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Archive for December 2008

A Dog Named Jam

Ottawa, Canada.

And, yes, this is really embarrassing

Wanna see me rock the earnest late nineties long hair goatee look? Watch the video above. It’s from Net Cafe…

In Fray: Sex! Monorails! Naked Mole Rats!

For the few of us actually online during the holidays, we’ve posted a few more stories from Fray issue 2:…

Wishing You A Grisly Death in the New Year

Consider the following thought experiment. Imagine that suddenly everyone around you begins to act funny. First your coworkers start to…

Nice Things People Have Said About Fray Lately

“Deliciously humorous and entertaining as well as educational, Fray sates the hunger for a good story.” – Utne Reader’s 2008…

Making The Bloody Thing Up

A quick story of magazine-making fun. In 1992, the features editor of Autocar magazine decided to play a little joke.…

links for 2008-12-15

Don't Panic Just found this. Another offline magazine with online submission process. Interesting. (tags: publishing magazines community) Boing Boing Gadgets:…

New in Fray: Three Stories from Geek

What do nerdy paintings, The Crow, and pocket protectors have in common? They’re all in Fray issue 2: Geek. Nerdkore…

links for 2008-12-13

Pink Tentacle: Scientists extract images directly from brain Images from the brain? My mind is blown. (tags: science future)

Video of Me @ FOWD

Last month I presented at Future of Web Design 2008 NYC. Now the Carson folks have put the video online.…


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