New MLS Logo Poop

New MLS Logo Poop

Whenever a established brand redesigns their logo there is immediately a huge commotion on Twitter, and often enough it turns into a shitstorm.
This commotion usually turns into several Medium-published think-pieces. And so goes mine.
Usually when this happens I’m trying to throw myself into the camp of embracing the new visual direction a organization is taking. And although in the past that…

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  • #design #sports
  • 10 hours ago

Another CNN Typo

Another CNN Typo

By now we’ve gotten used to the endless stream of screenshots capturing typos on TV news programs.

What I am wondering about is, if TV stations don’t care anymore and the ‘everything was better in the past’ motto holds true here, or if the typos have always been there and only now, that we are all watching with our ‘second screen’ in hand and that one with a camera attached no less, we are able…

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  • #journalism #technology
  • 13 hours ago

How to review a new Tech Product

How to review a new Tech Product

And by tech product I mean the new iPhone, of course.

Panzarino ups the ante and takes the review units to Disneyland. Great idea. This really sets the bar for future reviews, since this time around most reviews felt a bit… flat from what I am gathering around the internet.

Apple, I’d love to take the next phone out for a hike in a National Park. Let me know where I can pick up a unit.

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  • #business #technology #travel
  • 1 day ago
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DIN

Quartz:

The Apple Watch typeface, on the other hand, was made to do one thing: read well on the (tiny) screen it was designed for. It borrows heavily from DIN, a legible and space-efficient typeface introduced in Weimar Germany for road and train signs, but updates the letterforms with rounder shapes that are better suited for a digital setting.

Yes! Love that font. It’s beautiful, legible,…

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  • #business #design
  • 1 day ago

I wish Wind Turbines would kill more Cats

I wish Wind Turbines would kill more Cats

Inhabitat:

Naysayers like to point to wind turbines as brutal bird-killing machines, wiping out huge populations of birds, but new research sheds some new light on the controversy. According to a massive study supported by the American Wind Wildlife Institute, wind turbines account for around 214,000 – 368,000 deaths each year.

The neighborhood cat causes far more damage to bird populations, with…

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  • #culture
  • 1 day ago

Ticket Prices for Olympics in Rio announced

Ticket Prices for Olympics in Rio announced

Cool interactive page sharing a ton of great insight, and announcing prices and availability for tickets to the Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio. The event will employ 8,000 staff, 35,000 contractors and 45,000 volunteers… incredible operation.

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  • #business #festivals
  • 1 day ago
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