The secret of hapiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and...– Bertrand Russell (via bestmadeco)
Your decisions about allocating your personal time, energy, and talent...– Clay Christensen
Coda: Open Separate Files in Split Window
You can also open separate files in split windows by right clicking files in the File Browser and selecting “Open in Split” or by dragging the file into an already open split. Now you can edit two separate files in a split window. Source: 20 Excellent Coda Tips, Nettuts+
Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles” As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there’s a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a “filter bubble” and don’t get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will...
Dot: 360º video capture for the iPhone 4 →
Snap Dot onto your iPhone 4 and in an instant you can capture fully immersive 360-degree videos and share them with anyone.
Gestural Interfaces: A Step Backwards In Usability →
by Don Norman and Jakob Neilsen “The first crop of iPad apps revived memories of Web designs from 1993, when Mosaic first introduced the image map that made it possible for any part of any picture to become a UI element. As a result, graphic designers went wild: anything they could draw could be a UI, whether it made sense or not. It’s the same with iPad apps: anything you can show...
There are too many shoddy, unconsidered things in the world already. Given the...– WHAT IS DESIGN? A Manifesto for the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011 by Project Projects (via viafrank)
Enter the Dragon by Roshan Murthy A short documentary that explores the Dungeons and Dragons subculture.
If our young men miscarry in their first enterprises, they lose all heart. If...– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance (via jacecooke)
The Infinite Version →
by Jeff Atwood, Coding Horror “For the longest time, web browsers have been strongly associated with specific versions. The very mention of Internet Explorer 6 or Netscape 4.77 should send a shiver down the spine of any self-respecting geek. And for good reason! Who can forget what a breakout hit Firefox 3 was, or the epochs that Internet Explorer 7, 8 and 9 represent in Microsoft history....
Many films diminish us. They cheapen us, masturbate our senses, hammer us with...– Roger Ebert on Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life
Concept to Code: Code Literacy in UX →
Ryan Betts, UX Magazine The DNA of our industry is rapidly evolving. Devices are multiplying like a zombie plague; once immutable patterns are being challenged; interface conventions are changing at an incredible pace; and, all the while, our documentation is struggling to stay relevant. This constant flux can be enough to make you want to quit and buy a farm. But one thing remains constant...
Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value.– Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
I can’t remember if this is my own theory or I read about this on Daring...– Kottke
To make something beautiful is to invest time and energy in it, and these two...– Aesthetics of Joy
Anything with the word sync in it, or cloud, or drive—it sounds too much like a...– Why Dropbox Avoids Industry Buzzwords Like “The Cloud” (via 9-bits)
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It...– Albert Einstein