People sometimes ask me what a widescreen presentation is.
Horace Dediu on how best to serve a customer’s needs.
…those who deliver only what customers ask for end up marginalized and bereft of profit.
Over at ilovetypography.com, Laurie Frear has assembled an interesting post on “optotypes” and the history of their use in testing vision from the 1830’s to the present.
Haunting animation of slave ships crossing Atlantic from the 1500s to the 1800s.
I’m not sure people can really can cook anything great when they’re under a lot of pressure or if they’re unhappy.
Successful Australian chef, Ben Shewry talks about how fatherhood relates to his career.
I’d like to read Jennifer Jordon’s new book about the nostalgia of food.
Edible Memory reminds us that food isn’t just something we eat. It’s something we feel. This realization shouldn’t be mistaken to mean these feelings and memories are fundamentally an individual and individuating experience. To feel is to be connected. This book, more than most out there that interrogate food cultures, tells a story about food that helps us understand its deeply sociological underbelly.
—Michael S. Carolan, Colorado State University
An astonishingly young Ashima Shiraishi has just completed on of the world’s toughest rock climbs
Rosetta type has released a 72 font typeface, Skolar Sans to compliment their serif face Skolar. Reminds me a lot of my old friend Meta (and Meta Pro).
It turns out there is a link between walking and creative thinking.
We’ll have to try these on Freddie.
The spreads for sliced apples sound simple and delicious. Spiced almond butter, yum. Feta and tahini: why didn’t I think of that?