Happy Blog Day

BlogDay.org is asking people to blog today on the value of Blogs, and share 5 ones that you recommend. I haven’t had much time to pay attention to this, but let me point out just a few that have been useful, helpful or good things to help me get through my day. New Critics: Well, […]

Off to America’s Camp

This will be my 6th summer participating in America’s Camp, which serves the children of those killed on 9/11 in NY, on the planes, and in Washington D.C. This is our biggest summer ever. I look forward to seeing my old friends and doing what I can to make a difference. America’s Camp grew out […]

My email delayed

The folks at Joyent/Textdrive may be experiencing a spam attack/DOS kind of thing. Bottom line – if you want me and you know my gmail account, that’s the best way to reach me for the next day or so. If urgent, click the Grand Central link on the Right Margin >>> and if I’m in […]

When does introducing simplicity or constraint in design improve experience

From iPhone to sites like Fotolog (where you can only post one picture a day), constraint of design drives the user experience, and can also create popularity. Adam at Fotolog (and Scott) described how the constraint (or simplicity) of Just One Foto keeps the editorial imperative high, and it keeps the community different from Flickr […]