David Byrne Never Stops Making Sense
David Byrne's concert in Paris was an inspiring reminder of the simple pleasure of sharing the amazing stuff you make.
My Latest Project: A Book
I signed a contract last month with O’Reilly to write a book about Apple’s iWork software, and I couldn’t be more tickled.
Dot Your I’s
A clever logo solution smuggles in the required legalese without cluttering the design.
Jacques Villeglé: The Original Mashup
An exhibition of torn poster art asks fascinatingly relevant questions in an era of online mashups and user-generated content.
Winning the Uphill Battle
Paris solves a problem with its bike-sharing program by turning hill-climbing into a game.
Future of Web Apps: Finding Light in Dark Times
An uncertain economy makes it a good time for web workers to return to good-for-the-web core values.
“Future of Web Apps” in My Immediate Future
I’m zipping under the English Channel to attend the FOWA conference in London.
“Go Into Space”
Every day I climb into a rocket ship of my own invention.
Blissed out on On-Demand Printing
Convenient printing and publishing services cut out the distraction that used to weigh down the production of marketing collateral for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Housekeeping: Support forum accounts
The forum has a couple of shiny new features that frequent visitors may find useful.
Keeping up with Updates
One of the challenges of software development is settling into a release schedule that is sustainable not only for you but for your customers. Here are some suggestions about what to expect from Big Medium updates and how to craft a manageable upgrade regimen.
Automate Site Backups with Big Medium
With Big Medium 2.0.4, your favorite neighborhood CMS learned how to back up its own data. Learn how to use this new feature.
Follow the Grid, Skip the Lines
My post office features a clever heat-map grid to announce slow and busy hours. A perfect idea for the web.
C’est la Beach
As Paris morphs into the Riviera, some clever icon design works its own transformation.
Amazon Image Bookmarklets
Add these to your browser for easy access to large images of book covers, album art or commercial products.