Tweets for July 24, 2012

Links for July 24, 2012

  • Sally Ride, Trailblazing Astronaut, Dies at 61 –
    ‘At Cape Canaveral, many in the crowd of 250,000 that watched the launching wore T-shirts that said, “Ride, Sally Ride”…. Gloria Steinem, editor of Ms. magazine at the time, said, “Millions of little girls are going to sit by their television sets and see they can be astronauts, heroes, explorers and scientists.” When the shuttle landed, Dr. Ride told reporters, “I’m sure it was the most fun that I’ll ever have in my life.”’
  • Movement Mechanics in “The Legend of Zelda” « Troy Gilbert
    ‘If you play The Legend of Zelda for a while, you’ll notice that Link doesn’t ever get hung up on obstacles due to unexpected collisions, nor do you ever just miss a bad guy by a pixel or two when attacking him. Yet at the same time, you’ll notice that Link moves fluidly through the gameworld.’

Bi-Rite in 1947

‘[San Francisco Public Library] photo curator Christina Moretta spends a lot of time with photographs and negatives from city agencies, and she’s pulled some of the most captivating images for an exhibit focused on the Mission District.’…

Links for July 23, 2012

  • The Jeremy Lin Debate No One Wants to Have: The Q: GQ
    ‘H has absolutely no grasp of what Jeremy Lin really means as a cultural phenomenon. It does not pierce his bubble. It stirs no emotion in him. He doesn’t understand what it means for millions of people in this country, and around the world, to watch the first Asian-American superstar athlete excel on the highest stage, and what it means to have that player wearing the uniform of his team. The pride, the joy, the inspiration, the transformative effect it can have on an entire generation of kids.’

Eye Exam.

Another Processing sketch.

Dan Meth

"Combine the looseness of tiny ink doodles with the underlying order of graph paper."


Tweets for July 22, 2012

Tweets for July 21, 2012

Links for July 21, 2012

  • NounProject
    ‘Collects, organizes and adds to the highly recognizable symbols that form the world’s visual language, so we may share them in a fun and meaningful way.’

Josh’s Twindex.

In the interest of boosting my memory and not junking the internet up with the same observation made multiple times, I built a dumb little tool to research my own tweets.