05 Oct 2009
Early October Link Dump
- Electronic Arts Sues to Cancel Langdell’s Trademarks; ChaosEdge
- EA actually get to be the good guys for once.
- PCalc Prevents iPhone Profanity
- A funny, harmless gimmick to attract publicity.
- Why front-end developers are so important to the future of businesses on the web
- Berts Breakdown
- Never mind the gameplay, this shows how smooth
canvas-based graphics can be in a decent modern browser.
- New Malware Re-Writes Online Bank Statements to Cover Fraud
- If this proves successful then the next step will surely be to get the malware to shuffle money through several compromised accounts to create a more confusing trail and implicate some of the victims.
- Eel Slap
- Finite Incatatem — my keynote at Accessibility 2.0
- Mentions this surprisingly positive review (well, it surprised me) of iPhone accessibility.
- I don’t go to restaurants to tell the truth
- “Tips are embarrassing and stupid — they’re vestigial haggling in a society that has otherwise moved on.”
- Ant Attack source code
- I did a fair bit of hand-assembled Z80 machine code myself, and can still remember some of the instructions’ numeric values. I’ll never get that bit of brain space back.
- Lily Allen Pirates Music, Is Clueless About Copyright; Dear Lily [an open letter to Lily Allen]
- Note to the many pop stars reading this: before starting an anti-piracy crusade, make sure you’re squeaky clean and know what you’re talking about.
- The League of Moveable Type
- Another useful collection of embeddable fonts.