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“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…”
“ABriefMessage.com features design opinions expressed in short form—200 words or less.”
A speedy VNC client for OS X.
BarCamp is heading to San Marcos.
“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.”
“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:”
Jeffrey Zeldman shares his Dashboard, showing off the widgets he uses regularly.
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.
“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.”
“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.”
Another list of useful OS X apps, some of which I hadn’t heard of, or I hadn’t investigated.
“Show us your vintage photos, old certificates, foriegn money, train tickets, found paper documents, and other interesting printed materials.”
“A good place to preserve advertising images from the past.”