The history of kitchen design is full of feminist utopias founded on white supremacy.
Magnitudes of exploration. | Irrational Exuberancelethain.com/magnitudes-of-exploration/
Standardizing on a given platform or technology is one of the most powerful ways to create leverage within a company: improve the tooling a bit and every engineer will get more productive. Exploration is, in the long run, an even more powerful force, with successes compounding over time. Developing an investment thesis to balance the ratios and timing of standardization and exploration is a core challenge of engineering strategy.
Design’s Unsexy Middle Bits - Christina Wodtke - Mediummedium.com/@cwodtke/designs-unsexy-middle-bits-a8cc17f0246d
In How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Design Thinking, I wrote about how I learned to value design thinking and in Five Habits of Design Thinking I explain how you can build the skill of…
Scaling in the presence of errors—don’t ignore... — programming is terribleprogrammingisterrible.com/post/188942142748/scaling-in-the-presence-of-errorsdont-ignore
Scaling in the presence of errors—don’t ignore them Building a reliable, robust service often means building something that can keep working when some parts fail. A website where not every feature is...
Dimensions.Guide | Database of Dimensioned Drawingsdimensions.guide/
A comprehensive reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of the everyday objects and spaces that make up our world.
The Saint Francis Convent Church by David Closes in Santpedor, Spain | Yatzeryatzer.com/Saint-Francis-Convent-Church-David-Closes-Santpedor-Spain
Santpedor is a small, rustic municipality located roughly 75km north of Barcelona. Overlooking a hilly Spanish countryside, it boasts just over 7000 inhabitants. The town’s two sites include the Romanesque-Gothic church of St. Peter and the Hermitage of St. Francis. Here is where our story of revival begins; where a crippled 18th century church has been restored and rejuvenated with a new purpose and life.
Innovating inaccessibility: designing novel forms of disabilitymedium.com/@acuity_design/remaking-inaccessibility-designing-novel-forms-of-disability-f7bca50773c5
I was at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London yesterday. They have a new entrance plaza. It looks lovely. It does however, include a new form of textured paving that is quite awesomely bad for…
The Stunning Elbphilharmonie Is What Happens When Algorithms Design a Concert Hall | WIREDwired.com/2017/01/happens-algorithms-design-concert-hall-stunning-elbphilharmonie
Herzog and De Meuron's new philharmonic in Hamburg, Germany is an impressive feat of technology.
Rise of Worse Is Betterdreamsongs.com/RiseOfWorseIsBetter.html
simplicity / correctness / consistency / completeness in lisp and C