Monthly Archives: July 2016

“Sitting around waiting for an idea is the worst thing you can do. All ideas come out of the work itself.”

That title is a quote from a great profile over at The New York Times by Wil S. Hylton on one of my favorite artists of all time, Chuck Close. It’s titled, The Mysterious Metamorphosis of Chuck Close: he has recently set about leaving much of his old life behind: filing for divorce from his […]

The Republican Internal Class War

Back in January, The Atlantic published an article by David Frum on the internal class war going on in the Republican party. I finally got around to reading it and it’s still very relevant and it’s great. Here’s a piece: When Trump first erupted into the Republican race in June, he did so with a […]

Accessibility Guidelines

If you’re a web designer or developer, check out Vox Media’s handy Accessibility Guidelines Checklist. Also, if you’re on a Mac, there’s a great color blindness simulator you can install called Color Oracle. It’s been out for many years, but I just installed it on my new MacBook Pro running El Capitan (10.11.6) and it […]

DeSoto on Valencia

Taken from Instagram From Wikipedia: The DeSoto make was founded by Walter Chrysler on August 4, 1928, and introduced for the 1929 model year. It was named after the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto. The DeSoto logo featured a stylized image of the explorer who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of […]

Peter Thiel

Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley tech investor Peter Thiel, who will speaking tonight at the GOP convention: According to BuzzFeed: “The speech will cover why Donald Trump is better for America over Hillary Clinton because of Trump’s anti-war stance and Trump’s economic credentials. Thiel is also expected to say that he’s proud to be gay.” […]