When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out...– Vincent Van Gogh
You were great. I mean really. You were a tiny skitter across the floor at 4am that left us wholly confused and buzzing with adrenaline. Not an easy thing to accomplish. The cat still yearns for you. She paces back and forth, sniffing at all of your favorite corners and crevices. We try to tell her you are gone, but she just doesn’t believe us. Perhaps you aren’t gone. Perhaps...
You Are Not So Smart: Confirmation Bias →
People who already supported Obama were the same people buying books which painted him in a positive light. People who already disliked Obama were the ones buying books painting him in a negative light. Just like with pundits, people weren’t buying books for the information, they were buying them for the confirmation.
A New Blog
me: I started a new Ruby on Rails blog:
me: Do you like the footer?
brother: It smells good
Allie Brosh on thegloss.com →
If you’re a fan of Hyperbole and a Half, definitely check out Allie Brosh’s work on this “more than just fashion” blog.
People are taking the piss out of you everyday. They butt into your life, take a...– Banksy, from Cut It Out
I don’t care what it is, when it has an LCD screen, it makes it better.– Kevin Rose
Beyond Frustration: Three levels of happy design →
Now we talk about experience design rather than just usability. Now it’s not good enough to just be usable. The design has to fit into peoples’ lives. It actually has to make people happy, and anticipate their needs.
I'M COMIC SANS, ASSHOLE. →
People love me. Why? Because I’m fun. I’m the life of the party. I bring levity to any situation. Need to soften the blow of a harsh message about restroom etiquette? SLAM. There I am. Need to spice up the directions to your graduation party? WHAM. There again. Need to convey your fun-loving, approachable nature on your business’ website? SMACK. Like daffodils in motherfucking...
I could add comments to my tumblog →
But after some thought, I don’t think I will. Tumblr reblogs work just fine, and if Tumblr isn’t something you’re really into, my posts will be forwarded to various social networks, and I’d love to see responses to my posts there. Why no comments here on this site? Comments threads are clunky and unpredictable. They expose websites to things that have no purpose being...
Problems are usually pretty simple. We just imagine that they require hard...– Rework (37signals)
Our games are not designed for young people. If you’re a parent and buy one of...– Lazlow Jones (of Rockstar Games)