The literary scholars Mark Turner and Francis-Noël…

“The literary scholars Mark Turner and Francis-Noël Thomas have identified the stance that our best essayists and writers implicitly adopt, and that is a combination of vision and conversation. When you write you should pretend that you, the writer, see something in the world that’s interesting, that you are directing the attention of your reader to that thing in the world, and that you are doing so by means of conversation.”

– Steven Pinker - http://edge.org/conversation/writing-in-the-21st-century

Russell Davies, one of the co-founders of…


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Russell Davies, one of the co-founders of Newspaper Club asked us to build him a dedicated large red button that would he would push to advance his slides for his talk during the LIFT 10 conference. (Video here). This was so that he could...

Russell Davies, one of the co-founders of Newspaper Club asked us to build him a dedicated large red button that would he would push to advance his slides for his talk during the LIFT 10 conference. (Video here). This was so that he could illustrate a point about interfaces not being so discreet and invisible, but a screen-less way to interact with the world, when all the newest devices are constantly demanding our attention. We thought he was right, and we built it for him.

(via The Big Red Button | Tinker London)