There's a classic Simpsons episode where Lisa gives Ralph a valentine with a picture of a locomotive on it that says, "I Choo Choo Choose You," something that cracks Ralph up so that he falls in love with Lisa.
Geoff was so impressed with the episode that he imported a framegrab of the valentine into Illustrator, traced it as vector graphics, and posted it as an EPS, along with the "Let's Bee Friends" card that ends the episode, which was generated by another Simpsons trufan.
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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