Sketched Logo Concept to Reality: SwineMoon

Sketched Logo Concept to Reality: SwineMoon

I remembered sketching a cool pig and a moon concept years ago, but I couldn’t recall if I had taken a picture of it. I went to my Google photos and started sifting. Then I had the great idea to try searching for the term “Yellow” because I thought it might have been on a yellow sticky note. While I got many great photos with the color yellow, this one was not there. Then, I went out on a limb and tried to search for the term “sketch”. I was shocked at how well Google identified my sketches! There it was, near the bottom. This should tell you how long ago this sketch was created. In fact, Google claims the photo was taken back in September 2011!

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Algorithms to Live By: Bucket Sorting Laundry

Algorithms to Live By: Bucket Sorting Laundry

I am currently listening (Audibling?) to the book “Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions” written by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths. In the book, they describe how algorithms used in computer science can also be used in the real world.

The next time I followed my usual laundry process, I realized that I had used something similar to the Bucket Sort.

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Minimalist Wardrobe FTW!

Minimalist Wardrobe FTW!

“You’ll see I wear only gray or blue suits,” [Obama] said. “I’m trying to pare down decisions. I don’t want to make decisions about what I’m eating or wearing. Because I have too many other decisions to make.”

Why do we have all of these options?

  • Blue suit or black suit?
  • Black, Gray, or Blue Pants?
  • Polo or Button-Up?
  • Which color shirt works best?
  • Which of these ties goes with the shirt/pant combo?

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Day One

Day One

Hello and welcome,

Today, February 4, 2017, I rebooted my plans to share my ideas more publicly on the internet. Flicking the switch for this site was one of the first steps.

I will post here regularly every Wednesday starting in March.

The following topics are in scope:

  1. Miscellaneous Sketches
  2. Thoughts on Design
  3. Thoughts on Design-related Articles
  4. Unsolicited Redesigns
  5. Maybe more…

You can find out when posts go out by following me on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Opinions posted on this site are my own and not the views of my employer.