Just spent a wonderful week in London and brought back the following books from the Tate’s excellent selection and from London Design Week:
- “Bauhaus Ballet: A Popup Performance” by Gabby Dawnay & Lesley Barnes
- “Copywriting: Successful Writing for Design, Advertising and Marketing” by Mark Shaw
- “A Designer’s Research Manual” by Jenn & Ken Visocky O’Grady
- “Beauty” by Sagmeister & Walsh
- “Computational Thinking” by Peter J. Denning & Matti Tedre
- London Design Festival 2019 guidebook
What we've been thinking about all these years
Data, hmm. And yet not Spock.
Mental models are representation of how something works. We can’t keep all of the details of the world in our brains, so we use models to simplify the complex into understandable and organizable chunks.
@universal_traveler I have so many accounts from the late 90s, early 00s that I never consciously stopped using or canceled, but my usage just fell lower on the priority until I just stopped. Several web forums come to mind, and at least one is still running, and last I checked my account is still there. It is both good and bad. My gmail account is approaching 15 years old. But I would rather forget my posts on from even an older time on https://megatokyo.com/ :cringe:
TIL that you can set two (or more) background images for the same container in #CSS and my day just got so much better 😌
CERN recreated the original WorldWideWeb browser for you to try out https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/24/18238493/cern-original-worldwideweb-browser-online-museum-history-web