Creator of fine internet technologies for startups, nonprofits, candidates, organizers, & most other folks

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to make amazing things:

Mollie Ruskin,
Washington DC

Noah Manger,
Portland OR

Bryan Chiêm,
California

escapekit:

 Animated poster Series

An Imgur user has taken several pop-culture movie posters and added a simple and beautiful animation effect to each of them. 

(via ninikills)

Source: designtaxi.com

Oh Ken

Oh Ken

(via madmenwiththingsdrawnonthem)

Source: weazelnews56

Coincidentally it translates to “we’re still figuring out copy for that”

Coincidentally it translates to “we’re still figuring out copy for that”

Source: tldrwikipedia

nevver:

Number of new planets graph

nevver:

Number of new planets graph

Source: io9.com

nevver:

A sign

nevver:

A sign

Source: stuffandsonenterprises

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Some news!

Next week I’m going to be starting a new job at Counsyl as a Software Engineer. Counsyl helps soon-to-be-parents and other folks better understand their genes - and I’ll be working on the software that helps people dig into their test results.

It’s been a pleasure over the last few months to build and launch ShareProgress into the world - they’re going to continue to grow and thrive and help folks get the most out of their social sharing.

I was really lucky to get invited to speak on panel at Techonomy 2013.

I was there speaking as a civic-entrepreneur about my work on TheBallot.org. I got a chance to talk about that work somewhat but mostly we talked about a lot of the myths and misconceptions about voting and voting-counting process. Fortunately there were two really really talented elections administrators there from Colorado and New Mexico - and it was excellent to hear about their work. 

Thanks to Keya at Elect Next, Nolan at PollVault, and Parks for helping me prep for the session (although I didn’t get as much of a chance to plug these two great companies). And thanks to Seth at TurboVote and Mollie for getting me invited in the first place.

And of course to Katie and Katherine for hosting and putting on such a great panel.

The physicist … told me his rule of thumb for estimating supernova-related numbers: However big you think supernovae are, they’re bigger than that.

Which of the following would be brighter, in terms of the amount of energy delivered to your retina:

A supernova, seen from as far away as the Sun is from the Earth,

or The detonation of a hydrogen bomb pressed against your eyeball?

Applying the physicist rule of thumb suggests that the supernova is brighter. And indeed, it is … by nine orders of magnitude.

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xkcd’s What If is one of the best things on the internet . 

nevver:

The National, DKNG

nevver:

The National, DKNG

Source: dkngstudios.com

cornersoftheworld:

Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway | by carmeen8

cornersoftheworld:

Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway | by carmeen8

(via ninikills)

Source: Flickr / carmeen18

Woah woah there she comes is the jam for your Friday, from H Kraemer

EDIT: Originally originally from Toby Crittenden aka DJ Toast 

Source: SoundCloud / scottmelker

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frontenddevreactions:

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‘Sign this petition’: How political groups are turning their data testing tools on social media

Hey! My company, ShareProgress was in the Washington Post tech blog talking about social A/B testing.

Check it out.

littlebigdetails:

iOS 7 Maps - When zoomed out using the satellite view, you can see the day/night realtime. The screenshot above was shot at 7pm in LA.
/via Will Burroughs

First “wow” feature of iOS 7. Lights up the cities and everything - Very fun to play with.

littlebigdetails:

iOS 7 Maps - When zoomed out using the satellite view, you can see the day/night realtime. The screenshot above was shot at 7pm in LA.

/via Will Burroughs

First “wow” feature of iOS 7. Lights up the cities and everything - Very fun to play with.

Source: littlebigdetails

Sugarboy - Kung Fu Mom ft. Ilana Glazer (by Above Average)

"Hey there, I’m a bad guy, I stole your Rollie Fingers baseball card"

And it just gets better from there.

Source: youtube.com