A delightful dialogue …on the moon!
This instance of collective action from inside a tech company is important, not just for the specifics of Google, but in acting as an example to workers in other companies.
And of all the demands, this is the one that could have the biggest effect in the US tech world:
An end to Forced Arbitration.
The ability of the physical world — a floor, a wall — to act as a screen of near infinite resolution becomes more powerful the more time we spend heads-down in our handheld computers, screens the size of palms. In fact, it’s almost impossible to see the visual patterns — the inherent adjacencies — of a physical book unless you deconstruct it and splay it out on the floor.
Craig gives us a walkthrough—literally—of the process behind the beautiful Koya Bound book.
Deciding to make any book is an act of creative faith (and ego and hubris, but these aren’t all exclusionary). But before Dan and I sold any copies of Koya Bound, we walked atop the pages that would become the book, not really knowing if there existed an audience for the book.
The thesis: any film is improved by playing Walk Of Life by Dire Straits over the ending.
The proof: this website.
(this is absorbing and brilliant)
Josh walks through the process he took to enabling SSL on his site (with particular attention to securing assets on CloudFront).
If you’re coming to the Responsive Day Out next week, bring your dog. Laura is organising a special Web Talk Dog Walk for the next day.
A nice stroll around Marseilles at night without any of the traditional danger.
I like this idea of slow journalism: taking seven years to tell a story.
Craig writes about the hologram of his quantified self.
Add your moonwalk to the collection.
Because you can never have too much cowbell.
Christmas letters to Christopher Walken.
Find out whether you really need a car in your neighbourhood. My place got a score of 75 which is pretty darn good.
Run around Soho shooting cartoons.
Leta is walking, much to my relief and absolute delight.