Woodstock ’69 Don’t know how many times I watched the original documentary of the 1969 Woodstock Festival. This was back in the late eighties, I was a late teen, wannabe musician. That film documented a unique, historic moment of music… Continue Reading →
These arresting ethereal images seem to be the product of contemporary art direction heavy on nostalgic whimsy. In fact they are from 1913. These are autochromes by one artistically inclined engineer, Lieutenant Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman, of his niece[?] in Lulworth… Continue Reading →
As if by magic, you can get a 12 col x 7-row grid of nearly square sections on a 20px gutter/margin layout. Over a 5px under-grid. In an 16:9 ratio HD document. The main sections in the layout grid are… Continue Reading →
What a lovely little thing to add to a downtime message. My favourite online UX course provider added a game of minesweeper to their maintenance page. Took my mind off the wait and informed me when the site was back… Continue Reading →
Here, below, is a current Spanish radiotelephone/radiophonic spelling alphabet. There’s not an official one to be found – at least nothing up-to-date – so I’ve cobbled one from a couple of sources as well as recent experience. No hay equivalente… Continue Reading →
My visual notes from the Gestalt Psychology and Web Design course by the Interaction Design Foundation. You may notice I started this course over a year ago. That’s one of the great things about their courses: no time-outs. In fact… Continue Reading →
Not everybody’s cup of tea (but they’re wrong), Paco Loco is arguably the most important producer of the Spanish indie-garage scene. Strictly left-field, an essential part of Monkey Week* [El Puerto de Santa Maria variants]. Los Jaguares de la Bahía… Continue Reading →
A couple of weeks ago we found this strange problem in an email newsletter: random spaces between words – clearly visible in the source code – were disappearing or very narrow in the rendered email. Turns out that, somewhere in… Continue Reading →
Muzzle is your social and chat app notification shusher. Use before you screencast yo’ bad macOS lap|desk-top-self in front of just any old body. It might just save your job.
Is *AMP-stack web [design and] build is what you do? [Hacking WordPress!] You need a local dev environment. You need and want your dev environment to be a fuss-free, stable, reliable and long-term partner. The thing about the options I’ve… Continue Reading →
For a non-pixel-monkey, adjusting a high-resolution stock image for use in a website at a specific pixel size/aspect ratio and to a limited filesize is trickier than it sounds… Three separate functions are required cropping something compositionally decent to the… Continue Reading →
Playa de El Palmar, Vejer de la Frontera, Cadiz. 29 septiembre, 2019. Very nice.
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