Archive of: 2013
In no particular order, my albums of 2013.
- Black Casino And The Ghost - Some Dogs Think Their Name Is No
- Comanechi - You Owe Me Nothing But Love
- Endless Boogie - Long Island
- Erika Nockalls - Imminent Room
- Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse
- Jetplane Landing - Don’t Try
- The National - Trouble Will Find Me
- Public Service Broadcasting - Inform - Educate - Entertain
- Queens Of The Stone Age - …Like Clockwork
- Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt
Too many people think graphic design is not a specialty, but something anyone can do, because the tools to make decent-looking Web pages, newsletters, books, and the like are readily available. But design isn’t putting stuff on a page. It’s about solving visual problems through an iterative process of decisionmaking, which may involve consultation, or may happen in private. If you can’t master that process, you can’t work in the field.
Glenn Fleishman on Yahoo’s logo redesign.
8. When a company or industry is facing changes to its business due to technology, it will argue against the need for change based on the moral importance of its work, rather than trying to understand the social underpinnings.
10 Rules of Internet – Anil Dash.
That world formed the web’s foundations — without that world to build on, Google, Facebook, and Twitter couldn’t exist. But they’ve now grown so large that everything from that web-native world is now a threat to them, and they want to shut it down. “Sunset” it. “Clean it up.” “Retire” it. Get it out of the way so they can get even bigger and build even bigger proprietary barriers to anyone trying to claim their territory.
Well, fuck them, and fuck that.
Lockdown – Marco Arment.
If those services don’t trust me enough to give me an RSS feed, why should I trust them with my data?
Jeremy Keith — Battle for the planet of the APIs.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.