For everyone who wishes to enhance their skills at recognizing typefaces in a playful manner. A typeface memory game. With twenty-five pairs of cards, each presenting a different type family, this is a very stylish and interesting typographic concentration game. The kit includes a typographical glossary with the main terms used in typography as well as a text about the evolution of type design, locating in history each one of the fonts used in the game. Buy it here.
I don’t have the time to open up positions to people without degrees and then wade through all the muck.
Waze is the perfect app for anyone who wants to find their way around town, or really likes Pac-Man.
Waze is a turn-by-turn GPS app for iPhone or Android built around navigation and sharing information with other drivers. Waze’s community-based mapping system allows users to report on traffic conditions like accidents, hazards and police presence.
I’d definitely not require a design or computer science degree, but I have a strong preference for candidates with at least a 4-year degree in something.
Pizza Compass: “No frills, just pizza.”
Some might say that Pizza Compass is the most important app ever made. I might not totally agree with that statement, but it’s definitely up there. The most important thing is that it helps you get the pizza to your mouth, as quickly as possible.”
Do you hear the sound of the Internet imploding?
Google reports that 77 percent of searches from mobile devices take place at home or work, only 17 percent on the move.
We don’t require standing up for the meeting, but we do aim for it to be short and sweet, ideally just five minutes.
How many times have you said “no” to a potential client or a current client?
As you start out in your career, it’s inevitable – maybe even best – to “yes” all the time. Saying yes can be wonderful for neophytes: you’re full of energy, seeking new experiences, and have lots to learn. But there comes a time when “no” is the right answer: potential clients throw up your red flag, you’re offered a project you’re less than thrilled about, or a prospect has little to zero budget.
The Emotionary is a user-generated dictionary of “words that don’t exist for feelings that do.”
The words are mostly portmanteaus - a combination of two or more words or syllables to make one new one - making for some interesting and very descriptive nonwords. Know that feeling that if you could do it all over again, you’d actually change some things? It’s “regretrospect.” Ever feel guilty for wanting to just stay in alone on Friday night and watch Netflix? Guiltroversion.
So go ahead, share your feelings. Especially the ones that you don’t have words for.