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Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits Volume 4

Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits Volume 4 doesn’t exist (yet) so I made a playlist on Rdio that picks up where Volume 3 leaves off, starting with 1991’s Bootleg Series Volume 1. http://www.rdio.com/people/iandstewart/playlists/8501183/Bob_Dylan%27s_Greatest_Hits_Volume_4/

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The Emergency Happiness Diary

I saw Richard Wiseman’s book 59 Seconds mentioned on Boing Boing the other day and on a whim I started reading it. It reminded me of another book I’d enjoyed, Brain Rules. Both are what you might call “self-help” books based on legitimate, well-researched, scientific experiments. Real data. Plus, it has a great title! The… Continue reading The Emergency Happiness Diary

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Morale is key in design

Morale is key in design. I’m surprised people don’t talk more about it. One of my first drawing teachers told me: if you’re bored when you’re drawing something, the drawing will look boring. For example, suppose you have to draw a building, and you decide to draw each brick individually. You can do this if… Continue reading Morale is key in design

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Babymetal sound like the future

Or maybe the past if you liked California-era Mr. Bungle. Regardless, it’s been a while since I’ve heard something so now. It’s ridiculous and it shouldn’t be any good at all. It’s Babymetal, I guess. Anyway, this whole thing makes me feel like I really am living in the future. (We are.) Enjoy.