links for 2009-10-30

Microbial Art (tags: biology art microbiology bacteria yeast fungi science play) All-Sky Milky Way Panorama 2.0 (tags: images photography astronomy space graphics panorama milkyway) Tippling through the ages I love these sorts of stories. [via @jasonhoyt] (tags: beer brewing cooking history science microbiology yeast archaeology) Layoffs Confirmed At 23andMe Hm. Triggers lots of thoughts…. (tags: […]

links for 2009-10-29

Hello Traackr – Helping Identify and Engage with Influencers Yay, @karllong! (tags: tools media social marketing measurement)

links for 2009-10-28

Cell Size and Scale Really cool micro-macro sliding scale. [via @sciencegoddess] (tags: science design biology visualization art fun animation genetics interactive bioscience atom structure cells scale size cell microscope awesome)

links for 2009-10-27

Inspiration Served, Beautiful Letterpress Business Cards (tags: businesscards letterpress cards brand marketing cool) 60+ Most Beautiful and Creative Business Cards Design | Naldz Graphics (tags: business design marketing ideas inspiration company identity business-card cards showcase card designs businesscard businesscards cool)

Vestiges of the past in our tools: Fruit fly culture bottles

In a previous post, I discussed how we've forgotten techniques and instruments of the past. These techniques and instruments could come in handy as garage scientists try to build their labs. In that post, I mentioned that folks keep fruit flies in plastic bottles that look like milk bottles (well, only if you know what […]

Oh, what we’ve forgotten…

In this new era of natural philosophers (neo-natural philosophers?), where the cost of buying science kits and instruments can be an obstacle to amateur science, I keep thinking back to how science was done many years ago. What were the tools used? What were the different reagents of the day? How can this lost knowledge […]

Tired words: e-“words”

As I decelerate into the real world, I am shocked by terminology that echoes the way folks spoke in the early days of the Web. This has moved me to nominate a new member on my Tired Words list [wow, just realized tomorrow would be two years since the last one]. e-"words" – You might […]

links for 2009-10-16

visualizing the decline of the destination web, the rise of the social web » *supercollider "the end of the destination web" (tags: web internet trends blog socialmedia visualization Statistics brands stats visualisation destination marketing) Losing To The Social Web: Visualized | Digital Buzz Blog Abso-friggin-lutely. (tags: web internet marketing social trends webdesign socialnetworking socialmedia online charts stats […]