A collection of some of my favorite links, tweets and quotes from January. While these aren’t a comprehensive look at or summary of January 2012, they do capture the things that I found interesting, thought provoking, and/or cool over the past month.
- Wilco, Nick Lowe & Mavis Staples rehearse The Weight
- TED Talk: How To Make Choosing Easier
- × as the visual symbol for multiply
- Wes Anderson from above
- Blue Marble: NASA’s Incredible New High Resolution Photograph of Earth
- MEME PIC: I have no idea what I am doing
- Amazing sleuth work done to determine Ice Cube’s ‘Good Day’
- New FFT calculation could be 10x faster
- Now THIS is a firework
- Gut: HTTP Unix pipes for Open Data
- Typographica’s Favorite Typefaces for 2011
- Beavis and Butthead, as sculpted by a special FX makeup artist.
- @dansinker:”The first rule of John Kerry fight club…” contains at least 75 subclauses.”
- @citizenparker: MUTABILITY! From hell’s heart I stab at thee (until another operation inadvertently changes my state to “not stabbing”)
- “Data is the new raw material of the 21st century” - Tim Berners Lee & Nigel Shadbolt