Two days' rambling down the West coast of India
Journal entries from two days' walking
Tool for thought sketches: spatial grouping
An idea for clustering ideas in a tool for thought
Your first product design interview: what to expect
A friend who's looking for their first project design job recently got in touch asking for advice around the first interview. A general interview, plus time to go through a portfolio case study. This was my reply…
Getting started with SwiftUI
Links and tips from my journey getting into SwiftUI
Blogging as a way to remember things and share in public
This post by Cory Doctorow has got me thinking. He's arguing for blogging as a way of building your knowledge base, but public rather than in private notes.
Nova tip: Prevent 'node_nodules' from indexing
A tip on setting up projects with Panic's Nova
Thoughts on Hey's Hey World blogging platform
Mapping Raycast to the caps lock key
How to get Raycast launching with just one keystroke
Random Data generator
A utility for generating random numbers
Ryan Singer's Shape Up
I've been re-reading bits of Ryan Singer's book about how they develop products at basecamp. This isn't the first time I've been back to it, and each time a different bit stands out.
Write urgently to a clever friend
Robin Rendle's advice on newsletter writing
The strange pull of what you really love
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.
Grids in digital design
Great slides from Khoi Vinh and Mark Boulton on using grids in digital design.
Amy parker on their design process
A nice approach the ‘inspiration’ phase of a design project.
Alan Kay quote
Mama Flora – 9:43pm
Journal entry from Chicama, Peru
While walking across India
A quote from Alastair Humphreys
John Cleese on Creativity
Wonderful, funny talk on creativity from John Cleese.
The Blank Slate Notes
Chapter 3 of Steven Pinkers _The Blank Slate_ is brilliant. It might be the best, most concise debunking of the ‘we are souls, in control of our actions’ line of thinking I’ve come across.
Status as a service businesses
Brilliant long read.
Notes on travel photography
Rough thoughts on pictures taken abroad
Things learned from 5 months in Nepal
Into the cold sea
Photo from a morning with sea swimmers in Cornwall