Links from Ma.gnolia for Sep 01 to Sep 04

40+ Books For Professional Design & Development

Professionalism is built upon knowledge and experience. To become or remain professional, you permanently need to improve your design programming skills, be aware of new

Tags: web design, web development, typography, books

NFL to revamp shield with redesigned logo

“The National Football League is launching a makeover of its red, white and blue NFL Shield logo that adorns everything from player jerseys to fan T-shirts and hats. The league is creating a leaner, meaner version of the iconic logo that will debut…”

Tags: design, football, nfl

A Brief Message

“ABriefMessage.com features design opinions expressed in short form—200 words or less.”

Tags: design, critiques, opinions

JollysFastVNC

A speedy VNC client for OS X.

Tags: os x, vns, software

BarCampSanMarcos

BarCamp is heading to San Marcos.

Rating: 4

Tags: bar camp, web development, social

I Think You’re Fat

“My interview with Blanton is unlike any other I’ve had in fifteen years as a journalist. Usually, there’s a fair amount of ass kissing and diplomacy. You approach the controversial stuff on tippy toes (the way Barbara Walters once asked Richard Gere about that terrible, terrible rumor). With Blanton, I can say anything that pops into my mind. In fact, it would be rude not to say it. I’d be insulting his life’s work. It’s my first taste of Radical Honesty, and it’s liberating, exhilarating.”

Tags: relationships, social, communication

iPhone Ringtones On The Cheap

“You already own the song. Use it the way you want. Here’s a quick round-up of the ways you can save money on ringtones:”

Tags: iphone, os x, windows, itunes

I’ll show you mine

Jeffrey Zeldman shares his Dashboard, showing off the widgets he uses regularly.

Tags: os x, widgets

American Memory from the Library of Congress

The home page for the American Memory Historical Collections from the Library of Congress. American Memory provides free access to historical images, maps, sound recordings, and motion pictures that document the American experience. American Memory offers primary source materials that chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.

Tags: history, america, u.s., u.s.a., usa, united states

Checklist for Speakers: Getting What You Need from Conference Organizers

“I’ve found that it is critical to understand the conference’s context, the organizer’s expectations, and any other constraints. Arming ourselves in advance with this information helps me prepare, tailor my message for the audience, and feel confident in my presentation.”

Rating: 5

Tags: presentations, public speaking, conferences

Inside Google Book Search: Share and enjoy

“You can now highlight a section of text in any public domain book in Book Search, create a clip from it, and share it with the world. You can post your favorite clips to your blog along with a personal annotation, collect them in a Google Notebook, or share them with friends anywhere you decide to embed the link. Your clip looks exactly as it appears in the book, or if you prefer plain text, we have that too.”

Tags: books, blogging

Most Useful Mac Software

Another list of useful OS X apps, some of which I hadn’t heard of, or I hadn’t investigated.

Tags: os x, software, applications, utilities

The Ephemera Pool

“Show us your vintage photos, old certificates, foriegn money, train tickets, found paper documents, and other interesting printed materials.”

Tags: flickr, photos, show sarah, illustrations, design

The Vintage Advertising Pool

“A good place to preserve advertising images from the past.”

Tags: flickr, photos, show sarah, illustrations, design, advertising

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