I don’t think a website has ever automatically resized my browser to favorable effect. Grr.
I spent the weekend redesigning my (fledgling) web portfolio. Go have a look!
Let it die
I honestly can’t express how glad I am that it’s over. Tonight was the culmination of the a cappella “rush” process at Yale—a process that pits thirteen different groups against each other over the course of three weeks, all competing over a pool of several hundred freshmen rushees. For anyone involved, it completely dominates the month of September, from the second the...
I’ve tried fooling around with sIFR before, but I’ve only just discovered cufón, which seems like a fantastic alternative. Sushimonstr uses it to particularly good effect. The budding typography nerd within me is quite pleased right now :)
We make plans; we break promises.
There are many, many things that I’m hoping to accomplish over the next twelve months—more than a few of which are ridiculously ambitious and haphazardly-planned. Start a business. Record an album. Go new places. Write stories. Be satisfied. I understand that some of these things will not happen, or at least will not happen the way I expect them to, and I am entirely okay with...
Sometimes the simple web sites are the best. Wonderful stuff from Miranda July.
Figures the one week I forget to check Boing Boing... →
It's been too long since I wrote one of these.
¡snap, goes the tree branch, and for a glorious moment the only direction is down: unmistakable, irresistible down. Gravity pulls at him with steady, practiced strokes, as it always has, but this time he can feel it, his heart pounding with sudden, startled recognition. The universe smiles back at him, so pleased to finally have his full attention. When he wakes up, three weeks later, the tree is...
Quippit: the wisdom of the web →
My pet project for the past few months, Quippit, just went live! Woohoo! Quippit is a tool for quoting the web: just highlight any text, click the Quippit bookmarklet, and the quote is automatically saved, along with source, author, and tag information. It’s very simple and usable for many different things, including saving selections by your favorite online writers, organizing citations...