an interesting strategy

TrackMeNot (alpha software) — “a lightweight browser extension that helps protect web searchers from surveillance and data-profiling by search engines”

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 03/07/16

‘trying to improve news’

idina — “a tool for following the news”

Beware of links to some external news sites with heavy and/or intrusive advertising.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/08/15

‘experimental personal writing’

Human Parts
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/15/15

experimental forum protocol

Aether — “a distributed, peer-to-peer network”

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/07/15

for blind/low-vision users

WebAnywhere: A Screen Reader On the Go (Beta Release)
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/29/15

‘dead links are a problem’

(currently in beta)

Amber is an open source tool for website owners and administrators to safeguard the promise of the URL: that information placed online can remain there, even amidst network or endpoint disruptions.

Posted by joe.jenett on 03/29/15

on bucking ‘the Spec’

Nested links

Note: I can't say I'm convinced as to the usefullness of the ‘<object> trick’ (or nested links for that matter). /j.j

Posted by joe.jenett on 02/25/15

‘Javascript demos and experiments’

Posted by joe.jenett on 02/22/15

icons made with CSS

Posted by joe.jenett on 02/17/15

alternative to ‘data maps’

London Squared Map — “making the city easier to read”
Posted by joe.jenett on 02/01/15

new social ‘tool’

Block Together (beta)

A web app intended to help cope with harassment and abuse on Twitter.

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 12/31/14

local data aggregator (prototype)

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/02/14

‘CSS drawing experiment’

A Single Div
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/02/14

considerate to users

jQuery Confirm Mailto
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/21/14

a collaborative art project


One of our purposes is to return art to the streets and reclaim the public space as a means of expression and citizen interaction...

[Eduardo Morais]
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/29/14

getting around

Isoscope | Exploring Mobility
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/01/14

‘explores scalable iconography’

Responsive Icons
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/11/13

experimental visual project - A pinhole Movie Project
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/13/13

an experiment with a warning

emojitracker: realtime emoji use on twitter

It updates at the speed of updates on twitter in realtime, and thus contains rapidly updating visuals that may possibly cause problems for those sensitive to such things? I'm not sure, but I don't want to risk it, so here is a warning!

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/31/13

a 'cosmos journalism experiment'

The Daily Portal

THE DAILY PORTAL is about the future we're making and what it's doing to us.

ITS MISSION is to open the portals between people, so they can better know each other and work together.

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/30/13

experimental picture viewer

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/12/12

experimental coolness

Meny - CSS 3D fold-in menu concept
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/12/12

interesting 'proof of concept'

CSSWARP - CSS Text to Path Generator
[The Letter]
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/04/12

'a true browser innovation'

Stainless: A multi-process browser for OS X

Note: Still in development, but pre-release version is available.

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/31/12

'What would you discover?'


Million Short is an experimental web search engine (really, more of a discovery engine) that allows you to REMOVE the top million (or top 100k, 10k, 1k, 100) sites from the results set. We thought might be somewhat interesting to see what we'd find if we just removed an entire slice of the web.

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/03/12

'slightly crazy idea'

jQuery Scroll Path

(background info)

Posted by joe.jenett on 03/16/12

Who's tracking you?


Collusion is an experimental add-on for Firefox and allows you to see all the third parties that are tracking your movements across the Web. It will show, in real time, how that data creates a spider-web of interaction between companies and other trackers.

[The Letter]

Posted by joe.jenett on 03/04/12

'opening up education'


Stanford Engineering professors are offering three of the school's most popular computer science courses for free online this fall, and at the same time launching an experiment that could transform the way online education is delivered...

[Free computer science classes online]
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/17/11

'responsive grid experiment'

Fluid Squares V2 (see demo)
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/03/11

'proof-of-concept' for now

α is a tool that, given a transparent PNG or GIF file, will trace the opaque bits and create masks for them. You can use these masks to allow a user to click through the transparent bits of an image. outputs HTML, CSS and JavaScript for you to include on your site.


Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/13/11

sounds of everyday things


What would we learn if we changed the way we looked at our cities? What if, instead of just looking at them, we could listen to them?

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/02/11

'time travel' for images

Posted by joe.jenett on 08/02/11

'open source experiment'

BrowserID – "A better way to sign in."
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/18/11

audio visual arts

soundtoys – "established to provide a space for the exhibition of exciting new works by a growing community of audio visual artists, while also providing a forum for discourse around new technologies and the nature of soundtoys..."
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/06/11

another mobile mockup maker

mobjectify - Mockup your mobile website prototype in minutes
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/27/11

mobile mockup maker

Easily create mobile web app mocks you can share,
test on multiple platforms, and use in production.

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/22/11

artwork repository (since 1993)


SITO is an on-going art experiment, an on-line art community, a twisty art playground. Most of what SITO is takes place on our web site (and, of course, in the hearts and minds of the artists involved); and occasionally in the non-virtual world of paper, cafés, universities, and so on.

(more info)

Posted by joe.jenett on 04/30/11

'interactive weather charts'

WeatherSpark (beta)
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/13/11

tinkering with the past

Automatypewriter – "a typewriter that can type by itself"
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/01/10

a video about... video

HDR Video A Reality
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/14/10

flash diversions

SP*C**L D*F*CTS (Flash)
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/11/10

a little something different

input|output - astrofra's daily experimentations.
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/13/10

'getting software easy'

Volery Ninite Easy PC Setup and Multiple App Installer

Note: This is not an endorsement. (updated 10/23/09)

Posted by joe.jenett on 10/07/09

online psychology experiment

Test My Brain
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/21/09

'sorry Dave'

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/16/09

coming this evening...

Wolfram|Alpha Blog: Counting Down
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/15/09

history-based feeds

Ambient News Firefox extension (experimental)
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/31/08

arts and artists

Pop Experiment – "Experimental Pop Art, Music, Photography, Design and Culture Cross-Pollination"
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/25/08

'clustering' search demo

Carrot Clustering Engine
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/07/07

experimental graphics

Posted by joe.jenett on 10/26/05

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