Monthly Archives: May 2013

Under-Crank

Just watching ‘The Great St Trinian’s Train Robbery’, one thing that I notice about old Ealing comedies and Carry on films is how much of them was under-cranked, so that people run around unnaturally fast. Of course, under-cranking reached its … Continue reading

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The End of Icons.

The End of Icons. “Skeuomorphism” is the term for computer apps that look like the real life thing they are based on: clock apps that look like clocks; DVD players that look like DVD players; cameras that look like cameras. … Continue reading

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