Quick update, we suffered a pretty bad hacker attack on the 27th. Unsure how they got in and pretty confident they left other back doors smattered through the server, we purged everything… I mean literally, I deleted everything on the server, everything on the 30+ domains I have, maybe half a dozen active web apps, [...]
One of my oldest and dearest web apps reached 1 year old today. Hexday was launched Nov. 6th 2007 and has now been going for a full year. Funnily enough, as you can see for the screen shot above, the first 6 months were a little slow, we averaged maybe 4 or 5 color picks [...]
CIELAB is the brainchild of Steve Mason (www.smason.com), a brilliant flying-under-the-radar talent. CIELAB, along with other similar tools like Kuler, give us a new way to look at and experience color. However, CIELAB is on a whole different plane, laying waste to Kuler. Steve’s currently at Obscura Digital, and worked at both Odopod and Bionic [...]
Over the next few weeks, I’m going to start compiling the first edition of the Hexday Book. My idea is to take a block of data and convert it into book format, and make it available via print on demand for people to buy. The idea is to create a coffee table book that might [...]
I found an interesting looking site on a web gallery that I sometimes check out, CSS Gallery. At first glance the thumbnail made me think it was hexday, which clearly caught my attention. Clicking through it’s a nice little application, you pick five colors and it will generate an image for download at the dimensions you want. Super simple idea, which many might say has limited appeal – but I suspect it’ll get a fair amount of traffic.