I remember reading, somewhere, that picking your nails was, in psychotherapy terms, a “mild form of self-abuse”. In which case, hello, my name is Gordon and I abuse myself. Hmm that last sentence doesn’t sound quite right. Anyway, yes I pick my nails, rarely use clippers and yes I tend to do it when I’m…Continue reading Bad habits
Is Apple Evil? ~ “Apple is evil. At least it is if you subscribe to the notion that some corporations are good and most are evil. In reality, all corporations are pretty much the same, and if they do things you like then they’re “good,” and if they do things you don’t like, well, they’re…Continue reading is apple evil?
Internet People – a silly song and video about all those silly people and things you’ve heard about on the internet. If you can’t be bothered watching it, here’s the list.
If you put your mind to it, you can justify anything, even find business uses for Twitter. Who knew?
TED talk by John Maeda: Simplicity Patterns. Brilliant. His book is pretty amazing too. Smart guy.
I ‘write’ at my desk (office or home), perhaps improving that will improve my writing? After all, look where these writers spend their writing time.
I’ve been chasing this train of thought for a while now and decided to start writing my thoughts down in the vague hope that they come together in a way that makes sense to others. It seems to make sense to me but, as yet, there are a few grey areas into which I may…Continue reading Spanning the divide
Join up! They say. It’s fun, it’s cool, you can add friends, link to hundreds of people you don’t really know. And on and on. Whether it’s from the service itself, or from people using the service, the friendly, fun, “2.0” emails continue to flood my inbox. Ignoring most I eventually pick one to try,…Continue reading And more begat more
The introduction of the Eames Lounge Chair, a classic piece of design from 1956.
Some council workers got sacked because they spent too much time on the internet (eBay in particular). Apparently this isn’t really their fault, with Union officials blaming bosses for “putting temptation in their way” – by allowing access to the internet. Now, I’ve never had access to, or worked within an organisation that has, a…Continue reading State of the Union