100,000 Stars is an interactive visualization of the stellar neighborhood created for the Google Chrome web browser. It shows the real location of over 100,000 nearby stars. Zooming in reveals 87 major named stars and our solar system. The galaxy view is an artist's rendition." --Chrome Experiments via Quartz
- Quote from Arthur C. Clarke's 1968 novel of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and from the film 2010: Odyssey Two
- 1977 Celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee
- 1982 gala for 100th anniversary of the Actors' Fund of America
A new Chrome extension retrieves a work of art whenever you open a new tab. The artwork can refreshed every day or in every tab.
Christian Stefansen has made Amiga Workbench 1.3 available in Chrome via the Portable Native Client. For those of you rode on the third wheel of the 16-bit operating system wars, this is quite a treat, in addition to being a nifty proof-of-concept. More info on the technology here.
The end of , the beginning of Blink... The Evolution of the Web, in a Blink
We analyzed usage data of the www.calcudoku.org number puzzle website for the years 2010 and 2011, consisting of over 1 million solved puzzles, and attempted to determine the numerical intelligence of users of Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, and Chrome. [[Full 4 page report here, PDF]] [more inside]
Is Webkit, the web browser engine used by Safari and Chrome, turning into IE6? Concern is growing that reliance on proprietry CSS features marked by vendor prefixes could be breaking the web.
20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web (SLH5P) Warning: A modern browser is required. [more inside]
SLYT: Opera Web Browser. Faster than cooking a potato. And without all that ugly Chrome.
Windows 7 will ship without Internet Explorer in Europe "Microsoft said it made it’s decision following an anti-trust investigation by the European Union." [more inside]