links for 23 May 2006

FavIcon from Pics — how to create a favicon.ico for your website one day when I finally get around to ‘branding’ myself (or, more to the point, briefing someone competent to do it for me!), I’ll definitely need a favicon. In fact… maybe i need a temporary one now! (tags: favicon icons blog) Stellarium Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It…

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Gmail inbox and productivity (or Archive? my a$$)

Does your gmail inbox look like this one? Mine does. Does having a never-ending, never-empty inbox stress you out? Yeah, me too. Did you know *you* can have a beautifully clean, empty gmail inbox with all your emails beautifully filed away, out of sight where they’re not going to make you feel anxious? No, me either. In fact, I just got half way through a…

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How is an interaction designer like a choreographer?

How is an interaction designer like a choreographer? They both rely on conventions and patterns to faciliate powerful and efficient communication. Last night I went to the ballet. I’m not really much of a ballet girl. You’re much more likely to find me at the symphony. I haven’t been to the ballet for almost 10 years (and that was to see the Nutcracker one Christmas…

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