June 2011

Another Fine Homemade Parachute Page, Crafted With Love

Fathers’ Day, 2011


Millennium Falcon, for Fathers’ Day. Because Nothing's cooler than the Falcon, and nothing's cooler than dads. Sorry moms.

The Big Man

When Sasha was born, like a lot of kids, she had to under the blue lights for a bit. Totally normal. She also had trouble latching on, and needed some feeding from a syringe. Also not that far out there.

“Click the Yellow Dog...”

In her post “Aussie Rules”, Lessien becomes one of the few people to argue, in a positive rather than pejorative sense, that the iPad is a toy, by which she clarifies it “just works” without intimidating users with blue screens of death and what not.

I want to take a step back from the iPad as a singular product, and look at the whole touch interface that’s evolving rapidly from science fiction to almost toy. I’m no expert, but I’m interested in this because, as a former childrens’ “educational” game developer, and now parent, I have some direct experience with how children interact with digital interfaces.