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Inspiration can come from anywhere

June 16, 2010


…including some random blog you’re reading that has links to photos of old, unused WWII British propaganda posters. I just made this poster (literally, just made it)–it took less than 30 minutes and is geometrically nearly identical to the original with the exception of the wording. I found the font, Underground, as a download from […]


April 21, 2010


i recently designed a series of logos for a couple of student groups at the university. here they are in all of their splendor:    IGPI, the interdisciplinary graduate program in informatics     GISo, The Graduate Informatics Society (they later made me add an additional “o”)    Finally, the Data Mining at Iowa Group:

P-SHARAN std35 pinhole camera: photos of Taiwan

June 16, 2009


I picked up one of these cameras at AKAR in Iowa City. It was left sitting on the shelf for a few months, waiting for a reason to allot 2+ hours for its assembly; Taiwan was found to be a suitable excuse. More technical details on pinhole photography can be found here. To see full […]


June 6, 2009


2 of udon’s tags in Taipei, Taiwan. More:,udon UPDATE: …and now, it’s also on google streetview. cool!  

Say what you will about Apple products…

August 21, 2008


…and some of it may be painfully true, but I still love ’em.   Update: This is interesting: Apple Corporate Gifting and Rewards.

The evils of interior fluorescent lighting

May 14, 2008


Ok, so maybe “evils” is a little too strong. There’s no doubt that fluorescent light fixtures consume less power per emitted unit of perceived light. But, look at this: Not exactly the same distribution, right? Look at those nasty spikes on the short end of the visible spectrum. Jesus, it’s no wonder that things look […]

Your daily dose of links

May 9, 2008


Martin Klimas The Gardens of St. Benjamin …and from FFFFOUND: <<< Caution: This site is wikipedian in its potential to waste great swaths of time. >>> …Firefox users: Try installing Linky to help […]