girls and caste—and other links…

@soniaverma Sonia Verma

One of the most amazing reads of the year: @snolen writes on girls and caste bit.ly/v9P5ID

@Economy_Lab The Globe and Mail

In Canada, U.S., poverty lines are finally being adjusted, @milescorak explains. tgam.ca/DH8k

@shadowandact Shadow And Act

Video: Viola Davis Talks Black Actresses Increased Visibility and Multi-Dimensional Characters bit.ly/uJ5oRC

@BadDalaiLama Bad Dalai Lama

Biosphere 2: One of the strangest places in America. My photo album from 2009: Glenn-Campbell.com/album?biospher…

Serena Ngai @serenangai Serena Ngai

The Future Of Car Sharing. futureofcarsharing.com via @aSadhankar

talissa love @talissalove talissa love

wow :: 50% of All Workers Made Less than $26,000 in 2010 –

@shadowandact Shadow And Act

Thandie Newton’s Recent Rants—Is She Right, Or Does She Need A Reality Check? bit.ly/sF6KgQ

@timoreilly Tim O’Reilly

Excellent read: Four charts that explain what the #ows protesters are angry about businessinsider.com/here-are-the-f… via @mcandrew on G+

@shadowandact Shadow And Act

John Singleton May Now Direct “Tupac” Biopic blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/a…

@kickstarter Kickstarter

Project of the Day: A beautiful anthology of comics featuring three artists in Minneapolis. kck.st/pfOJGR

@BlkCinemaAtLarg Filmquisha

take a look at @petechatmon‘s new web series "queen hussy" …right on! youtube.com/watch?v=HmvOs6…

@LeaVerou Lea Verou

Very eye-opening article about how people in poor countries access the internet (hint: mobile) dstorey.tumblr.com/post/100455710… by @dstorey

@kickstarter Kickstarter

A collection of comics by all-women creators is now the most-funded comic book project on Kickstarter. http://kck.st/r1HSLr

Kate Sheppard @kate_sheppard Kate Sheppard

Overworked America: 12 Charts that Will Make Your Blood Boil http://bit.ly/jwrlEv

@Troptraditions Tropical Traditions

Health Impact News | Today’s Top News Stories affecting your #health that other media sources may censor! http://healthimpactnews.com/

@DennisCode Den Delimarsky

Hi-res pictures of #Fukushima. Taken from a photo drone. http://bit.ly/fai0uH

@itp Ian Peters

.@tbray perfectly captures my outrage over the mainstream media’s handling of the disaster(s) in Japan. http://goo.gl/yctTG

vernissagetv @vernissagetv vernissagetv

From the VernissageTV archive: Miwa Yanagi: Windswept Women at Venice Biennale 2009: http://bit.ly/dZkDea

vernissagetv @vernissagetv vernissagetv

New video on VernissageTV Art TV: William Leavitt: Theater Objects at MOCA, Los Angeles: http://bit.ly/dI1KRd

@elijahmanor, @jongalloway and others…

@elijahmanor Elijah Manor

“Modernizr.js : Feature Detection” by @OdeToCode #webdev z-t.go.ly

@elijahmanor Elijah Manor

“KnockoutJS Custom Binding for Invoking an Action with Enter Key” by @smichelotti #javascript sd3.go.ly

@jongalloway Jon Galloway

JSON Formatter & Validator—can take a URL and return validated / formatted JSON – jsonformatter.curiousconcept.com

@elijahmanor Elijah Manor

“Setting up ASP.NET MVC 3 to work with jQuery UI 1.9” #jquery http://v8h.go.ly

@elijahmanor Elijah Manor

“Replacing Text Nodes With jQuery” by @bennadel #jquery http://t5v.go.ly

@mtaulty Mike Taulty

I missed this “Was .NET all a mistake” bit.ly/peV466—the background is well written and it’s a good (provocative) discussion

@elijahmanor Elijah Manor

“SassAndCoffee 1.1 Released for ASP.NET (MVC & WebForms)” by @xpaulbettsx #aspnetmvc http://j.mp/owcJ6A

@pluralsight Pluralsight

Free Webcast—Improving Web Performance with Robert Boedigheimer—starts in 30 minutes! http://ow.ly/66uND RT

@codinghorror Jeff Atwood

“HTML5 standardizes every terrible practice inflicted on us by browser authors, making them part of the web forever.” stackoverflow.com/questions/3434…

@pluralsight Pluralsight

Steve Michelotti @smichelotti has just published a new course: ASP.NET MVC Scaffolding bit.ly/qQf8zy

@kazuhito Kazuhito Kidachi

Don’t use IDs in CSS selectors? ❧ Oli.jp (@boblet) – http://icio.us/kLHLoH

@jongalloway Jon Galloway

Strange to see IE Conditional Comments go http://bit.ly/qka6HV—handy for IE6 specific stylesheets, hopefully no longer as necessary.

@LeaVerou Lea Verou

Microsoft removes conditional comments, behaviors and XML Data Islands from IE10, due to incompatibilities with HTML5 blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2…

@JohnBristowe John Bristowe

Awesome scrolling experience is awesome: http://www.newzealand.com/

@KyleMcClellan Kyle McClellan

Survey: Tell me what you think of the RIA DomainService Wizard http://bit.ly/ljXCEq #RIAServices

@martinfowler Martin Fowler

I’ve published an article on eradicating non-determinism in tests: http://martinfowler.com/articles/nonDeterminism.html

@mattpodwysocki Matthew Podwysocki

Erik Meijer’s CoSQL paper on the duality of SQL and NoSQL got Slashdotted: http://bit.ly/feNxRE #cosql

@maryjofoley Mary Jo Foley

Microsoft readies three new Office service packs: http://zd.net/eW2kPK

@JesseLiberty Jesse Liberty

Posted: Linq: SelectMany http://ow.ly/1bT14x

@mtaulty Mike Taulty

Building with WCF RIA Services? http://goo.gl/fb/B3ysB

@davewiner Dave Winer ☮

I’ve never understood what the browsers guys do with RSS. http://r2.ly/6zem

@amyhoy Amy Hoy

i hate watching smart, capable people defend crap—or refuse to express strong opinions—in the name of “professionalism”

@denisejacobs CSS Links


“Text Depth of Field Effect”

Sawyer Hollenshead: “Best viewed in a WebKit browser…” Uses the Web Font Loader

“Demo: CSS drop-shadows without images”

Nicolas Gallagher: “Using CSS pseudo-elements, box-shadows, and transforms to create drop-shadow effects without images from semantic HTML…”

“Checkerboard pattern with CSS3”

Lea Verou: “Webkit seems to have an odd rendering bug, so it needed a background-size override and it still doesn’t look perfect. Oh well, reported the bug and moved on.”

“Useful Web Services, Tools and Resources For Web Designers”

Smashing Magazine: “This tool is a bookmarklet that lets you turn any Web page into a wireframe with a single click. The bookmarklet helps you get rid of all distractions by blocking out copy, images and ads, letting you take a closer look at the website’s building blocks. Wirify is a useful tool that shows the balance of a website that the eye perceives only unconsciously.”

“CSS: Innovative Techniques and Practical Solutions”

Vitaly Friedman: “The main goal of the article is to present powerful new CSS techniques, encourage experimentation in the design community and push CSS forward. Please notice that we feature both experimental demos and practical techniques in this article.”

“CSS coding conventions”

Stoyan Stefanov: “The important thing to remember is—it’s not that important what exactly is a chosen standard or convention, the most important is that there is one. The rest, the details, is just common sense, and since ‘the common sense is not common to everybody’, pick whatever makes sense for you.”

“CSS organization tip 1: Flags”

Douglas Bowman: “I briefly touched on CSS organization a couple months ago. As a bit of background, if you’ve ever taken a look at any of my style sheets, you’ve probably noticed that I always divide them into key sections.”