Category Archives: The Current Situation
Weather application interfaces must be a basic problem that all intermediate-level UI-folks have to solve. There’s a wide-range of precise numerical data, but transmuting that data into a quick, non-quantitive “how is it going to feel?” seems difficult to do … Continue reading
Pollution in Beijing, 2013 Los Angeles, 2019 (as depicted by Blade Runner in 1982)
LAPD and the mayor announced that 12:01am Monday morning would be the deadline for OccupyLA to clear out of the park surrounding City Hall. We went down there to check it out… More photos on Flickr…
That compilation of World Trade Center movie clips is missing my favorite one: the ending scene of Sid & Nancy where a possibly already-dead Sid dances with the disco kids. (World Trade Center in Movies has a lot more) Twelve … Continue reading
An Egyptian tourist area as photographed by Chris Sisarich: Tobor the Robot from the 1957 film Kronos:
Deepwater Horizon over Glendale.
Pictures taken over the course of the day.
In the summer of 1986 my brother got married in Philiadelphia so my sister, my mom, and I all flew out to attend. We had a spare day so we rented a car and drove down to Washington D.C. Surprisingly, … Continue reading
(An exercise in stream of consciousness…) via Boston Globe’s The Big Picture In this handout photo provided by the White House, a folder for U.S. President Barack Obama (the 44th president) is shown, left for him by Former U.S. President … Continue reading