Monthly Archives: June 2009

Transformers – Fallen

Roger Ebert’s review of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” is a horrible experience of unbearable length, briefly punctuated by three or four amusing moments. One of these involves a dog-like robot humping the leg of the heroine. Such are the meager joys. If you want to save yourself the ticket […]

Flash on my mobile phone

PC World: Coming Soon: Adobe Flash on Android, WinMo, and WebOS All I have to say is, Flash sites kicked on my old Powerbook’s cooling fans faster than a mouse click – I can’t wait to see what it does on mobile devices. I have no problem with a Flash-less iPhone.

Intel, Nokia, and their majestic Unicorn

“Trust me guys – it’s going to be AWESOME.” Problem is, when you make statements like that, ‘it’ usually doesn’t end up that awesome. ‘It’ usually never gets made, or ‘it’ just ends up a piece of crap. It’s essentially what Intel & Nokia announced in a press release on Intel’s website on their new […]

focus on the experience

Richard Ziade over at basement.org has a great post on content owners and their obsession to protect their content: It wasn’t about getting stuff for free. The iPod/iTunes ecosystem is testament to the fact that people are willing to pay for a quality experience, even if there are fringe alternatives out there for free. The […]

Amplify!!!

You don’t differentiate by copying the most attractive brand you can find. … No, you have to isolate that which is uniquely yours and amplify it compellingly. Eric Karjaluoto shares an experience I think a lot of us designers have had as well and offers some sound advice. (via We are all Analogue)

Acrobat.com – well designed

So Adobe has (officially) launched Acrobat.com. I’ve been playing with this service since last year and I love it (I actually posted about BuzzWord back in November 2007), but now they’re offering business subscriptions and it’s officially out of beta. I’m going to avoid the hyperbole that’s all over the web right now. I won’t […]

con tus manos

NYTimes.com: The Case for Working With Your Hands On the fruits of our labors: Working in an office, you often find it difficult to see any tangible result from your efforts. What exactly have you accomplished at the end of any given day? Where the chain of cause and effect is opaque and responsibility diffuse, […]

Feltron 2009

Nicolas Felton updates his site for 2009 (via ChangeTheThought). …and of course he did logo for one of my favorite lower east side bars:

you’ll be suckin’ like a leech

The Beasties are getting old, but they still got it. From the Jimmy Fallon Show, May 25, 2009: UPDATE – I switched out the broken YouTube link for a Hulu link. Their performance of Whatcha Want kicks in at around 19:30.