Art Imitates Life

More Art than you should ever need.

I began using Bohemian Coding’s Sketch almost exclusively for web design a few years ago. It’s lighter and faster than Photoshop, has a stripped-down set of features that meet my needs, and has a workflow that allows me to get work done faster. And at $99, it’s quite affordable (and I do like that I pay once, rather than every month).

I have one source of irritation, though. I run Sketch on my work machine and my home machine (which is permitted by the EULA, of course). I ran into an issue of plugin parity between the two machines.

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“Jack Bishop and I gave a presentation at BK.js a few weeks ago about progressive enhancement for the mobile web (thanks Marco Carag!) During the Q&A, someone asked “With all this diversity and inconsistent/shaky support for this Javascript for mobile browsers, why don’t we just rely more on HTML?” EXACTLY. Yet it was asked as a question.”

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“With the release of his latest standup special Live at the Beacon Theater, comedian Louis C.K. went straight to his core audience with a cheap, easy-to-stream and easy-to-download distribution strategy. He asked interested viewers to pay just $5 via PayPal and in exchange they were given access to two streams of the show and two downloads of the show.”

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Love City!

Sly and the Family Stone, from an aborted live album (recorded October 5, 1968 at Fillmore East). The horns on this remind me of the “Mean Machine” cheers in The Longest Yard. I can just picture the transvestite cheerleaders on the Fillmore stage…

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