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Friday, June 7th, 2013

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The Space Between the Notes | Jason Santa Maria

The Space Between the Notes | Jason Santa Maria Jason Santa Maria, looking forward to the expected announcement of iOS 7 next week, discusses skeuomorphism and flat design. Instead, skeuomorphism is a mode of design and a metaphor for function. It’s a spectrum, not a binary between being either “skeuomorphic” or “not skeuomorphic.” This is […]

First Wave at Omaha Beach – S. L. A. Marshall

First Wave at Omaha Beach – S. L. A. Marshall S. L. A. Marshall was a combat historian during World War II. This essay is taken from his notes of the Normandy invasion: Unlike what happens to other great battles, the passing of the years and the retelling of the story have softened the horror […]

Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of liberty loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers in arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction […]

Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters — sometimes very hastily — but this one I lingered over. I sent him a card and I drew a picture of a Wild Thing on it. I wrote, “Dear Jim: […]