Links van 15 februari 2015 tot 18 februari 2015

Butterick’s Practical TypographyAmong web-pub­lish­ing tools, I see Medium as the equiv­a­lent of a frozen pizza: not as whole­some as a meal you could make your­self, but for those with­out the time or mo­ti­va­tion to cook, a po­ten­tially bet­ter op­tion than just eat­ing peanut but­ter straight from the jar. The prob­lem, how­ever, is that Medium holds out its […]

Links van 30 september 2014 tot 3 oktober 2014

The Interactive Fiction CompetitionThe games of the 2014 Interactive Fiction Competition are ready for judging! Anyone can be a judge: just play and rate at least five games before November 15. A history of the They Might Be Giants song Birdhouse in Your Soul.For many of us, the world is a bit scarier than it […]

Links van 24 april 2014 tot 28 april 2014

Bras in Space: The Incredible True Story Behind Upcoming Film Spacesuit | The Credits.Instead, pitted against the military-industrial complex, Playtex created the 21-layer spacesuit, each layer distinct yet interrelated in function to the rest of the whole—a masterly combination of elegance, complexity, and form. Where the military contractors created cybernetic, armor-like suits (that failed, and […]

Links van 14 juni 2012 tot 22 juni 2012

I analyzed the chords of 1300 popular songs for patterns. This is what I found. | Blog – HooktheoryIn this article, we’ll look at the statistics gathered from 1300 choruses, verses, etc. of popular songs to discover the answer to a few basic questions. First we’ll look at the relative popularity of different chords based […]

Links van 18 december 2011 tot 23 december 2011

The Real Story Behind Apple’s ‘Think Different’ Campaign – ForbesIn writing this story, I’ve drawn from handwritten, dated creative journals I’ve diligently chronicled throughout my agency career as well as files I saved from the 1997 Apple time period (being a packrat often proves useful). In these journals are countless pages of notes and concepts […]