Hot Links - Level 5

Architectures of Control in Design

96 month ago

plasticbag : Architectures of Control in Design - "How products increasingly control and restrict your behaviour" - weblog by Dan Lockton. Really interesting.

joshua : Architectures of Control in Design

veen : Architectures of Control in Design - "Increasingly, many products are being designed with features that intentionally restrict the way the user can behave, or enforce certain modes of behaviour."

Nelson Minar : Architecture of Control - Blog about design that intentionally makes things difficult (via HotLinks)

jkottke : A weblog about "architectures of control in design", an ongoing exploration of products "designed with features that intentionally restrict the way the user can behave, or enforce certain modes of behaviour" - A weblog about "architectures of control in design", an ongoing exploration of products "designed with features that intentionally restrict the way the user can behave, or enforce certain modes of behaviour".

Flight Patterns

106 month ago

Rod Begbie : Flight Patterns - Some beautiful visualizations generated from FAA data of all flights over the USA one day in March. [via#

veen : Flight Patterns - Beautiful visualizations of North American air traffic

jkottke : Flight pattern visualizations - Beautiful flight pattern visualizations over the US based on data from the FAA. (via ia) [via]

gleuschk : Amazing Flight Pattern simulations - reminds me of War Games

philgyford : Flight Patterns - Gorgeous animations of flights over the US. Better than it sounds. (via Kottke)

Wolfram Tones

108 month ago

Andy Baio : Wolfram Tones - fun with generative music, but actually listenable

joshua : A NEW KIND OF MUSIC - mostly, they sound awful

jimray : WolframTones: An Experiment in a New Kind of Music - You can get 'em as ringtones, which is kinda cool, I guess

Eric Meyer : WolframTones: An Experiment in a New Kind of Music - Incredible. I've already generated a tone I'm ready to buy. [via Tantek] [via]

Matthew M. Boedicker : WolframTones, music generator - (via metafilter) [via]

gleuschk : WolframTones: An Experiment in a New Kind of Music - they're almost all completely intolerable (latin is the best), but fascinating nonetheless

GoogleOS? YahooOS? MozillaOS? WebOS?

109 month ago

jkottke : GoogleOS? YahooOS? MozillaOS? WebOS?

gleuschk : GoogleOS? YahooOS? MozillaOS? WebOS? (kottke.org) - maaaan, I don'wanna read all that

kayodeok : GoogleOS? YahooOS? MozillaOS? WebOS? - The Web browser becomes the primary application interface through which the user views content, performs services, and manages data on their local machine and on the Web, often without even knowing the difference

Andy Baio : Kottke's essay on WebOS - lots of good thoughts and predictions

Paul Hammond : GoogleOS? YahooOS? MozillaOS? WebOS? (kottke.org) - Now that your hyperbole meter has pegged a few times, hopefully the rest of this will seem tame in comparison

Image: Google circa 1960

122 month ago

Andy Baio : Image: Google circa 1960 -

jkottke : Google search, circa 1960

Rod Begbie : Google circa 1960 - From the archives [via#

Kayode Okeyode : Google, circa 1960

veen : Google Circa 1960 - HAHAHAHAHA

Tom Coates : Retro Google from the past!

The Location Field Is the New Command Line

123 month ago

Anne van Kesteren : The Location Field Is the New Command Line - "It's also rather easy to ignore the times when you’ve been proven wrong." #

Paul Hammond : Daring Fireball: The Location Field Is the New Command Line - they're losing this war despite the fact that they won the browser war

Graham Leuschke : The Location Field Is the New Command Line - everyone's linking it, but I was thinking about exactly this earlier today, thinking about buying a new computer and asking "where do I spend most of my computer time? in what application?" The answer, of course, is "in the web."

Isofarro : The Location Field Is the New Command Line - Microsoft totally fucked up when they took aim at Netscape.

veen : Daring Fireball: The Location Field Is the New Command Line - "[S]aying that web apps would never become popular was like a theater critic in the early 1950s dismissing television."

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