Monthly Archives: February 2013

Time Warp

If you’ve been in web design for 12+ years like me, this archive of screenshots is going to give you total recall.

Flower Power

My favorite currency which is unfortunately no longer (replaced in 2002 by the Euro). Taken from The Combustion Chamber

Rudimentary Perfection

I find the knee-jerk, negative responses to Google Glass interesting. I have a feeling they’re mostly coming from the 30+ demographic I’m a part of, but I have no proof. I agree with John Gruber that Sergey Brin is a hypocrite when he stands on stage at TED with his stupid-looking Google glasses on and […]

Very Immature

Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different. —T.S. Elliot Samsung, how much more immature can you get?

You Can’t Do It Alone

My latest essay is up at Stemmings: Mothers and Fathers of Inventions. Mad Scientists. Innovators. We always hear about the lone wolves, but rarely do they act alone. Check it out.

What About Oz

What About Bob is a great movie and then you realize Frank Oz directed it and it takes it to another level.

Beauty Literally Moves Us

At the NYTimes, Lance Hosey on why we love beautiful things: Great design, the management expert Gary Hamel once said, is like Justice Potter Stewart’s famous definition of pornography — you know it when you see it. You want it, too: brain scan studies reveal that the sight of an attractive product can trigger the […]

Sony Announces Nothing

OK, I lie. They did show a controller on stage. Looks like those secondary screens will be getting a lot of use while we wait until the end of 2013 for the PS4 to ship.