I like how white type can stand out against even this busy background. Not the perfect screenshot of it, but you get the idea.
If you're going to do an obnoxious full-page advertisement, it might as well be beautiful.
Best unifying "T" ever?
The kind of site expect to kind of suck and it's surprising and lovely when it does not.
I like the design and I like the story behind it. Git had a crappy website. GitHub makes tons of money from Git the technology. GitHub redesigns Git's website.
I like how it demands your attention because it's at such a crazy angle.
I like how the fit a whole lot of usefulness in a small area. With just enough CSS3 effects for clarity.
If you were going to do this layout on the web, you might check out Set Type on a Circle.