Sharon Napier on “Having it All”

Over at Digiday:

Why don’t we talk about real fears, like how women can go up in the rank, find mentors?

Teaching Kids to Code


Hongkiat has a great collection of apps and other tools to help teach kids (well, anyone) to code. My older son and I use Hoptscotch, but I’m excited to try some others listed I didn’t know about.

Bartosz Kosowski Lolita Print


Buy one.

Infinite Jest in LEGO


P. 43 The beastly metro Phoenix A.M. heat just outside.


Gemma Correll’s “A Map of the Introvert’s Heart”


at Society Six.

Every Hitchcock Cameo



Brilliant. Best of luck (not that they need it) to these savvy folks: Wildcard.

Running Up That Hill Documentary

Thanks to Stereogum for the heads up.

More Sci-Fi UI: Terminator Salvation

Terminator Salvation – “Skynet UI/UX” from MN8 / Jake Sargeant on Vimeo.

Guardians of the Galaxy UI Reel

Guardians of The Galaxy UI Reel from Territory on Vimeo.

In Defense of Being Angry at Work

“A series of studies highlighted in Human Relations journal (pdf) suggest that expressing anger in the workplace can actually lead to more people acknowledging a problem and getting it fixed. One study the authors highlighted found that negative emotional events in the workplace had a positive outcome 70% of the time. This doesn’t mean it’s bad to express positive feelings at work—those led to positive outcomes 94% of the time—it just means that a negative emotion doesn’t always lead to a negative outcome.”


Offline First

In his presentation at Breaking Development in Nashville TN, John Allsopp talked about making use of offline technologies to improve experiences on the Web.

Here are Luke W’s notes from his talk.

No Shit: Brainwave Meditation Lotus


The Lotus blooms when you’re relaxed.

Dashiell Hammett Tour


My son is named for (though spelled differently) Dashiell Hammett. I didn’t know this tour existed until today, it makes me quite happy. If you are interested in the best mystery writing around, check him out. If you’re interested in how American writers led the charge in post-war politics, read on. Brilliant man.



Sixth Century Jerusalem

Jerusalem on how would have looked in between the years 542 and 570.


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