Notes on some of the books I read in January 2021.Read more "2021: January’s Bookshelf"
On spending users’ heartbeats wisely: Paul Ford’s closing keynote at the 2012 MFA Interaction Design Festival.Read more "Ten Timeframes"
The widely misattributed commencement address that was never a commencement address at all.Read more "Sunscreen"
Wherein I shamelessly steal an idea from Nina Katchadourian…Read more "Sorted Books"
Coming home is terrible…Read more "Bonedog by Eva H.D."
A remarkably prescient 24-year-old piece of writing from J.G. Ballard.Read more "J.G. Ballard’s introduction to Crash"
Toni Morrison on critical thinking, hope, and a reminder that we don’t have to accept the labels bestowed upon us by others.Read more "You are your own stories"
Neil Gaiman on the breaking the rules, the fraud police, fantastic mistakes, and making good art.Read more "Make good art"
Born in 1880 in Genoa, this engineer and architect, had grand designs indeed.Read more "The works of Renzo Picasso"
Old words, new wordplay and why I think Susie Dent is the best thing on Twitter.Read more "Collective nouns, and quiddling until quafftide"