I don’t bother you - don’t bother me
The average elevator is shockingly unpolished and unfriendly. The whole industry could do with a shakeup. The HF-1 is pretty, though I think the layout of the information panel could do with a bit more finesse.
When one of your flagship software applications is assigned in schools as a case in feature bloat, it’s crossed some threshold for acceptability. Time to fix iTunes, Apple!
Your mind is constantly f*cked up with a million things going on inside and no other person, including your girlfriend, has a single clue what is going on in there.
Hiroshi Fujiwara updates Tinker Hatfield’s 1987 classic. Been waiting forever for this.
Is really kicking my ass …
And this is why Apple doesn't (yet) allow custom watch faces.
Toshio Maeda for Supreme FW 2015
The Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, has admitted it will be “very, very, very expensive” to launch a new motoring show with Jeremy Clarkson and his Top Gear co-stars after signing up the controversial trio in a multimillion-pound deal following their departure from the BBC.
Bezos, who is worth an estimated $50bn , told the newspaper he was very excited about Clarkson’s move, but did not confirm if he had met him or his fellow presenters or how much they were being paid.
Wonder whether Clarkson and co find their experience working for Bezos 'utterly soul crushing but worth it'.
Found In Caspere's Home, True Detective Season Two.
Robison Meyer for The Atlantic:
In its 11 strokes, the symbol encapsulates what it’s like to be an individual on the Internet. With raised arms and a half-turned smile, it exudes the melancholia, the malaise, the acceptance, and (finally) the embrace of knowing that something’s wrong on the Internet and you can’t do anything about it.
Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential, but it’s not. But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. And your taste is why your work disappoints you. A lot of people never get past this phase, they quit. Most people I know who do interesting, creative work went through years of this. We know our work doesn’t have this special thing that we want it to have. We all go through this. And if you are just starting out or you are still in this phase, you gotta know its normal and the most important thing you can do is do a lot of work. Put yourself on a deadline so that every week you will finish one story. It is only by going through a volume of work that you will close that gap, and your work will be as good as your ambitions. And I took longer to figure out how to do this than anyone I’ve ever met. It’s gonna take awhile. It’s normal to take awhile. You’ve just gotta fight your way through.
Don’t think I ever got out of this phase; don’t think I ever will. Doesn’t stop me from pushing on.
I am not a misanthrope. I am never mean to the people I meet. But experience tells me that, in most cases, I prefer my own thoughts to yours. Sorry. It’s nothing personal.
Your disdain for the term “foodie” is well documented. Is it the cutesiness of the word itself that bothers you, or the smugness it represents?
It distinguishes the foodie as special because he eats well, and that’s a shitty metric. […] But the cute aspect being tied by association with that waste and class makes it particularly repellent.