few reasons to break ui/ux conventions: because you didn’t think because you think breaking conventions equals innovation because you think following conventions equals following conventions done wrong because you think it makes something truly better because it actually does make something truly better
Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets →
“Sass makes CSS fun again. Sass is CSS, plus nested rules, variables, mixins, and more, all in a concise, readable syntax.”
Fuck Yeah Girls & Bikes! →
this tumblr presents a couple of problems for me. one, it exists. two, i have eyes.
NYC Garbage on SBS - KOREA on Vimeo (via Justin Gignac)
For Otto on Vimeo
Failing Fast: Getting Projects Out of the Lab →
a good panel discussion transcript from UX Mag. look for the subtle differences between “product is an extension of your brand” vs. “product is what imposes its will on your brand” vs. “fuck the brand. i’m here to ship aggressively.”
1. Have an argument.– Seth’s Blog: How to lose an argument online
The Gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment...– Troy (2004) - Memorable quotes
“award tour” - a tribe called quest
this is not a comment but an actual question. why did it become acceptable to see ads on top of running videos? when did it become something we can tolerate? i’m guessing most of you won’t feel the same way if you saw ads on top of your photos on flickr or on top of your resume on linkedin. so what is it about the nature of this most dynamic, dramatic,...
“2/2” - bang on a can
it's been days...
where are my fucking 1080p pre-roll ads?
everytime i travel underground i get a sneaking suspicion that it’s not the train that moves but the ground above us. and i am convinced that everyone’s in on the joke except for me.
Overdrift on Vimeo (via Duncan Brothers)
Isometric Federation Starship Bridge Illustrations →
I’ve never subscribed to the idea that only what can be measured can be managed– stephen o’grady this quote makes me think about a bunch of different things; the engagement of empowered and impassioned community, the emotional association to a brand, the notion of community driven design vs. design driven community, the surface UI vs. the core UX, etc.
“dont’ cry” - asia
After a more than hour-long debate, six panelists were split between two...– Could Time Name Twitter ‘Person of the Year’? - Jason Fell - Blogs Editorial @ FolioMag.com pro tip: stop trying to be clever. pick a carbon-based biological entity instead.
perhaps one the best premature ejaculation i’ve ever seen online. can you imagine the size of hard-on arrington must’ve had while writing this “article” cozily wrapped in 20 or so ad banners? the best part: mention of jason calacanis.
What design researchers can learn from hostage... →
Subtraction is... →
the only site i revisit just to make sure that it’s not changed.
Kazuki Tomokawa - A Take Away Show #98 - Part II on Vimeo (via La Blogotheque)
one is detachable
mr. sears: it's too big to fit through your kitchen door. we're gonna have to take the door off.
sox: the kitchen door or the refrigerator doors?
mr. sears: either one. which one should we try first?
sox: let me think.