Watch Columbo. This is a sound piece of advice that is the solution to most of life's problems, but right now, watch Columbo and pay attention to the desks.Read More
In my memoirs, I'll recount how I made a stand and stormed out of my in-house job, leaving nothing but the lyrics to Monkey Wrench as a resignation letter. In reality I was set free by redundancy. The jump wasn't entirely voluntary, but I decided to embrace the shove and take it as an opportunity to go freelance.Read More
Way back in the halcyon B*Witched-soundtracked days of 1998, I made a minuscule contribution to the art of of science fiction UI. I'd managed to score a few months of intern work at Revolution Software whilst they were developing their new game In Cold Blood, and was tasked with creating various incidental graphic elements and background details.Read More
At the recent New Adventures in Web Design conference in Nottingham, all attendees were given a goodie bag full of an assortment of nice bits and bobs. One item stood out from the rest: a postcard. A pre-stamped, ready-to-send postcard, to write on and send to whoever you wished …Read More
The San Diego Air and Space Museum's archive on Flickr is jam-packed with beautiful photographs and illustrations from the Space Shuttle programme. It's hard to pick out any particular favourites, so I just decided to go for a good spread of colours. Ain't they lovely? It seems weird that these are now vehicles of the past, historical artefacts, obsolete ideas of the future.