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Find and visualize the most popular (and unpopular) baby names since 1880.

Doodle for Kindle

Draw on your Kindle. Because sometimes reading sucks.


Immersively swim through massive amounts of information.

Colour Gadget

A Windows sidebar gadget for finding, saving, and copying colours. It's really pretty.


Create and save your own modern art with Viscosity. Winner in the Art category at SXSW 2008. Finalist at Flashforward 2007, FITC 2007.

Words you can type with one hand

A useful reference for people who use the computer one hand at a time.

The Collective Type Project

Interactive art project. The average of lots of people writing the same thing in the same place.

Circles are Awesome.

Interactive tool showing the properties of circles. Math is fun again.

Blood Hose

A Flash experiment emulating liquid streaming from a movable source.


Pole Position-esque racecar game.


Drawings sent via email when words wouldn't work.

Microsoft Max

Share photos, read news. R.I.P.

The Jerde Partnership

Dynamic Flash website for LA architects.

Work Gymnastics

My old job afforded certain opportunities.

Telephone to Text

Convert your phone number to text.

Operation: Moustache

What happens when I try to grow a moustache.


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Like bringing a match to a gas party

May 17 2012.

There are times when a group of people do something ill advised. Examples include (in order of severity):

  • Drinking contests
  • Punching discarded florescent lights to see them explode
  • Couch surfing
  • Democratically voting on a product design while the product is being built
  • Gas parties

I've never been to a gas party. In fact, the term just rolled out of my mouth the other day. But I imagine it's:

  1. Ill advised
  2. Flammable
  3. Should be ended quickly

Really, any of the above activities should be ended quickly. But there are tactful and tactless ways of ending things. Tactful methods will extinguish an activity quickly and quietly. Tactless methods will end a situation by burning everyone involved - emotionally, metaphorically, and sometimes physically.

The next time you think to end something, ask yourself if you're bringing a match to a gas party.


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