Friday Link Pack

(via the kids should see this)

- Pinokio is that Pixar Intro lamp come to live. (thanks Akbar)

- Patakk: Most artsy animated gif collection I have seen to date.

- You’re connected to everyone else on the web via 19 clicks or less.

- William Channer of Dorm Room Tycoon interviewed me for his lovely podcast series. You can listen to it here.

- The Benefits of Optimism are real, by Emily Esfahani Smith

- Smart: Virb teamed up with Etsy to help you create beautiful websites with a fully integrated shop.

- A short interview with yours truly over on Johnson Banks.

- An experiment by web designer Marko Dugonjić has taken the concept of responsive typography to a new level: using face detection, Dugonjić calculates the proximity a user is from his or her screen, and then adjusts font size accordingly. (via)

- The Future of Customer Service: These Companies Are Getting it Right

- Student solves Rubix Cube while juggling. (via Jad Abumrad)

- Moving NYTimes Article: 40 Years After an Acid Attack, a Life Well

- How to win a climate change argument, in one chart.

- What the smartest people do on the weekend is is what everyone else will do during the week in ten years. Interesting read by Chris Dixon.

- Twitter is hiring Designers. One of their perks: 24/7 Bacon. Oh my!!!

- Mid-Century Modern recipes. Consider me intrigued.

- Every recorded meteorite strike on Earth mapped. (via John Maeda)

- Love this minimal, ready to assemble stool by James McBennett.

- Panic Button Pacifier. Made me laugh.

- The Coolest Experience I Had as an Apple Store Employee

- Why teens are tiring of Facebook

- Useful: 50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things (ugh so much advertising. and boo to slideshows)_

- Very impressive fire fighter drill.

- Model Mothers Slideshow over on the New York Times. (via Joanna)

- Paris in Motion, Timelapse and Stopmotion Photography

- All kinds of nerdy and charming video about how meeting people is complicated: Closer.

- This Baby Beryl just won my heart. And I am not even a kid.

14 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Oh man, did you check out the “ZEF” link from the Patakk site?

    http://patakk.tumblr.com/zef

  2. That video for Tegan and Sara’s “Closer” by Ben Welch is amazing!!!! Hope to see more from him.

  3. Turns out that the “19 clicks or less” was valid in 1999.

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