January 9, 2016

[On San Francisco's Filing-for-Bankruptcy "Yellow Cab"] Denial still at work in the taxi business, even as its wheels are starting to come off. The 'best color scheme there is in the world' is only of value in a world where the best way to catch a ride is to stand on the curb with your eyes peeled until an empty one happens by.
The Uber/Lyft model of cars just being around, driving aimlessly 'til needed, always seemed weird to me, but that quote reminds me of the precedent with regular taxis - the difference being I didn't expect to be able to hail a cab outside of select cities, and I haven't got a feel for typical wait times outside the next tier down of urban space.
on "How Apple is Giving Design a Bad Name" A collaborator posted an article that was making the rounds a month or two ago, and I over did my UX/UI response...
Just listened to a few moments of his song "sad" - saving the rest for later, I was laughing...

Oh man- why don't we have rhubarb and custard candies in this country? seriously I would have our nation apply for re-colonization if we could get rhubarb and custard candies here... this Mark and Spencer's batch brought to me by my friends Sam and Jamie...