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March 28, 2012

Complex variable project – Part 1

I got a new brief. I’ll be starting on a new, ambitious variable project. Initial estimates place the number of layout combinations at around 86,000 with nearly 800 different visual elements. If it doesn’t kill me, I’ll be very proud of this one. I got the InDesign template from creative and it has a lot […]

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March 15, 2012

Café Dépôt and Montreal service in general.

I went to Café Dépôt. You can’t blame me. I’d been translating sales pitches for three days straight and I could hardly open my mouth without “Opportunity” “Relational” or “Personalised” coming out. I needed coffee, and I needed to get back to work right quick. Now the coffee at Café Dépôt isn’t great. OK, I […]

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March 8, 2012

Screw you, Microsoft.

And Apple, and all you corporations who think you have a right to decide what happens when on my computer. MY COMPUTER! Mine. As in it’s mine, not yours, and I get to decide what’s installed, when it’s installed, and if it’s installed on my computer. Or iPhone. Or iPod, tablet, toaster oven, fridge, TV, etc. […]

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March 7, 2012

Is it true that “none of us are as smart as all of us?”

I believe in the concept of brainstorming. I believe that if you get a bunch of people into a room to find a solution to a problem, with at least a couple of people who know what they’re talking about, you will very likely find a solution. The problem is that we have, as a […]

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