13 Nov 2006 3 pm eastern

Pardon Mon Oncle

Happy Cog: About us
Pardon our size, we are growing.
Sonja Mueller Photography
Photo portfolio with unusual (unique, soothing, rather beautiful, if ultimately unrelated to the content it supports) Flash-based interface. The rich interface almost overshadows the photography.
Deconstructing the Mobile Web

The mobile Web is largely overplayed hype—the clumsy extrapolation of the behavior and use of a basic set of interfaces from one environment to another incompatible one.

10 Things I Learned at Mobile 2.0
  1. Mobile 2.0 = The Web.
  2. The mobile web browser is the next killer app.

Plus eight more things!

Turing Test Proves 2-Year-Olds Not Human

Roger Mason and Cao Li, as part of their Doctoral thesis, have performed the Turing Test on a group of 2-year-old children, both male and female. The results show that of a group of 100 children, none passed the Turing Test.

Q. Why Am I So Angry?
A. Pants.
Are you ready for ISBN-13?
On 1 January 2007, the length of the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) will officially change from 10 to 13 digits. Pearson’s online tool quickly translates between 10 and 13-digit ISBNs.
Entrepreneurs See a Web Guided by Common Sense
NY Times: Semantic Web = Web 3.0.
Safari Tidy plugin
Automagically validate the web pages you browse for (x)html compliance. Works great! Recommended.
Flickr: Retro Kid
Astounding photo pool containing thousands of retro images—classic faves to arcane rarities. It’s a themed bazaar for your eyeballs! For yet more visual pleasure and oblique social commentary, see also the Paula Wirth Flickr Groups.
Pimp My Safari
Extend Safari like you extend Firefox.
Gratuitous use of buttocks in music marketing
The song remains the same. Not work-safe.

[tags]mobile web, web 3.0, flickr, happycog, IA, ISBN, semantic web[/tags]

Filed under: Design, family, Happy Cog™, industry, Tools

5 Responses to “Pardon Mon Oncle”

  1. Kleine Ein- und grosse Aussichten » Blog Archive » Olala, jetzt gehts los, Version 3.0 said on

    [...] Den Link zur NY Times übrigens gefunden bei Zeldman [...]

  2. Kay said on

    Sonja Mueller’s Flash interface looks like it might have been modeled on a German boy scouts site that was launched around 2003 –

    http://www.stiftung-pfadfinden.de/en/swf/index_fla.htm

  3. Jeffrey Zeldman said on

    OMG it surely does. And a major award-winner, even.

    Sonja Mueller’s Flash interface looks like it might have been modeled on a German boy scouts site that was launched around 2003 -

    http://www.stiftung-pfadfinden.de/en/swf/index_fla.htm

  4. [this is aaronland] The Year That Meat Ate said on

    [...] Jeffrey Zeldman summed it up well : [...]

  5. Reiten, Schwimmen, Lesen » Blog Archive » Olala, jetzt gehts los, Version 3.0 said on

    [...] Den Link zur NY Times übrigens gefunden bei Zeldman [...]

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