People don’t want handouts. It’s not a class uprising and they don’t want civil war — they want just the opposite. They want everyone to live in the same country, and live by the same rules. It’s amazing that some people think that that’s asking a lot.
Read the whole thing. It’s a really well-argued piece, and one that’s pretty solid all around. Must hand it to Rolling Stone. Their political coverage is solid these days. (thanks brazenwussy, who wrote a bunch of thoughts on the piece over here)
“The Vimeo ‘Music Store,’ open today, offers over 45,000 songs—free via Creative Commons, $2 tracks for personal use, and $100 licenses if you’re planning on earning some dough from your creation.” - Gizmodo
I don’t care how good the brunch at Egg is. This line is ridiculous.
Android 2.0.4 is now available in the Android Market (Coming to Amazon’s soon)
This update features:
—New, cleaner, better-looking post screens.
—A Faster loading Dashboard (especially when switching screens)
—The ability to add Reblogs to your posting Queue.
—Many bug fixes.
I’m still working with a few of you who are mysteriously unable to log in on certain handsets. If, indeed, you are having this problem, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell them I sent you.
As always, thanks very much to all the beta-testers (you know who you are) and to those of you who continuously make amazing things!
As mentioned in a previous post about the evolution of our iphone app, one of the great things about working at a start up is the ability to iterate and the speed at which you can do this. As we strive to improve our product, we wanted to make sure we had an icon that reflected the current state of our brand.
To achieve this, we made a few subtle changes to the icon as opposed to a big change. This didn’t feel like the appropriate time to do a complete revolution; an evolution felt more apt.
You’ll notice we’ve rounded and softened the edges to better align with other illustrative elements you find in our app such as badges and icons. We’ve replaced the purple ball with a green ball, as purple no longer lives in our color palette elsewhere in the app or site. Green is one of our primary colors and we wanted that represented here. We’ve also gone back to a less perfectly parallel trail of the ball (which also makes our iconic check mark) to inject a more playful feel into the icon while still maintaining our clean edges and lines.
(note: I was not the original designer of this icon and this current evolution is the result of several talented designers on our team)