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Thursday, January 25th, 2018

The King vs. Pawn Game of UI Design · An A List Apart Article

I love this analogy and I love this approach—starting with the simplest possible thing and building up from there. This article talks about taking that approach for UI design, but it’s pretty much the same thing I talk about for development in Resilient Web Design.

As Shakespeare once didn’t say, progressive enhancement by any other name would smell as sweet.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

What’s wrong with big data? | New Humanist

The view that more information uncritically produces better decisions is visibly at odds with our contemporary situation.

A superb piece of research and writing by James, skewering the technological determinism that underlies the current faith in “big data.” At best, this misplaced trust is inaccurate; at worst, it is deadly.

To the algorithmic imagination, the practice of journalism and the practice of terrorism appear to be functionally identical.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Lego Chess - a set on Flickr

An Empire Strikes Back chess set made of Lego. I love it!

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Lego Chess

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Boxing clever in Germany

I wonder if I can find a game of Chess Boxing before I leave Berlin.