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Dr. Brisko’s Magic Link Oil: 10/3

Posted in Insights — October 5, 2011

{Each week, our own resident technologist “Dr. Brisko” scours the Interwebs to find examples of the arcane and interesting. They are first shared privately in the inner FINE sanctum, where we retain some as pure trade secrets. But we switch a short list public to give you just a taste, from technology deep dives to design to the, well, unclassifiable info that just may be the cure for what ails you.}

After the Final Curtain
A site dedicated to exploring abandoned and run down theaters.

The Typography -out Approach in the World of Browser-based Web Design
… For far too long, many of us (and I include myself in this group) have been guilty of focusing on decoration: the colours and the shapes and the textures. We’ve been neglecting the details.

3.5 Inches
This is an example of one of those design decisions that you don’t usually notice until you see someone doing it wrong.

16 Pixels
For Body Copy. Anything Less Is A Costly Mistake

Rooftop QR codes aim to infiltrate Google Maps
Next step, bald heads with tattoos.

The end of Cow Clicker
The Life-Changing $20 Rightward-Facing Cow

A HTML5 clock
That is all.

How two scammers built an empire selling sketchy software
Using fear and questionable morals to exploit users and get rich.

TweetBoard
Track your Tweet score, see what a loser you really are (coming from mr. 499,699).

Adobe acquries Typekit
The web font arena gets serious.

Adobe acquires PhoneGap
I am sure we can fit Flash in their somewhere!

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