links for 17 March 2006

Sparkline PHP Graphing Library Sparklines are “intense, simple, wordlike graphics” so named by Edward Tufte. Great visual device (tags: design informationdesign tufte visualisation sparklines) Particletree · Lightbox Gone Wild! lightbox can be used to provide additional info, show an image or present a form for user input, makes it easy to extend a web application’s interface without having to add clutter. (tags: interfacedesign Javascript demo)…

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congratulations Reach Out! (Winner @ NetGuide Australian Web Awards)

Hooray for Reach Out! who were winners at the recently announced NetGuide Australian Web Awards Reach Out! is an initiative of the Inspire Foundation who are dedicated to making the future a great place for our young people. They’re a bunch of smart, dedicated and passionate people who have used the web well for a long time to help achieve their objectives and to communicate…

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monkey lessons (step away from the nut)

Cameron Reilly posted earlier a story that he heard somewhere about how to catch a spider monkey, or more importantly, how important it can be to let go of the nut. In order to catch spider monkeys, hunters in South America simply walk through the jungle and drop heavy containers on the ground. These containers have very a narrow top and a wider bottom. Inside…

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