Why I love the Apple Store # 581:
Last night my laptop blitzed out. I was 99% sure it was something to do with the hard drive. Super bummed because I have mission critical data for the week ONLY on the laptop, I made an appointment via the iPhone app for today— a holiday no less— at my local Genius Bar. I had forgotten that I had Apple Care on the laptop but it was in the Apple system. I didn’t have to have any...
Cyberpunk today is mainly like a Pantone chip in the Pantone culture-wheel....– William Gibson On MONDO 2000 & 90s Cyberculture (MONDO 2000 History Project Entry #16)
Another favorite writing thing: when you agonized over a weak beat, and then find an elegant one line solution the same day.
People I respect talk about that “clean feeling” of getting down to the bottom...– Samantha Hinds talks to Douglas Rushkoff: Graphic Interface – The New Inquiry (via thisistheverge) Great read all the way through.
Big Day on tap.
turnstylenews: This weekend we covered the Los Angeles Music Video Festival. This week, we’re celebrating the winners by featuring their videos. The student category prize went to Emily Wormley [VIMEO] for this beautifully animated video for Andrew Belle’s “The Ladder”. Catch all of the LAMVF coverage right here or subscribe to the Turnstyle News Podcast, on iTunes or RSS to get all the podcast...
turnstylenews: This weekend we covered the Los Angeles Music Video Festival. This week, we’re celebrating the winners by featuring their videos. Animator Matt Stone’s video for Deadmau5, “Head Games”, took home the trophy for Best Unofficial Music Video, at this year’s LAMVF. Hear our interview with Matt on the Turnstyle News Podcast. Catch all of the LAMVF coverage right here or subscribe to the...
Amazon’s most recent quarter: $192 million in profit. Apple’s: $11.6 billion....– John Gruber, Laying The Smacketh Down on Bussinessweek’s Ben Kunz
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lizlet: There’s been a lot of writing about The Avengers lately, as befits the release of a movie that is going to make billions of dollars at the box office. We’re all very excited about it! It’s going to be SO GOOD. But there’s something that I don’t think enough people are really acknowledging about…