Sameness

April 8th, 2002 § Four comments § permalink

Homogeneity isn’t necessarily bad; sometimes it’s beautiful. More often, though, it means that something has gone horribly wrong.

The war of the settlements

April 8th, 2002 § Comments off § permalink

From the New York Review of Books, an excellent history lesson in a nutshell, explaining the events that made the current conflict between Israelis and Palestinians inevitable.

Hooray for Bollywood

April 7th, 2002 § Comments off § permalink

I quite enjoyed Monsoon Wedding, except for the part where the old man behind me snored through 10 minutes of it.

In the film, the bride’s father called an out-of-town relative “the 100% most stupid duffer.” It’s my new favorite insult. I plan to use it constantly.

No relief

April 3rd, 2002 § Comments off § permalink

From Salon, an article about America’s crackdown on pain medication. Important though it may be to prevent abuse of drugs like OxyContin, it’s simply cruel to deny appropriate medication to someone who suffers from chronic pain or terminal illness.

Busy busy

April 3rd, 2002 § One comment § permalink

Oops. Distracted again.

I started redesigning pinchy.org a few weeks ago, but then I got busy with CSS wrangling at work. After spending an afternoon trying to figure out which browsers support each CSS2 table property, I’m just not in the mood to come home and do more Web development.

If you want an idea of what I’ve been up to lately, check out Jesse James Garrett’s visual vocabulary for information architecture and interaction design. For everyone else, why not enjoy an adorable, cursor-hungry bunny?

Where am I?

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