @estherpark
who just launched on @Techcrunch today!
You can’t spell POTUS without POUTS. on Twitpic
You can't spell POTUS without POUTS.
Screen-optimized fonts “look cheap on the retina MacBook Pro.” / Cameron Moll / Designer, Speaker, Author
Screen-optimized fonts “look cheap on the retina MacBook Pro.”
Why Blacksmiths are Better at Startups than You « Unicornfree
why blacksmiths are better at startups than you are:
Design Tip: Never Use Black by Ian Storm Taylor
great tips on using "black" in an interface
Vim as your IDE
Nice overview of setting up Vim as an IDE
JLOUIS Ramblings: Getting 2.5 Megalines of code to behave
Erlang programmers view on Curiosity Rover software
One Race, Every Medalist Ever – Interactive Graphic – NYTimes.com
An amazing visualization of winning times in the 100m dash.

Linkage: July 11th, 2012 to July 13th, 2012

2012 Jul 13th
A Show : Shoes
Walking a mile in another man's shoes. Unexpectedly amazing.
Deadman.org: SSH-Agent Forwarding and GNU Screen
Handy workaround to get ssh fowarding through screen working if you switch connection points a lot.
The Best East Coast Adventures: Canoe Touring | New York | OutsideOnline.com
Covers a short part of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Sounds like fun.
living grass portraits created by photosynthesis
amazing. turns out grass' color is determined by how much light it gets, so you can use it sort of like photographic paper.
Belle Helmets
Sweet hand-painted bike helmets

Linkage: July 2nd, 2012 to July 3rd, 2012

2012 Jul 3rd
Wordworking
Chris on naming things, grammar and conveying meaning. Communicating trumps perfection.
Color Wheels are wrong? How color vision actually works by @ASmartBear
Color theory in all it's glory. AKA Color is Hard.
Cabin Porn
Cabin inspiration
A Love Letter to Plywood
Plywood is cool stuff. At least sometimes.
The Desktop Wallpaper Project | The Fox Is Black
A great collection of desktop wallpapers for your computer

Linkage: May 24th, 2012 to May 31st, 2012

2012 May 31st
VIDEO: The Mercedes 300SL Gullwing. An instant classic…
Keep 'em running, keep 'em on the road.
On Being the New Boss
Every time Tim Bray says "Mr. Lowery," I cringe a little.
my pupils
stupid eye tricks. the brain is crazy.
US Housing Crisis – Negative Equity Infographic – Zillow
beautiful visualization of a terrible thing
API Design – Matt Gemmell
Mostly focused on iOS / OSX, but good thoughts
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