I posted the last roundup on May 14th, so I guess I’ll continue and do I roundup every 14th of the month.
A Hilarious Video by Digital Kitchen : LINK
Winner of the May 1st Reboot - Nice Flash Site - (personally I liked the old site better) : LINK
2nd Place May 1st Reboot star. The site is “eh” but the artwork is fantastic : LINK
Lots of crazy graf and vector illustrations : LINK
Nice portfolio site chock full of sweet logos and identity systems : LINK
Ahhhh - Click this freakin link YO! I got a kick out of this site, you will too : LINK
A NIIICE new site from Diesel : LINK
an Honorable Mention goes out to APPLE
I know it’s a bit late, and I’m sure everyone has already seen it and talked about their site re-design but to leave them out would just, suck. So there.
So I just came back from visiting Japan for the first time. I have lots to share soon, but here is something in the meantime. These signs are posted around designated smoking areas all over Tokyo (maybe all around Japan, I’m not sure) espousing tobacco etiquette. I’m not sure if they make more sense in the Japanese cultural context but many of them are very amusing to me.
Here are two of my favorites:
I just came across this, and I’m pretty impressed. Basically instead of using random f’d up words for CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) it feeds up mangled scans of old books, and lets you digitize them one word at a time. Its an ingenious solution to an age old problem.
What do you do when you’re out in the real world looking for a place without enough information?
Do you call 411 on your cell phone and get charged a ridiculous fee from your provider? Do you call a friend who might be sitting at a computer to search the internet for you? Do you have mobile internet on your cell phone?
Our dear and glorious leader, Google, has seen fit to reinvent this wheel, and usually that’s a great thing™.