Fluffy after all this time – Fluffy links August 22nd 2006

“They’re Amazon. You’re Easons. They have a future. You do not.” Welcome back Richard Delevan.

Ad for BBC World. Map manipulations.

A Getting Things Done Firefox Extension for GMail.

Edward R. Tufte on Information design. If you are into designing anything that people will use to get information, then consider buying his book.

Gerard Manly Hopkins, set to music. I’m a big Hopkins fan so this looks quite interesting:

I am all at once what Christ is, ‘ since he was what I am, and
This Jack, joke, poor potsherd, ‘ patch, matchwood, immortal diamond,
Is immortal diamond.
Cloud-puffball, torn tufts, tossed pillows ‘ flaunt forth, then chevy on an air-
built thoroughfare: heaven-roysterers, in gay-gangs ‘ they throng; they glitter in marches.

56% of all Danes are now ready to completely drop their fixed line phones in favor of mobiles.

The 9/11 Commission Report done in graphical novel fomat.

Apparently the below scene from Stormy Weather which features Cab Calloway and Nicholas Brothers was Fred Astaire’s favourite tap dance routine.

2 Responses to “Fluffy after all this time – Fluffy links August 22nd 2006”

  1. Julian says:

    Now that’s what I want the band I’m in to sound like. Are you listening, boys? Need I ask?

  2. The S.O. recently bought Edward Tufte’s Beautiful Evidence. Gorgeous piece of work. I had never heard of Tufte until a year or so ago when aforementioned S.O. carefully arranged Tufte’s back catalogue in my spindly arms and sent me off to study and appreciate the finer things in life.