Linkage: May 9th, 2012 to May 13th, 2012

Kuroshio Sea – 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world
Video of the "Kuroshio Sea" tank in Okinawa, Japan. The ultimate fish tank screensaver.
Hold Off On Proposing Solutions – Less Wrong
I need a "Jump to Conclusions" mat.
Now You Know: Hotels Inject Banner Ads Into The Wi-Fi They Charge You For | TechCrunch
Can we please get everyone on SSL sooner rather than later?
Fix It, The Repair Manifesto
Some folks in .nl opened up a bunch of "Repair Cafes" where you can take in broken stuff and have it fixed.
Adirondack Foods: Violet Jelly | The Adirondack Almanack
Quickie on making jelly from wild violets.

Linkage: April 20th, 2012 to April 26th, 2012

Google selling SketchUp?
Wonder what this means for the free version going forward.
SketchUp renderings…You Have Options
I had no idea you could use rendering plugins for Sketchup. Some of the demos are just jaw dropping.
COFFER on Vimeo
Wonderful integration of old and modern.
Horizon charts in D3
The design of a signage typeface
The backstory on Wayfinding Sans Pro, a new signage font.
Etc Links

Linkage: March 20th, 2012 to March 22nd, 2012

Chordal on Mechanics
On the three kinds of mechanics. "He has self-confidence enhanced by self-confidence." is my favorite bit.
Suck it rabbit
Screw the Rabbit, I want one of these wine openers.
Without Shame…
Sigh. One day.
On Precise Work and MicroBrewed Furniture
Excellent points. Simple forms, done well are my favorite.
Case study: halving size of iPad app with ImageOptim+ImageAlpha

So Great

A little pick-me-up for anyone who’s feeling down…


Stop Motion Battle

Awesome stop motion battle action! I can only imagine how long this took to create… Definitely worth a look. (via ze frank)