Make Grey Your Best Friend—is an interesting approach to defining colour scales for data visualisations. Reminds me a bit of my photo-editing workflow when I’d pimp contrasts, clarity, exposure and all that in greyscale to reach the effect I’m after not being distracted with colours, only to saturate it at the very end.
Letterspace, sweet little Notepad app with markdown support, #hashtags and @tags for iPhone and Mac.
The Origin of the 8-Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It. There are tons of similar articles out there but this one, instead of saying we all pretty much need to go part-time, gives hope to all those 8hrs/day workers. I particularly loved the idea of splitting working day in 1.5hrs chunks… 1.5h of work, followed by half hour of reward or rest before starting another chunk. So simple.