Remaindered Links for 04 Apr 2008
Food for Thought | The Economist’s April issue takes on the food crisis and possible solutions. This article discusses the issues related to biofuels and how commodities prices jumping 300% are causing headaches for agencies like USAID and politicians alike. One of the solutions? the WFP’s proposed changes to shift away from emergency food and towards stabilizing production globally.
Find Your Dream Homestead | Tips on finding your little patch of land where you can start a farm. After 12 years in DC, this sounds absolutely amazing. Even Alaska. Anything but the typical trash filing into and out of the various chichi clubs.
Rick Rolled | Never giving you up, never letting you down… sounds like a dream guy, right? Well, the 80s hit has made a come back as a new internet meme called “Rickrolling”.
Simplicity: What we can learn about Usability | Pretty much the most succinct visual representation of why every client’s current app simply needs to be moved to the trash heap before beginning a redesign.
Shawn Baldwin Photography | A lot of amazing photography straight out of the Iraq conflict. Browse around the site, this guy has captured some powerful images.
April Foolery | A cool program that lets you change the message on an HP printer. Hours of fun will ensure. Be sure to setup secret camera.