considering Spike Jonze’s rendition of Where the Wild Things Are is opening soon, and considering I’m going bananas waiting to see my favorite childhood story as a film, and considering the filmmakers themselves are posting their own amazing content: let’s look to see what other artists are doing to celebrate Sendak’s classic. This is Terrible Yellow Eyes, and it features work from artists invited to reinvent Max and his friends in their own way.
that scream you hear? it’s your web developer pulling her hair out because you just sent her a message that says, “my site looks wrong! do you know why?” the answer is generally, no, she doesn’t know why. because you didn’t tell her anything about what you see.
supportdetails.com, such a simple little tool, will add so many hours to developers’ lives by reducing rage. an end user visits the site and enter their developer’s email address. presto: all the pertinent information about their computer system sent in a concise manner. if you’re squeamish about leaving email addresses in public (i sure am; it’s the equivalent of seeing my name scawled on a bathroom wall, NOT THAT IT’S EVER HAPPENED), you can also export the results as a CSV or PDF.
Oh, food stylists, you make our world so much more appetizing. Food in Real Life proves that by comparing professionally styled shots with canding pictures of food products. I’d like to not that nobody’s posted a picture of a gorgeous apple followed by a candid shot proving what a ripoff that is.
iPhone people! Do you need to dazzle your clients by sitting right there with them and selecting a perfect pantone palette in front of their very eyes? Um, yeah, everyone does. Now you can do just that on your iPhone with Pantone’s myPantone application, whcih is probably a good deal sexier. Using this clever app, you can choose palettes, extract them from images, save them to Pantone’s myPantone site, annotate them with notes and voice, and (of course) post them to Twitter or Facebook.
This clever bit of infographic porn shows us what Beethoven’s Fifth looks like when visually represented by a color-coded bar graph in which each instrument is a different color, lit white when a note is played. At the developer’s site, you can see several videos from famous composers presented beside each other, get DVDs of the videos, and download iterations of the software for yourself.