A day interrupted by some appalling office soup slurping #notcricket
What are the five most challenging interview questions for a designer?
When do the elements of collage become your own work?
Fergal looks a little Terminator here http://bit.ly/XQXmG #digitalbritain
RT @kottkedotorg: Thom Yorke has a new band http://bit.ly/2PZRRM yay
RT @jasonmesut: I’m on the designers’ side - Starck is the worst client/ tutor ever: shit brief, no fans, shit brief no fans #designforlife
Why do so many designers with an online portfolio always say when showing it to you “it needs updating”
Pietersen mullet hat tip Lloyd Cole
Listening to a guy argue with the Wall St J over a hiked yearly subscription. Not a pretty hike mind. Deciding not to wade in….
looks forward now to Dopplr becoming useful - it has the potential
design is a silent salesman… contributing not just increased efficiency… but also assurance and confidence (Henry Dreyfuss)
Master typographers don’t get tired of repeating that the main rule of the typographer is to make the text as easy to read as possible (@iA)
Straw to join BNP’s Nick Griffin in Question Time debate http://bit.ly/3hUo57 should he be given soapbox or not - Griffin that is, not Straw
Beach ball browser freeze trouble with Snow Leopard: there is a workaround http://bit.ly/XIwLK (thanks @iA)
District9 review: cold chowder
The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savage - what a great record
RT @iA: Chart: The Death of the Newspaper Industry http://post.ly/6Ki5
don’t be nervous. hAve you a presentation? #thishappened
Great podcast from Andrew Weatherall on Rotters Golf Club http://www.rottersgolfclub.co.uk/
RT @andybudd: In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable, Eisenhower - fits perfectly
I need UX people….
I know what’s missing with that Microsoft Windows 7 release party video - spliced snippets of hardcore porn everytime they say ‘party’
Overheard Overground conversation regarding the best platform at West Croydon to work at. Schhhh there might be an App in this
Google is standing in the paddling pool with Wave
I’m happy to be all Helvetica at #London_ia - are you?
Sunny Day Real Estate have sorted the drums
i’m saving up to live here http://bit.ly/ppTzW #highbury
bored with your web browser - here’s 57 to choose from http://bit.ly/4nOnp0
Popular Alternative 57 Web Browser →
installing Windows7 in Parallels from a USB stick. haha
RT @mashable: BIONIC EYE: Augmented Reality on the iPhone - http://bit.ly/oIBXW (but dodgy business model) be wary before installing
A List Apart: Articles: Inline Validation in Web... →
you’d really really really really REALLY would think Apple would be able to get Me.com/mail working on Safari wouldn’t you. Google HELP!
still stand by the fact that technology needs to think of a solution regarding web form filling that goes beyond users filling in forms
can someone please tell me if there is a worse online experience than Autotrader’s banner ad blitz?
remember, sometimes design over content does win
job taking precedent
via @otrops Tube map showing the number of steps you have to walk if you get off a stop early http://bit.ly/kFwp1 #tubemaphelp
feck wasting time on Prezi - master Keynote is my plan…
being reminded of how much The Pixies pinched from The Gun Club….
if you ever want to learn how not to do a presentation - (un)learn here http://bit.ly/1hY210
very good Norman Stiles, “Paratrooper Training” http://oldjewstellingjokes.com/ (via @qwghlm)
Brief write up of weekend’s trip to Brunel’s Tunnel http://bit.ly/j6SrY
sunglasses in the office a big no no
Brunel’s Tunnel →
This weekend saw the launch of the Geek Atlas, a book by John Graham-Cumming at the Brunel Museum which also marked the occasion by opening up the grand entrance hall to the Thames Tunnel. …
The LEGO Turing Machine http://bit.ly/3PFlsl
Apple should consider buying Dropbox cause the piece of shit they call iDisk seems to be powered by a blinded nag
Lehmann Brothers (in administration) forever
looking for Dopplr and Brightkite usage data. over the hill?