Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s »

“This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought.”

Sidestep »

“When Sidestep detects you connecting to an unprotected wireless network, it automatically encrypts all of your Internet traffic and reroutes it through a secure connection to a server of your choosing, which acts as your Internet proxy. And it does all this in the background so that you don’t even notice it.”

Listgeeks »

Not quite sure if it’s useful, but checking it out… They call it “a socially-oriented platform for creating, sharing and comparing lists of things.”

Flux Slider Demo »

via @cameronmoll “Hardware accelerated image transitions using CSS3″ Beauty plus power. Now to figure out how to implement with a graceful degradation for IE and older browsers without CSS3 support…

FitText – A plugin for inflating web type »

From the makers of Lettering.js comes another awesome jQuery type-focused plugin: “FitText makes font-sizes flexible. Use this plugin on your fluid or responsive layout to achieve scalable headlines that fill the width of a parent element.” Yet again, @trentwalton, @davatron5000 and @raygunray release a killer utility that developers, designers and users alike will benefit from.

The timing of this release meshes perfectly with my redesign of Refresh Austin.

ifttt »

“If this then that” – this looks awesome and maps against a couple of different services I use and hacks I’ve put into place to automate parts of my digital life. Hopefully I’ll get an invite soon