today we’re gonna go down the rabbit hole into geek world and explore their ideals of creativity flows and examine how or if they can benefit art and design in any way. But first, lets get into the basics. I’ll keep it short and simple, I promise!
closed or open?
there are, simply put 2 models of creating software, one is proprietary, that keeps their app’s programming code hidden and not accessible to the public, the other – open, gives access to the app’s programming code to the public and allows to make changes. The keep on reading… »
the usual suspects (mac/windoze) aside, the open source operating system linux has gained some more popularity among average users. Stability and a relative better security have always been the key features, but now as the usability became much easier, it had made its way to the desktop. The software pool has grown over the years, so that users can obtain an equivalent for many applications on their linux boxes. But can linux also be an interesting alternative for designers? Well, not quite (just yet).
Linux’ biggest problem is a lack of availability of specialized software, or if any exists, it doesn’t provide the functionalities and keep on reading… »
As Wikipedia states:
“A feminist is an advocate or supporter of the rights and equality of women. (…)”
“The word geek is a slang term for odd or non-mainstream people, with different connotations ranging from a computer expert or enthusiast to a person heavily interested in a hobby, with a general pejorative meaning of a peculiar or otherwise dislikable person, especially one who is perceived to be overly intellectual. (…)” keep on reading… »
“why do we want intelligent terminals when there are so many stupid users ?” | n/a
… that’s the question. Well, most probably would not even bother to ask, since the ZIP format is the most common when it comes to archive files. The real life zipper would be the perfect analogy. When it comes to zippers, people always have stories to share: sometimes it gets stuck and and cannot be opened or closed, sometimes it breaks, mostly in situations we’d rather not want it to happen. Then once one discovers that buttons get the job done much better, zippers belong to past and there’s one more great excuse for another delightful shopping marathon. keep on reading… »