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2013-02-20 (Wednesday)


  1. Gamasutra: Mike Rose’s Blog - Using SimCity to diagnose my home town’s traffic problem

    Replicating a real town’s traffic problems. I still can’t wait. (via Terra Nova)

  2. SimCity vs. The Suburban Sprawl - Tested

    Different road layouts in the new SimCity. I can’t wait.

  3. Chromatophobia: My Fear of Color: Observatory: Design Observer

    Michael Bierut on his cluelessness about how to choose colours. I’m glad it’s not just me. (via @cityofsound)

  4. Boiling Spacetime: How Time Works In The Graphic Novel

    Warren Ellis: “You can make time run so fast that the reader thinks that your comic has been injected into their eyeball, or so slow and heavy that the reader feels like you’ve boiled a doorstop novel into some condensed informational substrate.”


  • philgyford’s avatar

    @tomcoates It’s OK, I’m sure will do a special Google Glass design soon.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @blech @paulpod Yes. “Live your dream! Do what you want to do!” Yeah, bravo, well done, slow hand clap, etc.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @paulpod I can’t bear to. Heaven forfend this amazing technology might have to deal with real problems.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @paulpod Yeah, not, “Maxine works as a cleaner, and lives in a council-supplied room in a B&B two hours from work.”

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @paulpod Or being old. Or poor.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @beekernortham Are you in a sitcom?

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  • alicebartlett’s avatar

    Draw some faces on your feet, sneak them into shot but pretend you don’t know what’s going on. Best Skype gag ever