(Dominic Boyer/Cymene Howe)
Another morning, trying to fight down the sheer panic and disbelief.
It’s like this has come out of nowhere.
Except it hasn’t. We’ve been warned for decades about global warming, loss of biodiversity and pollution. I read Al Gore’s
in University. I heard Earth in the Balance Midnight Oil singing about it. Greenpeace was always in the news, and as a Student in the 90’s I felt like the world was onboard with doing something about it. That there was plenty of time. Continue reading “Is this really happening?”
Once there was a village and in it lived many types of people from all over the land, the Mayor, a few rich merchants and a small group called the Haters.
Continue reading “The Village and the Haters”
You know Ghostbusters 2, where there’s all that pink slime and it’s making people really angry and mean? Social media and most popular media is that pink slime.
And we’re back.
After running Jekyll for a few years, I’m back on WordPress. I just need to write, and easily from any device. I need a workflow that works from anyhwere.
So apologies if things look a little broken, this is a fixer-upper!
Growing up I got into computers around the age of 7. I started with a ZX Spectrum +, then a +2, then an Atari ST.
Continue reading “Computers and HTML”
Reusable, portable, rapid, infinite battery life.
So stoked that I found this page in an old notebook of mine. I used it when I went to the FOWD 2010 conference, and heard a talk by Ethan Marcotte that changed my whole approach to making websites.
This encapsulates so much of what I think about how the world has changed for people. You can’t compare this to the experience you have nowadays in commercial air travel.
2 very minimalist approaches:
(original source: http://kottke.org/13/09/the-ernest-hemingway-burger)
The old John Rocca was getting a bit too funky, upgraded to a nice Marimekko bag!