Simply Jonathan

Archive for February 2009

Radiohead – 15 Step

How come I end up where I started? How come I end up where I went wrong?

Subtle browser request

How come no browser in the history of humanity has had an ‘open in this window’–button? Because they assume people don’t use target="_blank"? They do.

And it’s obviously not to keep buttons out of the interface — when tabs came to browsers, they implemented ‘open in new tab’. So what is it?

(Yes, I know this can be achieved with user scripts, I just wonder about why it has never been built into the browser.)

Rage Against the Machine – Born of a Broken Man

Forever awake he lies shaking and starving Praying for someone to turn off the light

Mindfuck movies 

Permanent location of 'Mindfuck movies'

I’ve actually only seen four of these (‘2001’, ‘Memento’, ‘Mullholland Dr.’, and ‘Donnie Darko’). I’d argue that Fight Club would merit a place on this list, as I find it is — in the respects relevant to this list — similar to Memento.

(Via Daring Fireball.)

Golden Ratio Calculator 

Permanent location of 'Golden Ratio Calculator'

The name really says it all. I need to employ these techniques much more often.

Interview with an adware-author 

Interesting. Scary, but interesting.

(Via Jens Alfke.)

This is Simply Jonathan, a blog written by Jonathan Holst. It's mostly about technical topics (and mainly the Web at that), but an occasional post on clothing, sports, and general personal life topics can be found.

Jonathan Holst is a programmer, language enthusiast, sports fan, and appreciator of good design, living in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. He is also someone pretentious enough to call himself the 'author' of a blog. And talk about himself in the third person.