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2012-11-11 (Sunday)


  1. Apple’s design problems aren’t skeuomorphic « counternotions

    A really good look at the more fundamental problems with iOS and OS X, how that compares with the old days when the Human Interface Guidelines were the law, and whether one person, Ive, can really keep on top of such a wide range of potential problems. (via Daring Fireball)

  2. The Magical Tech Behind Paper For iPad’s Color-Mixing Perfection | Fast Company

    I do like this use of maths to make something “feel” right to users. (via Daring Fireball)

  3. “We started drive farming in November 2011. The reason was simple, the supply of the 3TB hard drives…”

    Backblaze’s staff, friends and family buying hard drives in small numbers from many stores when the flooding in Thailand restricts supply. (via New Aesthetic)


  • philgyford’s avatar

    @plsj Yeah, two episodes in and it’s a bit dull. The two new characters have very little, er, character.