A few years back, I had a side-of-the-desk project illustrating the internal process by which my organization would write, review, edit, and publish blog posts. We called it the Wheel of Communication due to its cyclical nature, although soon the illustration itself was reviewed and edited and redesigned and reviewed again and edited again and redesigned again until we were left with a Waterfall of Communication 11″x17″ poster to hang on everyone’s wall. Continue reading
Steve Jobs died yesterday. He was fifty-six. Two days earlier I turned thirty-four. Twenty-two years doesn’t seem like much to have left.
Once upon a time, I had a blog. Now I’m not so sure. Consider the facts. Continue reading
The NFL has announced that this year will be the last time they redesign the Superbowl logo. After over forty years of wild mutations and embarrassing zeitgeists, it’s finally been standardized. Let’s say goodbye to some old gems. Continue reading
Two years since its conception, my “modular solar” project is now up-and-running. Here’s how I did it and how I’d do it differently if I started today. Continue reading
My darkest secret was recently revealed at a dinner party: I’m a roleplayer. When asked why, I said I had an answer but it was a long one. Here it is. Continue reading
Before making resolutions for 2010, I reviewed those I had made each January 1st throughout the ‘Naughties. While many had been checked off, those that remained suggested a new strategy. Continue reading
I tried to describe the logo my mother should look for—a half-black, half-white, double-bucketed asexual figure in front of a 3d globe—and suddenly realized how to better support the Fair Trade movement. Continue reading