Viking Color Palette

Well now I think this blog needs a visual overhaul (we Harrelson’s do come from the Vikings after all): Archaeologists and chemists have now studied colour use in the Viking Age based on the chemical analyses of pigments from a number of objects and a review of existing information on the topic. These colours are … Continue reading Viking Color Palette

Democratized Engineering

Worth your time to read the whole piece, especially the Cathedral / Bazaar analogies… In fact, you could say that bad engineering, just like good engineering, has helped turn technology into the most powerful force for change in the 21st century. Engineering has been incredibly democratized and it’s been good for engineers. Today’s engineers are in … Continue reading Democratized Engineering

The Value of No Interface

It’s not intuitive, but it is beautiful: The best interface is no interface | Cooper Journal: “It’s time for us to move beyond screen-based thinking. Because when we think in screens, we design based upon a model that is inherently unnatural, inhumane, and has diminishing returns. It requires a great deal of talent, money and … Continue reading The Value of No Interface