Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-21

  • Just gave my board presentation using Air Mouse on iPhone as a PowerPoint remote. Wish it didn't drain my battery so fast! #
  • Saw a whale on my way to the meeting yesterday. #
  • Sandwich showdown: Mike & Patty's vs. Darwin's. #
  • RT @norton_fiction: RT @elliottholt "Don't trust anyone who doesn't own books." #
  • Was at Darwin's and sold a woman on "Camus, a Romance" from @groveatlantic after she asked what I was reading. Didn't even have the jacket. #
  • Boo to @museumofscience for not admitting AAM members but stealing the AAM's code of ethics–this merits a letter. #
  • Lots of drivers at the airport with signs that say "Connect." Wonder what that means. 😉 @joshto #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-14

  • Multi-page online articles inflate pageview numbers at the expense of user experience. @NYTimes, etc., allow us to default to single-page! #
  • "People who say that all this content wants to be free aren’t paying talented people to create it." #
  • Are there any good tech blogs that aren't rabidly pro-technology, if that makes sense? #
  • I don't have a problem with this: #
  • Obama's reading list: Joseph O'Neill, Dave Eggers and Jeff Sachs (via @melvillehouse) #
  • Ginevra King's–the inspiration for Daisy–Chicago home was for sale. Who bought it? #
  • "…the loss of identification so profound as to be constitutive of one's self…." #
  • Edmund Wilson responds to requests: #
  • ePub? Yuck! Can someone explain to me why we can't get books in PDF with embedded fonts? #
  • Lots of new sections just appeared in my NYTimes iPhone app, including "Pro Basketball" and "Start-Ups." What is up with that? #
  • The cover for Commencement looks so much like the one for Demonology. #

The price of a logo

I had a few logos made for projects over the past four years. Fortunately, I’ve been able to work with friends on many of them. However, I continue to encounter the misconceptions that logos should be cheap, say a couple hundred bucks, or involve a lot of constant feedback from the client to the designer on all possible designs. Here’s why neither is true.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-07