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unitone said:

Protect wildlife or play Angry Birds: http://chrome.angrybirds.com/

unitone said:

PROTECT IP Internet censorship bill will require domain name registries, search engines, payment processors, ISPs, and ad networks to cut off access to foreign "rogue sites" http://bit.ly/m2jaze An Europe-wide firewall will have similar effects, blocking websites deemed "inappropriate" http://bit.ly/ij3PnY

unitone said:

Google offers free 5GB of storage to all developers until December 31, 2011: Google Storage for Developers (GSD) http://code.google.com/apis/storage/docs/pricingandterms.html

unitone said:

A CSS3 generator with a real color picker and Photoshop's Layer Styles UI http://www.layerstyles.org/

unitone said:

CSS Regions now available to designers via Adobe's WebKit-based prototype browser: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/cssregions/

unitone said:

CSS3 Animations: a more powerful way to create advanced animations with CSS http://hacks.mozilla.org/2011/05/advanced-animations-in-aurora-with-css3-animations/

unitone said:

Using an Asian female model photo on your landing page increases conversions by 108.0% http://www.abtests.com/test/278002/landing-for-dhl-express

unitone said:

"Working at Facebook was like having my own startup, but with a paycheck instead of ramen." - Joe Hewitt, creator of Firefox and Firebug http://joehewitt.com/post/creative-tools/

unitone said:

Resize your browser window slowly and enjoy the awesomeness of Adaptive CSS Zen Garden: http://nerd.vasilis.nl/adaptive/zengarden.html A different layout on every different resolution: http://nerd.vasilis.nl/the-adaptive-css-zen-garden/

unitone said:

"Learn How HTML5 Will Change the Web" - free online webinar on May 23rd: http://concise-conferences.com/1/20110523-html5.html

unitone said:

PaySwarm is a decentralized, secure, easy to implement payment mechanism for copyright-aware digital media on the Web. PaySwarm is an open web platform based on OAuth. PaySwarm can be integrated into a CMS such as WordPress or Drupal, allowing digital content creators to receive payment directly from their customers through their website. PaySwarm may become a W3C standard if there's a demand for it. http://payswarm.com/

unitone said:

Geographic data visualization globe for WebGL: http://www.chromeexperiments.com/globe Demo globe: visual display representing one day of Google searches around the world http://data-arts.appspot.com/globe-search

unitone said:

Tutorial for web developers who want to write more secure code and learn about injection attacks: http://freecbt.com/oats/owasp-appsec-tutorial-series-episode-2-injection-attacks/