This is my jumbled mix of thoughts related to design, branding, technology, intelligence, psychology and the convergence of these subjects. With a bit of totally random hyperbole mixed in. Enjoy! (And as always, please feel free to comment and further the discussion.)
I hope you have as much fun reading them as I've had writing them.
view Deployment nirvana: deploy your python apps as pip packages
view Feature flipping with environment variables
view Math, programming, development - some rules to live by
view An algorithm for sustainability: Ecological clustering
view An application "algebra" design
view A new type of diagram: helical, cyclical and temporal.
view Learned (and good) application architecture principles
view Tips for creating a classic, useful programming library
view Haptic interface ideas
view The easy way to create Cartesian trees
view Refactoring real, large, and messy codebases
view Exploratory Programming: cool ideas from books
view The case for a living wage - an atypical perspective
view A quick rant on the structure of math, and symbolic thought
view Constructs, parallelism, paradigms and the groovy flow of computation
view Practicing and understanding comprehensions in Python
view I am the sum of my internal states
view Make everything free: a case for defeating the patent trolls
view Free Open Source Bounty
view The Workforce Imperative
view NO-Boilerplate - ideas for future programming interfaces
view Solving the worlds riddles with teamwork, cooperation and strategy.
view Logo look-alikes: squarespace and mutual mobile
view More productive engineer hiring.
view Git log total LOC + refactoring
view life as DRAFT: design, invention (and life) are never finished products.
view The Paradigm shift: context + module
view Fiverr logo: an honest critique of a $5 logo experiment
view Logo look-alikes: Opscode and Clipartof.com
view Google innovation: true to form or irrelevant anyway?
view Font Metadata + Search Engines
view 2012: Happy New Year from Digital Defiant Studios
view Where I stand on SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act)
view Vector dumb objects
view The Google model, benevolence, and positive feedback loops
view Google map art
view Twising and deforming the UL: mapping the applications of lists across the web
view Jonas Salk: a hero of benevolence and a model of behavior
view Crowd-sourced design: consesquence of the commons (and plane crashes!)
view Master principles of logo design: iterative evolution and finding the organic patterns within
view Styleguides across the web
view The power of fail: why we need to redefine "failure" and recognize its transforming greatness
view Crowdsourcing education and why school = failure
view sogoL: backwards brands and the meanings they create
view 99designs but a job ain't one
view Clipart conundrum, dinner and a movie
view "Death by Open Source" and the bigger picture
view Too big for your britches: corporate overgrowth and a procedural solution
view Third Renaissance: DIY revolution
view Pudding Proof: why DHS seizures and body scanners are going to stifle America (and more)
view What if logos were CAPTCHAs?
view The age of logo stunts
view Brandcodes: letter spacing as identifier
view Branded backgrounds and textures: do's and dont's
view The type refiners guide to sexy logos and typographic illustrations
view Brand as a personality; brand as a person.
view Kerning + tracking letterforms for logos; the definitive thesis (or why I obsess over typography)
view GMO - The bad, the good and the ugly
view How we can fight greed with economical freedom and commons
view data.gov and why it should be the new web innovation trend
view It's all about the datamines, baby.
view Images - the original web "object"
view Promoting Benevolent Companies
view Cheesiest design agency slogans ever.