Creative Community Bulletin 08 October 2010 Through 12 October 2010
These are the articles, blogs, and resources I found interesting and worthy of sharing for 08 October 2010 through 12 October 2010:
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- Apple trademarks “There’s an app for that” – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has officially granted Apple a trademark for the phrase “There an app for that.” According to TUAW, the trademark covers “Retail store services featuring computer software provided via the Internet and other computer and electronic communication networks; retail store services featuring computer software for use on handheld mobile digital electronic devices and other consumer electronics.”
- Free For All: The Halloween 2010 Edition – Get ready to be frightened by this collection of free Halloween-themed photos, fonts, sounds, and more.
- The origins of abc | I love typography, the typography and fonts blog – We see it every day on signs, billboards, packaging, in books and magazines; in fact, you are looking at it now — the Latin or Roman alphabet, the world’s most prolific, most widespread abc. Typography is a relatively recent invention, but to unearth the origins of alphabets, we will need to travel much farther back in time, to an era contemporaneous with the emergence of (agricultural) civilisation itself.
- Battlestar Galactica "How To Spot A Cylon" Poster, Sci Fi – Cylon Safety Information Sheet #8, issued by the Colonial Ministry of Information, contains 10 tips that can save your life and the lives of your fellow Colonials.
This collectible special-edition poster is printed in full color on a sheet of 36"" x 24"" 100-pound, satin-finish paper, suitable for framing and display.
- The 55 Most Scandalous Barbie Photos Ever Taken | Content – Barbie is just like any other celebrity. Even though she has a perfect body, perfect face and the perfect car, she is anything but perfect. Over the years, Barbie has been photographed doing a lot of scandalous things in a lot of scandalous positions. I suppose it's the tragic result of 43 years of sexual frustration caused by having a homosexual boyfriend and no genitalia.
- Elliott and E.T. – CollegeHumor picture –
- The ePublishing Workflow Webinar (2 Days of Intense… – Eventbrite – Presented by Pariah Burke, Sally Cox, and Steve Dolan, the ePublishing Workflow Webinar series is the solution for those evolving into the ebook, e-magazine, and e-catalog design, production, marketing, and distribution.
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- Technology Review: Blogs: Mims’s Bits: The Death of the Book has Been Greatly Exaggerated – Tech pundits recently moved up the date for the death of the book, to sometime around 2015, inspired largely by the rapid adoption of the iPad and the success of Amazon's Kindle e-reader. But in their rush to christen a new era of media consumption, have the pundits overreached?
- Libyan Domain Registry Shares Its Views On The .ly Hoopla, But Questions Remain – In other words, NIC.ly says it “would prefer” seeing art.ly used by a local Libyan business or person, but doesn’t say if that means it will effectively transfer ownership of the domain name at some point in the foreseeable future.
- Pixelated, Word Spellcheck Has Me Pixilated – Blog of the Darned – That happened last week. In this case, the word was pixelated, meaning being able to see the dots (pixels) in a computer graphic. I looked it up in my trusty Webster’s, and they listed pixel, but not pixelated. Well, at least not that pixelated. Webster’s did list pixilated (spelled with an i after the x), but not as meaning being able to see the dots. Pixilated (with an i) is defined as, somewhat unbalanced mentally.