Best of Feeds – 26 links – video, blogging, web2.0, google, css
RSS feeds are like cookies (that are good enough for me). Best of Feeds is a weekly collection of the best stuff I saw on the Internet this week. They’re saved on delicious and stumbleupon and cross-posted to Twitter and Tumblr as they happen and then collected together on Saturdays. I don’t blog on the weekend so read these links instead.
- [CSS] blueprintcss
(code.google.com 1164 100 5)
- CSS framework/grid
- [CSS] 13 Online Generators for Web 2.0 Design
(cssjuice.com 861 66 22)
- Things to try. Lots of button/background generators.
(regular-expressions.info 418 29)
- Put in the sample text and then quickly test that your regular expression matches what you want it to.
- [GAMERS] The Independent Gaming Source’s (Opinionated) Guide to Indie Gaming
(tigsource.com 307 36 2)
- Top ten list of independent video games that are free to play/download.
- [VIDEO] Wikis in Plain English
(youtube.com 177 100 3)
- Part of a series of videos to explain the web.
- [VIDEO] Social Bookmarking in Plain English
(youtube.com 103 100)
- Video explaining social bookmarking and using delicious.
- [Video] RSS in Plain English
(youtube.com 99 100 4)
- Part of a series of videos that try to explain the internet in plain english.
- [MUSIC] Create, Share Music Playlists
(projectplaylist.com 75 100 )
- Social site for sharing playlists… has notable traffic according to compete.com
- [VIDEO] Social Networking in Plain English
- Part of a series that explains the web in plain english.
- [SEO] Whitehat SEO tips for bloggers
(mattcutts.com 48 57 4)
- Matt Cutt’s talk from Wordcamp 2007
- [COMIC] XKCD on Facebook
(xkcd.com 38 77 14)
- Reminds me of the movie Hard Candy.
- [DESIGN] Forget design ‘inspiration’ – just stick to the basics
(modernlifeisrubbish.co.uk 21 9)
- Don’t get caught up in what’s popular.
- [COMPUTERS] A Realistic Back to School Guide for College Students
(paulstamatiou.com 19 3)
- Paul breaks down a realistic list of back-to-school tech gadgets in a response to the ludicrous lists by gadget sites.
- [CODE] What’s Worse Than Crashing?
(codinghorror.com 18 12)
- Software development is about finding the happy medium between handling errors gracefully and aborting when things are screwed up.
- [GOOGLE] Google News To Change Online News As We Know It. Here’s Why.
(deepjiveinterests.com 7 40)
- Google adds comments to news. Could this lead to fact checking 2.0?
- [BLOG] Ultimate Guide to time saving for Bloggers – Tips and Resources
(blog.shankarganesh.com 6 10 15)
- Some good firefox extensions to try out. I really should try switching to Windows Live Writer for posting.
- [BLOG] What I’ve learned in my first year of blogging
- Ross chimes in. Good stuff.
- [SANDBOX] Sandbox Forums / Creating templates using the Sandbox
- Explanation of Template:Sandbox in CSS redesigns of WordPress themes.
- [BLOG] 7 Compelling Reasons Why Your Headlines Need To LEAP Off The Page
- It’s true, you really *do* need good headlines because that’s what shows up in search results, feed readers, and often the text people use to link to you.
- [COMICS] How to Apply the Laws of Physics to Relationships
(basicinstructions.net 5 14)
- Pretty awesome, one of my favorite comics “Basic Instructions” is being featured on the Dilbert blog.
- [GOOGLE] Google: Is anyone watching what AdSense displays?
- Steve finds that Google is geotargeting ads for anti-israeli groups to his israeli readers.
- [MATH] The Mathematics of Attraction (Part II)
- Math explained in terms of love, featuring Dr. Cameron from House MD.
- [BOOKS] Book Notes: Play Money
- Review of a book about one Wired writer’s exploration into gold farming and making a living in the underground economies of online games.
- [COMPUTERS] Family Holiday Time – Would You Fix My Computer?
- Being the computer geek in the family leads to the obvious requests when holiday time comes around…
- [GEAR] One Laptop Per Child, Reviewed by 12-Year-Old
(freedom-to-tinker.com 10 77)
- I’ve always found this an interesting project, his main complaint is that the laptop is so slow.
- [BLOG] 7 Habits of Highly Efficient Bloggers
- In the Steven R Covey fashion, 7 tips for focusing on what is important when it comes to blogging so that you make it less of a time sink.
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