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March 2011

 

Photographs: March 2011

You can view my photography in real time on my Flickr page.

 

Made it to Apple.com

A little while ago I designed an icon for a Safari web browser extension called GmailCounter. After a bunch of hiccups Elia (the developer) had…

 

Cover: Tiny Wings

Over it. Not because of the gameplay or anything, it’s a great and fun game. Just frustrated at completing a challenge multiple times, in multiple…

 

It burns

I’d like to introduce you to the object of my burning desire, the Leica M9. (I’ll take the Summilux 50mm ƒ1.4 ASPH lens too). Currently,…

 

Shadowbox Vimeo test

Straight embed from vimeo with their embed code: My current class=shadow box code, as I use it on images, I’ve just replaced “LARGE” with some…

 
Duet logo

Things: Digital audio converter (Apogee Duet)

A while back I wrote about my Audio Technica AD900 headphones and how awesome they sounded. Towards the bottom of the page, I wrote: However,…

 

Cover: Pixel cloud

An experiment.

 

Passive exercise

I’ve been meaning to write a short piece on what I term “passive exercise” — where you opt to take the stairs instead of the…

 
Billings time and rate invoice template

Free: Invoice templates for Billings 3

Update Jan 2012 I’ve recently had a few people emailing me about troubles they’re having opening the template files. After some back and forwarding, I…

 

Air New Zealand’s safety videos

My recent flight to New Zealand was with Air New Zealand, and of course, included the boring as batshit video on aircraft safety :( No,…

 

Gecko in da house (reprise)

Approximately nine months ago there was miniature gecko in our house. He was tiny!. Well, this evening, Gordon Gecko (new name!) has made a reappearance…

 

Free: 8bit  iPad2  icons

In the spur of the moment I created these 8bit iPad icons based on the old OS9 Macintosh smiley icon we all know and love.…

 

The nerdiest thing I’ve ever done

So, as you know, I attended Webstock this year. As mentioned in an earlier post, I did the nerdiest thing I’ve ever done; I got…

 

Hover-iffic footnotes

Update I’ve come across an issue/bug with the hover function, so I’ll be reverting back to the old non-hover-iffic footnote system for the time being.…

 

It’s just like any other bad habit

The title of this blog post was unashamedly stolen from this article in the New York Times: Told to Eat Its Vegetables, America Orders Fries.…

 

Jointing a chicken

Joint (verb): (transitive) To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat. —…

 

Things that do not displease me

In no particular order: Things for Mac’s application icon Almonds The thought put into the design of most Apple products The drumming on Karnivool’s album…

 

#16: Don’t wander off

I recently came across this expression of poetry and truth again. I haven’t toured with a band extensively in my life, but from the few…

 

Salads and Javascript

Never thought I’d see those two words together. To save posting two tiny tidbits in one day, I’m combining them to see what happens when…