Max Summers 1

Tuesday, November 13th 2012

What was it Samuels said? That all randomness was a pattern unseen? Something to that effect. I was feeling very random this morning when I woke up.

The year begins again in earnest. I arrived at the ungodly time of 9:30am to hear that my office's heating had broken down. I was peeved, but just shrugged and said "that's alright" and borrowed that blow-heater that smells of burning dog from Malcolm down the hall.

Zakmun

Monday, November 12th 2012

Zakmun

Skeuomorphs, Dematerialisation and the Puppetmasters

Saturday, November 10th 2012

Take a look at this:

Mac System 1.0 Desktop

Note the rubbish bin / trashcan. The vestiges of the real world trashcan remain in purely decorative form. This is a "skeuomorph".

What about this instead?

Mac System 1.0 Desktop

The original Mac designers could have used a "delete square" instead. Drag icons to the delete square and the thing the icon represents is deleted.

Clostramorgus

Friday, November 9th 2012

Clostramorgus

Squak

Thursday, November 8th 2012

Squak

Munkycoid

Wednesday, November 7th 2012

Munkycoid

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