Archive for the 'Design' Category

A View of U.S. Electricity, by NPR

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

I just discovered a map created by NPR in April called Visualizing the U.S. Electric Grid and I think it’s the coolest thing I’ve seen, maybe ever. There’s a few things I’d do differently (scaling of power plant dots, etc.) but it does a far better job of presenting a ton of data than almost […]

Google is Dead

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

I think Google Search will become irrelevant within a couple years, but I’m interested in what other people think right now. When and why do you use Google, and what does it get you? To find a home page of a site you’re already aware of — I don’t remember the exact URL of John […]


Friday, November 14th, 2008

I recently got into three albums which are all surprisingly good, so I thought you should know: Rise Against – Appeal to Reason Somehow these guys keep getting better. It’s hard to argue whether this album sells out more or less than Siren Song… did, but both are effective and I think this album returns […]

The iPhone is Awesome

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

(big surprise) Review summary – Apple has created a little 3″ digital device that does almost everything, uses only your fingers as input, and has no instruction manual… and it works without an instruction manual. Everyone knows the feature list, so I’m going to play Mr. Negative and tell you what it doesn’t do. The […]

Wow Yahoo

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

So I was checking out Alexa’s Movers and Shakers today to scope out some design trends, and what do I discover but is the number one mover up. Apparently it’s recent enough that Alexa hasn’t realized their link to it is broken… they assume every web address starts with www. I type in it’s […]

Chalk one up…

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

for the portfolio. I’ll probably add it to that page at some point.

The Greatest Gift

Saturday, October 22nd, 2005

I have decided it’s alcohol. It’s fun to give, it’s fun to receive, it’s fun to share. A good deal all around, really. So last week I spent about 10 hours a day Sun-Tues working on a new web design. It finally works, with adjustable font and window sizes, dynamic rollovers, all the cool stuff, […]