Links: December 2005

  • WebPatterns - site patterns 20 December 2005, 01:004

    John Allsopp has an interesting exercise in definition – what patterns do sites follow at a high level? It's actually quite hard to neatly define a lot of the sites you use everyday.

  • Jenga Sears Tower 15 December 2005, 15:000

    The Sears Tower reproduced in Jenga blocks. Huge. And then because we're destructive animals, the most fun part, its demolition.

  • mcville interview with me! 15 December 2005, 03:21

    Marko Mihelcic was kind enough to interview me in a design vein. I get a bit serious, then flippant, then deep, then introspective, then dour. You even get a bad photo!

  • Pandora Music Genome Project 09 December 2005, 00:57

    This is the ultimate in online radio. The Music Genome Project has catalogued over 300,000 songs according to 400 attributes of music (melody, harmony, beats, etc.). You type in an artist/song, and you get a customised radio station that plays music similar to your search term, based on cross-referencing.

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