I recently joined Tumblr to join the world of fun, snarky blogs. My personal blog is at http://asinclarkkent.tumblr.com/ though I don’t think I’ll be using it that much. Instead, I’ll mostly be contributing to a few blogs thought up by the lovely Librarial.
http://justeatthelastone.tumblr.com/ documents people’s hilarious inability to eat the last of any box of anything. 11 1/2 donuts down in 2 minutes, and then the last 1/2 donut sits for the rest of the day.
http://catsarebadathiding.tumblr.com/ posts photos of cats who think they are cleverly hiding, but are really easily spotted. Cats are dumb but lovable.
http://hipsterssaythedarndestthings.tumblr.com/ pretty much explains itself.
Where did that term come from, “look and feel”? When has anybody felt a design? It’s become such a meaningless term now, a ubiquitous favorite from lowly advertising interns to corporate figureheads.
New Years Resolution 2011: Create a term to replace “look and feel”
First of all, when is the last time you’ve heard the internet referred to as the “information super-highway”? It’s really quite a dumb phrase, but it was at least somewhat accurate for a while. Recently though, I’ve noticed that the tool we once imagined would be a streamlined source of important international information has become a giant cluster of inane snippets and desperate attempts at grabbing attention. Read the rest of this entry »
Following up on last week’s post about things I never want to see online again, I’ve compiled a list of the 5 great new technologies which will help make those old atrocities obsolete forever. Read the rest of this entry »
The only thing worse than a friend overstaying their welcome is an odd acquaintance you never really liked overstaying their welcome. The same is true when it comes to web technologies and design practices. Some things are just so awful it’s tough to imagine them ever being conceived, much less sticking around for a decade. Here are the top 5 things I’d like to see go away forever. Read the rest of this entry »