Monthly Archives: February 2011

WordPress: how to put PHP into a Text Widget

The only thing I love more than WordPress is WordPress tweaking. Believe or not, there’s no way to get PHP code running within a Text Widget. I mean, you can have almost all kind of widgets plus HTML-code within them, … Continue reading

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1 million Facebook fans are worth a 911 GT3 R Hybrid, the Porsche way to say thank you.

Some brands simply don’t need that much social marketing momentum – maybe. Porsche (both cars and brand) doesn’t need much advertising and is quite used to run fast – even by Facebook standards. So it was no surprise to me … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle: artist Costantin Brancusi

Costantin Brancusi was born 135 years ago and Google celebrates the romanian-born sculptor with a pretty doodle. Each letter of the doodle is an actual Brancusi masterpiece! Prometheus makes the G letter, double Os are made by The Newborn and … Continue reading

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Who in the world wants a -real- Tron Light Cycle?

I was a kid back in 1982 when the first (and still the original) Tron movie hit the box office, since then Light Cycles have been a dream. 2010 brought us Tron: Legacy and here we get a Light Cycle … Continue reading

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Social programming? A good book about building social context using Facebook, Google Friend Connect, and the Twitter API

I’m always hungry for good, updated and authoritative technical books. I ordered from Amazon and received The Developer’s Guide to Social Programming: Building Social Context Using Facebook, Google Friend Connect, and the Twitter API and, at a first glance, I … Continue reading

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Computers History bit by bit helps us understand how we got here

TechKing released a pretty good infographic that spans almost 70 years of computing evolution and helps us understand where we came from (and somehow where we’re heading). It’s cool to see what brought us from vacuum tubes up to the … Continue reading

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Always a good advice!

It’s always a good advice (not only for designers)! Thanks to Ben Terrett – a nice blog on design and graphics too! [Via: Ben Terrett]

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Valentine’s Day, social networks, social media and apps: is it true love?

Social events like Valentine’s Day sparkle imagination about social networks new ideas, social media coverage and new mobile apps bringing a new users’ experience to well-known phenomena. So what is all about Valentine’s Day? A one-to-one communication process should occur … Continue reading

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Valentine’s day Google ‘Pop Art’ Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle is both a celebration of Valentine’s Day and Pop Art: the new doodle is shaped after Robert Indiana, an artist that’s almost eponymous to pop art lettering with paintings and sculptures now considered masterpieces. For art history’s … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle dedicated to Edison

As usual, Google’s Doodle are something special: today it marks the 164th birthday of great inventor Thomas Alva Edison. The Edison Doodle showcases his major inventions like the electric bulb, the phonograph and the kinetoscope among others. The online search … Continue reading

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