Isolator - 1925
Invented by science fiction pioneer Hugi Gernsbeck, the “Isolator” was designed to help focus the mind when reading or writing, by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, not only by eliminating all outside noise, but also by allowing just one line of text to be seen at a time through a horizontal slit.
IA Writer is for amateurs. Try the.., Isolater!
Markdown is about liberation. Liberation from bloated desktop publishing software that’s carried far too much baggage forward from the 1990s, a time when the world got drunk on WYSIWYG.
In order to attempt to prove that I’m not insane (likely a futile endeavor), I wanted to try and clarify why I believe plain text files to be a better way to create words for the web.
Great overview of the reasons and methods for using plain text wherever possible (as I have for years now).
When you look for inspiration, when you want really getting things real, it can be useful to remember that… ” constrains and dead lines make you creative, different opportunity and having anything you want they kill creativity.” by Jack White
see the full interview Watched by Jason Z. about inspiration and constrains
What if we designed a social network to be small, self-supporting, and independent from the outset? How would it look, work, and feel? I bet it would come out looking nothing like the ones we’ve got now, the ones still trying to turn water into gold.
The first email was sent in the early 1970’s there was no big difference to the email we know today. And that’s the problem.
Some interesting idea about today uses of email.
How to fill that gap
Un commento di Mauro Ceruti alla bozza di decreto sul merito del ministro Profumo
Interface inspiration at the office - (37signals)