Rant

 
A Eulogy for Copy

Copy, the excellent and highly useful service that provided easy-to-use cloud file syncing, sharing and data backup, will discontinue their service on May 1 of this year. I was both …

 
How I’d Save Radio Shack

Remember Radio Shack? It was the go to place for the do-it-yourself electronics tinkerer. I was a regular customer there, in the early to mid 90s, at a time when …

 
My Thoughts on the iPad Pro

Last week, at the Apple Keynote, the iPad Pro was announced to plenty of fanfare. Collectively, many artists around the web cheered “Hurrah!” while others with a more jaded viewpoint …

 
Apple, We Have a Problem

There was a time when Apple software was easy to use. Alas, with the advent of PhotoStream, iCloud and a bunch of other nonsense, simple tasks like deleting photos from …

 
Why Old Comic Strips Should Die With their Creator

Ivan Brunetti’s recent article, describing his experience in briefly taking over the Nancy comic strip in the ’90s, really struck a chord with me. I found myself agreeing with everything …

 
What Every Designer Can Learn from Watching Cutthroat Kitchen

It’s no lie. I’m a terrible cook. Alton Brown: Mr Cutthroat Kitchen himself. While my culinary skills are limited to burning making toast and chopping vegetables and fruit, I’m strangely …