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Panic Podcast

Our pilot run of six shows will cover everything Panic. (Which is a lot.)

This is a great podcast.

The iPad Awkwardly Turns 10

Apple needs to recognize they have made profound conceptual mistakes in the iPad user interface, mistakes that need to be scrapped and replaced, not polished and refined. I worry that iPadOS 13 suggests the opposite — that Apple is steering the iPad full speed ahead down a blind alley.

I’ve been using iPadOS since launch and found learning multitasking a clunky and dark art indeed.

The simple joy of f***ing up in the kitchen

I had a notion the other day. This happens from time to time — I get something into my head, and I just have to see it through, whether it’s a good idea or not.

I had a notion about making soup dumplings.

/via jk

The Basecamp Guide to Internal Communication

The how, where, why, and when we communicate. Long form asynchronous? Real-time chat? In-person? Video? Verbal? Written? Via email? In Basecamp? How do we keep everyone in the loop without everyone getting tangled in everyone else’s business? It’s all in here.

Cracking read.


We started Grimgrains to teach ourselves how to cook. This blog, which now doubles as a travel diary, helps track our habits as we adapt to the localy available produce.

The illustrations are 😙👌

/thx Lord Will


A Twitter client that just lets you post Twitter updates and direct messages — no timeline!

Also, that day/night toggle on the Twizzle website is sublime.

/via @craigmod

Systems, Mistakes, and the Sea

I’ve found this article to be food for thought, especially this passage:

My hunch is this: folks can’t talk about real design systems problems because it will show their company as being dysfunctional and broken in some way. This looks bad for their company and hence looks bad for them. But hiding those mistakes and shortcomings by glossing over everything doesn’t just make it harder for us personally, it hinders progress within the field itself.

/via Jeremy Keith

Marcus Samuelsson: My life in five dishes

Award-winning chef, restaurateur and writer Marcus Samuelsson describes his extraordinary culinary and personal journey from one of the world’s poorest countries to Sweden and then to Harlem, New York.

I enjoyed listening to this.

Mini Tokyo 3D

A real-time 3D digital map of Tokyo’s public transport system.

Love everything about this.

Mark Ronson: From the Heart

I quite enjoyed this documentary about Mark Ronson:

We follow Mark in London, Los Angeles and New York at work and at home. Mark tells us how he came into music, growing up in a musical family. We find out his musical influences and how he started as a hip hop DJ in New York in the early 90s. He discusses the projects that worked and the ones that didn’t.