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#COVID19 — or a recipe to fight zombies

COVID-19. I don't really want to talk about it. Enough to say it exists and is happening. But what this means, for the population; I really can not say.  I am sure the social networks are storming. Reticent to even look. It's bad, I'm sure. Millions of voices, screaming. Here come the zombies We all … Continue reading #COVID19 — or a recipe to fight zombies

Making friends with strangers. Exploring social media on Twitter

I went from five to thirty followers in one day. Posted using hashtags and at symbols. Joined a chorus of talking voices all hoping to be heard. If they follow, I follow too. We chase each other around, yelling into the crowd: notice me, like me, see me. Mundane observations become the fuel for the … Continue reading Making friends with strangers. Exploring social media on Twitter

Huckberry.com: The artifice of the working man.

Recently I got a password alert from Google. Someone had compromised one of my accounts. I found Huckberry.com and discovered I had created an account there. Why, when, I don’t know. It must have been a time of aspirational thinking if they can sell a work shirt for $128. Shoes. Denim. Coats. Everything is of … Continue reading Huckberry.com: The artifice of the working man.

Affinity: What designers should be using

If I were running a graphic department today I would have already switched them over to it. I am as certain with this as I was with Adobe CS3. Affinity is the future of graphic design. Adobe will diminish. With it Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. They subscribed themselves out of a customer. They innovated out of … Continue reading Affinity: What designers should be using