Fifteen – Lucky

May 16, 2014,

Fifteen – Lucky I got this album many years ago, before I even went to universty. I’d moved out of home and was living in Leeds with some friends. We were part of the punk rock scene and I/we were exploring the many political and ethical questions that were raised by the music – sexism, […]

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Mind Fire

May 12, 2014

I picked up Mind Fire by Scott Berkun recently. On holiday I finally settled down to read it. How refreshing. How inspiring. How confirming. How confirming‽ What I mean by that is that it’s wonderful to get some confirmation of my thought patterns. I often find myself pondering all sorts of infentesiomaly small details, or […]

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Instant data, a speculative fiction, and Wolfram Alpha

February 25, 2014

We’re reached this point where everyone is constantly staring at their phones, myself included —though I’m trying to mitigate that. I’ve also often heard people talking about how having the internet available to you to find the answer to something quickly destroys conversation, speculative conversation, as to what the answer might be. The joy being […]

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Code Monkey

February 3, 2014,

The Silent Subcontractor by Laura Kalbag This article explains perfectly some of the frustrations I’ve had recently when working with an agency. Many times when working on a project small issues crop up. Issues that can easily be solved with a quick chat or a quick explanation as to why something has been implemented slightly […]

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BEM navigation menu

January 23, 2014,

BEM1 is all the rage right now. It’s a methodology for naming your CSS classes that gives you, and other developers, a much greater idea of what the class is doing. There are a few variations on how it’s implemented but the basic ideas are the same. CSS Wizard gives a good clear overview of […]

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Art History and the Internet

January 16, 2014

Art, architecture, and even graphic design, have critics and historians that give context to new work through the lenses of culture and important work from the past. — Jason Santa Maria This is an interesting point. The mentioned are easy to view. A website or coffee table book can display these design elements and discuss […]

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