Displaying an image from the web in an Android app is unnecessarily hard to do the right way. You need to download it byte by byte from the Internet, store it in a Bitmap object, and then set this Bitmap …Continue reading
I was researching my family tree and I found my great-grandfather’s World War I draft card. He was drafted when he was 33 years old, which is how old I am. If it was 1918 instead of 2011, I would’ve …Continue reading
Jonathan Safran Foer’s book, Tree of Codes, pushes the limits of what a book can be. I love the sheer audacity of it. He constructed it by taking his favorite book, The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz, and cutting …Continue reading
I love this slide from Brendan’s talk at FOWD. It’s a value I hold close to my heart. Photo credit: Marc Thiele
Love Frank Chimero’s Mobile Studio. He carries all these items in his bag every day. Always ready to create, not matter where he is. Sweet.