Monthly Archive: December 2008

Boston.com The Big Picture: 2008, The Year in Photographs 0

Boston.com The Big Picture: 2008, The Year in Photographs

Boston.com’s “The Big Picture” is a weblog with impressive high resolution photographs. Recently, its author Alan Taylor has posted the third and final selection of 120 (US-centric) pictures that “show a good portion of...

eMotive: Physical Motion Effects 0

eMotive: Physical Motion Effects

“Check out the video by Adrien Mondot for a demonstration of eMotion being used with a Wiimote. eMotion is a physics based visual tool for the Mac. It’s designed to enhance performances by reacting...

Noupe.com: 50 Most Beautiful Icon Sets Created in 2008 0

Noupe.com: 50 Most Beautiful Icon Sets Created in 2008

[url=http://www.noupe.com/icons/50-most-beautiful-icon-sets-created-in-2008.html]Noupe.com[/url] has collected a nice selection of icon sets. Many of them can be used freely for own projects.

Tor Three-Year Development Roadmap 0

Tor Three-Year Development Roadmap

The onion routing project Tor has published a [url=https://svn.torproject.org/svn/tor/trunk/doc/roadmaps/2008-12-19-roadmap-full.pdf]three-year development roadmap[/url]. It contains a lot of interesting material and research topics, like a mechanism to turn reliable clients into bridges/relays automatically, and ‘bonus points’...

Five New IT books: A To-Do List 0

Five New IT books: A To-Do List

I regularly browse through the list of new acquisitions of [url=http://www.slub-dresden.de/]our university’s library[/url]. Turns out there are a few interesting new books to read!

A Most Amazing (and funny) Privacy Scandal 0

A Most Amazing (and funny) Privacy Scandal

One of the largest “identity thefts” in German history turned out to be a bizarre christmas story: Account data of 130,000 customers of the Landesbank Berlin (LBB) was delivered to the Frankfurter Rundschau (a...

Play Auditorium 0

Play Auditorium

[url=http://www.playauditorium.com/]Auditorium[/url] is a very nice relaxing Flash-based puzzle game. If you need something “for in-between”, this is one for you.

10 Quick Tips for (Web) Interface Design 0

10 Quick Tips for (Web) Interface Design

Dmitry Fadeyev from Smashing Magazine has posted some [url=http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/12/15/10-useful-techniques-to-improve-your-user-interface-designs/]useful tips for (mostly Web related) interface design[/url].

Free vServer (Joyent) 0

Free vServer (Joyent)

Joyent is offering free VPS with 256MB RAM, 10GB storage and ‘unlimited’ traffic, as long as you’re using Google’s OpenSocial API. Yes, including root access.