05 May 2016
27 April 2016
“It is better to have 100 functions operate on one data struc- ture,” wrote computer scientist Alan J. Perlis, thirty years ago, “than ten functions on ten data structures.” He meant: focus on your data, then code around it. Applications are there to serve the data, not the other way around.
—Paul Ford in Foreword of ‘Content Strategy for Mobile’
25 April 2016
Auerbach says wise words about image-making, but they apply equally to storytelling: “Until the subject becomes an idea, it doesn’t exist for the painter… the most tremendously tangible expression of an object…unless it has feeling… is inert and academic and studio-bound… When you’re painting, you’re making a picture… the feelings will be there if you’ve got them… really imagining and inhabiting it…”
—From Elise V’s Facebook page