A collection of album artwork and promotional flyers created by Winston Smith for one of my favourite bands. I didn’t realise that he was behind the Dead Kennedys logo; I doodled “DK” in my notebooks all the time in high school.
Archive for October 21st, 2011
“It weighs only thirty ounces.”
Remember this rant regarding Google+ and Amazon from a week or so ago?
Everyone just laughed at me a lot, all the way up to the top, for having committed what must be the great-granddaddy of all Reply-All screwups in tech history.
There are some great stories in this followup regarding Amazon and Google alike.
The fact that the House and Senate have yet to agree on a long-term transportation bill, and the fact that Republicans have shown no interest so far in funding more intercity rail programs using the public purse, suggests that the situation is unlikely to get better for now.
This is likely to put a dent in plans to open the new [California high-speed] rail line by 2020.
Yet another blow for reasonable discourse to the detriment of the public.
The joke is the coffee is Oslo is so light that the beans go straight from jute bags […] to a grinder without ever seeing the inside of a roaster.
Sounds floral and fragrant in such a different way to dark roasts. I’d love to get my hands on some. If you live in Oslo and can supply me with beans, please get in touch.
I’m avoiding linking to excerpts and spoilers from Steve Jobs’ biography. However, I noticed that Amazon is currently pricing the Kindle version at nearly three dollars more than the hardcover, and a dollar more than the abridged audiobook. On the iBooks store, the book is priced about the same as the hardcover is on Amazon.
This isn’t an affiliate link, by the way.
Moby is crazy enough to think that soul, blues and electronic elements would combine in a pleasing way. Yet again, he’s correct.
Robin Wauters, reporting on findings by research2guidance:
37% of the applications that were published on Android Market were later removed – for a variety of reasons – while Apple has kicked off only 24% of published apps,
Here’s the free report, if you’d like to read more.
Writing that post on skeuomorphism reminded me of this excellent talk by Josh Clark. It’s a few months old, but still excellent.