The Cult of the Complex

As a designer who used to love creating web experiences in code, I am baffled and numbed by the growing preference for complexity over simplicity. Complexity is good for convincing people they could not possibly do your job. Simplicity is good for everything else.

Roast Hake from Cornerstone

3 Prince Edward Road, Hackney Wick, London E9 5LX

Just bought A couple of fantastic Barnsley lamb chops for the barbecue.

Pusha T ‘DAYTONA’ 1 Listen Album Review

Entertaining review of Pusha T’s new LP: Daytona:

DAYTONA is a rush, a “fourth quarter, game tied with two minutes left to play” kind of rush. There wasn’t a single moment my eyes weren’t wide open. Each time I tried to lift my jaw up off the floor, another highlight caused it to drop. I feel like my ears were dipped in lighter fluid and each song was a lit match.

The Last Days of Time Inc.

We reached out to more than two dozen editors and writers who worked at Time Inc., asking them to reflect on the heyday of this former epicenter of power and influence, as well as its decline. These interviews have been condensed and edited.

I am drinking the coldest can of Coke.


Ever wanted to take a nap on your way to school, work or home, but you were afraid you would oversleep and miss your stop? With Transitnap you can take a nap and be woken up near your destination!

The Robots Roaming the High Seas

Engineer and adventurer Richard Jenkins has made oceangoing robots that could revolutionize fishing, drilling, and environmental science. His aim: a thousand of them

I really enjoyed this article.

Screwing Your Vocal Minority

What Twitter is saying, explicably — yet inexplicably from the 10,000 foot view — is that they like holes. They really, really just enjoy having holes in their product. And if you’re a user who doesn’t like to use products with holes? Well, you can use — nope, actually, you can’t. And also, if you happen to be amongst our most loyal and passionate users, fuck you.

Tracking Token Stripper

This extension removes those tokens from the URL before the destination site is visited, resulting in a more private browsing experience with a cleaner URL that’s more suitable for copying into an email, instant message, etc.

Also on GitHub.