Stephanie Cegielski was Trump’s top strategist but is now a defector. She’s written an open letter explaining things: I’ll say it again: Trump never intended to be the candidate. But his pride is too out of control to stop him now. You can give Trump the biggest gift possible if you are a Trump supporter: […]
Dead at 69, Patty Duke Lyrics from Get It Together, Beastie Boys
Morgane Santos sees (and feels) the unbearable homogeneity of design: Here’s a random sampling of the top posts on Dribbble at the time of this writing. We have lots of illustrations done in the exact same style: evenly weighted lines, flat, minimal, geometric, symmetric. A few samples of mobile design that were carefully edited to […]
America’s airlines are introducing a class below economy: Airlines have long seen profitability in investing heavily in first- and business-class while degrading the flying experience in coach to cut costs. But why stop there? Coach, they have discovered, can itself be subdivided, and then subdivided again. First there was the creation of premium economy, which […]
This week Mike talks about the downside of group chats, people who don’t know how to parallel park, hailing cabs and Uber rides, and clueless people at the gym. Subscribe on iTunes (or listen online)
Last week Basecamp CEO Jason Fried published a great piece on all the ways group chat applications like Slack are bad. The whole piece is a must-read, but here’s one nugget: Many chat platforms put a little green dot next to people telling you they are online/available. That’s called presence, and it’s worse than you […]
Instagram came out over 5 years ago (6 Oct 2010). Now, in March of 2016 it’s finally coming to Windows 10 Mobile. To add to the excitement, it’s a beta version!
So Google’s self-driving car had a minor fender bender with a bus the other day. In other news, dumbass humans get into 1,600,000 accidents per year because they’re texting while driving.
This week Mike and Bryan talk about the crap-tastic new Ghostbusters trailer, Donald Drumpf, and some other stuff. Listen Now
Michael Bierut reacts to the reactions to the new logo for The Met by providing an analogy to how it took time to appreciate the genius of Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew: But I can pinpoint the moment my mind was changed about what music was and what music could be. It was when I heard […]
Geoff Teehan explains Facebook’s new reaction buttons (“Not everything in life is Likable”) // Empty State: Mobile App “Nice-to-Have” Essential // Apparently Les Claypool has his own wines // triskaidekaphobia is fear of the number 13 // The Complete Conceptual History of the Millennium Falcon // Japanese Artists Show Off Their Workspaces // Scientists believe […]