Design is not art, since art exists as an answer to a question posed by an individual artist while design exists as an answer to a question posed by the marketplace. Design must have an audience to come into being … Design needs an economy to exist, while art does not.
http://hbr.org/2013/03/the-multitasking-paradox/ar/1 I’ve long been a fan of mono-tasking. This interactive infographic on HBR illustrates how damaging multitasking (or frequent task switching) can be to your productivity.
I’m consolidating my web content here because of some powerful remarks by Tantek Çelik on Jeffrey Zeldman’s Big Web Show podcast. Tantek spoke convincingly about the importance of owning our own data.
Amazon just announced their new AutoRip service which will automatically load the MP3 version of an album to your cloud storage whenever you buy a physical CD from them. I once knew a music lover who ripped his entire library to his iPod, but would sit in his living room looking at the CD case … Read More