Saturday, February 18, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012

A couple of my Web Pet Peeves...

Grrr! ...

1) Sites that show precisely nothing until you unblock JavaScript - I'm looking at you, !

2) Links that when middle-clicked (Linux), hijack the current page rather than opening a new one. If I *wanted* to lose the current page, I would have left-clicked - Duhhh!

Anyone else annoyed by these behaviours? - Comments please!

10 Questions that create success -- Geoffrey James (

These actually make you think...

MIT launches free online 'fully automated' course

(Via BBC UK):

Annoying Colleagues and How to Manage Them --'s Geoffrey James

See anyone you know in here? ... Or perhaps yourself? (I do :) )

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Spookily Realistic Skin Rendering (SSS) -- Jorge Jimenez

SSS == Separable Subsurface Scattering
Jorge Jimenez
Needs lots of grunt to render quickly.
Stunning results though!

Monday, February 6, 2012

Chuck Lorre Vanity Cards - Warning: May make you think!

Ever watched "Dharma and Greg" (where I first noticed these) or other Chuck Lorre productions (Two and a Half Men, Big Bang Theory,...) and got frustrated because the 2-second flashed message at the end was too short to read?
Ever thought "I'm going to record that and freeze-frame it so I can read it"?
Someone's saved you the trouble:
And thanks, Chuck :)
Big, Big Bang fan :)