The rise of the f*** yeah tumblrs has been noted on MeFi
, but with the appearance of Is it a F*** Yeah!?
, it's easier to find curious FYTs. So in addition to the obvious cats
and what have you
, one might happen upon modernism
, e.e cummings
, The Kinks
, and ballet
I Hardly Know Her
- is an "alternative way to view Flickr photostreams. It is designed to facilitate high quality viewing with minimal distractions." By Justin Ouellette
, creator of Muxtape.
A novel youtube page
promoting Nintendo's latest platform game. The page itself adds context as the video progresses.
is a simple, effective RSS scraper. For instance, here's an RSS feed
for Astronomy Picture of the Day
. A powerful feature: "You can add a button to your browser's bookmarks toolbar that will create Page2RSS feed for the page you are currently viewing."
Last.fm is inviting subscribers
to test the new Last.fm beta
. Features include a fully visible library down to individual tracks and charts updated in real time. People seem to dislike
the new visual design
. There's more discussion at the Last.fm beta group
Data Visualization: Modern Approaches
is a Smashing Magazine article examining a variety of increasingly popular or novel information visualization employed on modern websites.
"I’m going to draw a chart for her with lines and arrows". Diagramming web apps: ajaxSketch
We know Magnatune
aren't evil, but as web record labels go, are Beatpick
less evil still? In his response to a post at the Creative Commons blog, Beatpick's David D'Atri sets out their philosophy, and highlights some differences