Link Bundle – March 17

chain_linkThe Tweet to Beat: Paying $3 Per Twitter Follower
Want to win a round trip airline ticket to anywhere in the world!? How about a brand-spankin new MacBook Pro? Well Tim Ferris is running a fund raiser / giveaway in which you can win one of these prizes. Head on over to check it out!

Dangerous designs
Vijay Mathew makes some strong arguments against the unnecessary complexity of many modern programming languages and provides examples of some simple and “elegant” alternatives.

5 Tips to Make Your 404 Page More Usable
Matthew Kammerer gives us some tips on creating useful 404 error pages.

10 Linux and open source developer tools you should not overlook
Jack Wallen brings you 10 Linux and Open Source developers tools that… well… you can read the title for yourself.

40 Beautiful Examples of Vintage and Retro in Web Design
And a little something for the web designers out there. Matt Cronin provides quite an extensive list of sites using some cool, retro designs.

EDIT: Oops! I left off the HREF for that last one. Just added it.