Wunderkammern and the birth of the museum as we know it
Cabinets of curiosities (also known as Wunderkammer or wonder-rooms) were collections of types of objects we now regard as quite separate, but whose boundaries were in the Renaissance yet to be defined.
Authentic Boredom is the platitudinous web home of Cameron Moll. Is it ‘Mall’ or ‘Mull’ you ask? It’s ‘Mall.’ The correct pronunciation, however, is actually ‘Mull,’ as the surname is Germanic. But for the love of Pete, please don’t pronounce it as ‘Mole.’
I encourage you to send me your comments regarding Daring Fireball. Unfortunately, I am at times a lousy correspondent — where by “at times” I mean “most of the time”. If I don’t respond to your email, or do so only after an inordinate amount of time has passed, please don’t take it personally.
Jason Santa Maria is a Graphic Designer living in sunny Philadelphia, PA with his wife Liz and three cats. He serves as Creative Director for Happy Cog Studios, both in New York and Philadelphia. This status grants him access to most black-tie galas and groundbreaking ceremonies.
The personal site of Jason Kottke. But also his full-time gig.
A weblog, which is a frequently updated, chronologically ordered collection of hypertext fragments. You'll find the most recent posted stuff on the front page and many ways to get at the older posts on the archive page.
This blog is called etcetera. And it’s ours as it is yours, also. If you are into graphic-design-post-consumerism-retro-futurology-how-it-looks-area, you’ll certainly like visiting us for your daily-design-dose!
Outputting the entire screen in a common format such as BMP, PNG, or JPEG.
The display system dumps what it is using internally upon request, PDF in the case of Mac OS X. As of Mac OS X 10.4, pictures are no longer saved as PDF. They are saved as PNGs. (which can be annoying)
Capturing the screen over an extended period of time to form a Video file.
9rules is an online community of blogs and Blogger.
They have over 200 members, each hand-picked out of thousands that apply to join.
In the past, applications have been handled in submission rounds, occurring roughly twice a year and giving applicants a 24-hour window to submit their blog. Their fifth membership round attracted 1,190 new submissions.