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The (pc) paper bag

sxsw.jpgEhi, ciao. Some hours ago have been announced the finalists of the “SXSW Web Awards“, the prize assigned during the South By Southwest Interactive Festival – an event dedicated to design and multimedia ( these are the speakers) organized from ten years in Austin, Texas.
Among the nominees of the CSS category,

sites that push the boundaries of CSS coding technology, bringing together top-notch design and content with standards compliant and accessible code.

appear it, my loved son: The Horizontal Way.


I’ve never been in Texas, even in the United States, or in America. Also outside the Europe and now that I thing better the location more far from Italy has been Nizza, and Montecarlo, visited with the school trip.
Someone says me that in America there’s in every home a box where you can see the images in movement like the cinematografo, and from other little boxes the people listen everyday to the music and even to some guys that report the things written in the newspapers (mah!). And also that build palaces that arrive as far as the clouds and the sky is full of giant flying balls that someone defines dangerous…The same people suggest me to visit Nuova York, because they say is quite in the neighbourhoods, and I hope to do it: is a life that I want to climb up the Big Ben.

Randomizing /3

Helvetica divanoEyeOS – the browser-based Operative System: an evolution of the personal homepage like Google Homepage, Netvibes, Protopage, Favoor, SuprGlu, MS Live, and the italian Mooglets.

– Years and years and years ago, the man disegned the wheel. Today, a wheel show the design of a man: Self_Titled.

– Do you love pixel? I too.

Writing hacks, part one. “Yes, alcohol is writing’s seductive little mistress. A well timed shot of whiskey can work wonders for the jittery, neurotic mind.” The best friend inside me (that I call Leever) thinks the same thing.

– Have you already tried IE fuc…ehm, IE 7 on your computer? Ok, the standalone version is here.

-You open the door of your office and say to your co-workers: “There…there was a ghostly car in front of my eyes!!” A Guerrilla Adventising driver was at the handwheel, probably. Or you hacked last night (see above).

– A simple show/hide tip to control of the throbber in a Prototype Carousel.

“I wanna destrooooy!!!”

– Well, say it (or better, says it). “I’d like a cassette with my name over.” Here is it.

-50 B, U, T, ful E-ars: the font that ha invaded our streets, claims a lot of attempt of imitation, remains different, don’t fear to comparison has now a brand new blog and coming soon movie.

The Horizontal Way

Particolar of my new site The Horizontal WayTo introduce the topic of this very short post I’ll cite-myself three times:

[…]But I ask myself again: why so few people used or use now horizontal templates?[…] (23 january)

[…]Without losing my mind I taked advantage of the free time for: 1) to begin a new project based on an old idea;[…] (21 march)

[…]Next time we will explore the small world of the horizontal layouts more in the details, […] (31 march)

No, Python and IPv6 aren’t in topic. Either the “Digg effect” applied to love relations, I’m sorry.
With some months of delay, it’s time to ask your opinions about:


Randomizing /2

CSS Showcase, an Alan Friedman’s collection of tecniques & samples about CSS navigation menu.



Simply Google, an easy way to search from one page in all the Google sections.
– Photoshop-like CSS-JS corners with RuzeeBorders.
– Great worn look design in Fernando Nieto’s site.
– The street-art of Peel Magazine.
Indie Anthems, checking the indipendent revolution.
– An old but still actually Moll’s article about principles of design.


vlogit.gifLast weeks without connection, in Central Scrutinizer‘s home.
Without losing my mind I taked advantage of the free time for: 1) to begin a new project based on an old idea; 2)to buy an to scarcely leaf through this beautiful and rich volume; 3) to tidy up the‘s look.
About the last point prepare your cushions, because I’ll tell you about all the little changes. |inline


Listible logoAre you ready to cross new frontiers of social bookmarking?
Listible is an instrument that works in a way different from digg or, more useful: you mustn’t to insert the link of a single article with related description, but an topic that could contain a series of articles linked among them. Every single user can to insert his resource not ancora inserted yet thought the form
below and so create a very complete database with all the resources available under that subject, reducing the search by tag.
Some examples: Full List of CSS Galleries,with 14 resources suggested, Online Feed Aggregators, with 25 resources, Social Bookmarking Sites, with 42 resources, a very interesting data that complicates the ways for the success of this application.

Here's the list of topics.

Here's the months' archive.