Over 30 unique channels of listener-supported, commercial-free, underground/alternative radio broadcasting to the world. One of my favorite channels is Mission Control.
This is in the context of paper documents in a project where the words ‘scanner’ and ‘scan’ also need icons. I think the butterfly needs to look more origami-ish so it is not confused with a real butterfly, which I wouldn’t want to capture. Growing up I was often amazed by the iridescent Morpho menelaus when walking in a forest near my home.
An online handbook written in part by a group of former congressional staffers that attempts to demystify political influence and strengthen resistance to Donald Trump. See also: Nine Ways to Oppose Donald Trump.
Usability guru Jakob Nielsen:
Overall, people with strong technology skills make up a 5–8% sliver of their country’s population, whatever rich country they may be coming from. Go back to the OECD’s definition of the level-3 skills, quoted above. Consider defining your goals based on implicit criteria. Or overcoming unexpected outcomes and impasses while using the computer. Or evaluating the relevance and reliability of information in order to discard distractors. Do these sound like something you are capable of? Of course they do.
What’s important is to remember that 95% of the population in the United States (93% in Northern Europe; 92% in rich Asia) cannot do these things.
You are not the user, unless you’re designing for an elite audience.
The humanities are losing funding in academia, and people don’t see art history as relevant to their lives. Trivium’s goal is to bring art history back to culture.
We now have the technology to destroy the planet on which we live, but have not yet developed the ability to escape it. Perhaps in a few hundred years, we will have established human colonies amid the stars, but right now we only have one planet, and we need to work together to protect it.
To do that, we need to break down, not build up, barriers within and between nations. If we are to stand a chance of doing that, the world’s leaders need to acknowledge that they have failed and are failing the many. With resources increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few, we are going to have to learn to share far more than at present.