Monday, August 29, 2011

Link Round-Up: August 29, 2011

Interview: interviews Benjamin Harff about his hand-illuminated edition of The Silmarillion. Complete with large pictures of his amazing illuminated manuscripts.

Ever wonder where the Windows XP default wallpaper came from? The man behind the camera is American photographer Charles O’Rear. Don’t let his name fool you into thinking that the photo was in fact taken in Ireland. Bliss, as it turns out, is in...

Free Online Class Shakes Up Photo Education: On the ground floor of a converted, Victorian-era cinema in Coventry, England, Jonathan Worth delivers a world-class photography lecture anyone can attend at any time, from anywhere, for free.

Generative Typografie is a gallery of experimental programmatic type and infographics (demos and text auf Deutsch)

How Games Saved My Life

Illustrator Andrew Kolb asks Have you ever listened to a song and your mind's eye is immediately filled with visuals? David Bowie's Space oddity as a childrens book. (Flickr)

Programmable piano in Minecraft (at 1:10, he places notes on the virtual piano roll; he also made a pig-powered slot machine and 5-channel sequencer)

Stocking Is the New Planking. Duplicating stock photography images.

Very cool collection of 15 Inspiring HTML5 Experiments showing off what the power of the new standard can do.Of course, until IE6 can be killed dead, and all other users can be forced to upgrade to the latest and greatest of their respective browsers, it won't be as common as it should be for a while. Still, amazing to see what's possible in your browser!

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