Category Archives: Digital Graphics

Flip Your Text Upside-Down

You’ve probably seen this somewhere: ʇxǝʇ uʍop-ǝpısdn – upside-down text, rendered using carefully-chosen Unicode characters.
There are a number of web sites that will flip your text, but I wanted to point out the original: David Faden’s Flip. David got the idea from Philip Newton’s post, ¿ʇı̣ əsnqɐ ʇ,uɐɔ noʎ ɟı̣ əpoɔı̣un sı̣ pooɓ ʇɐɥʍ. [...]

Quick Screenshots

Especially of part of the screen, for quick uploading.  Not comprehensive, just the top tools.
Mac OS X:

Skitch
Jing

Linux (Ubuntu/Gnome):

GIMP – File > Create > Screenshot (or File > Acquire > Screenshot)
scrot
import (ImageMagick)

Windows:

Jing

More lists:

How to Take a Screenshot in Linux (Ubuntu)
How to choose the right screenshot program
Taking a Screenshot
OSX Screenshot Showdown – Jing vs Skitch