When I was a computer newbie back in the day, using the Mac was about taking a leap of faith. You had to see past the shortcomings and focus on the potential, clear in mind that the technology would someday rise to the occasion. And it did.
April 22nd is Earth Day. Actually every day is Earth day, we just pretend it isn’t. I’m a big fan of conservation and cleanup. Try to do your part. If you’re not a part of the solution, you’re in cahoots with the problem. What Can You Do? Don’t make it complicated. Here are a few [...]
E.C. Segar, the man behind Popeye the Sailor, received an appropriately raucous birthday message from Google Tuesday. Its home page features the husky hero smacking around Google’s logo and about to swallow a quick serving of his favorite meal, canned spinach.
I’ve always been curious about the Abbey Road shoot. It’s so plain, yet so famous. That little casual stroll across the street became one of the most famous photographs in history. I wonder, did they plan that shot? As a graphic designer, I have to question the concept behind it, but after researching the session, I found it was even more interesting than I thought.
Guess what? The Internet was born 40 years ago, October 29. UCLA computer science professor Leonard Kleinrock sent a message from a host computer at the school, to another system at Stanford Research Institute. Kleinrock attempted to write the the word “login” but sadly the message got cut down to just “lo”. [...]
Forty eight years ago today President Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. It was 1961. JFK was president, lunch counters and water fountains were still off limits in the south, and the notion of a black man becoming U.S. president was the stuff dreams were made of. It appears America still likes to [...]