Web Colour Data: A quick way to grab colors from any site. The site eventually aims to answer things like, what are the most popular colors for certain industries and what colors are frequently paired.
Designers and Developers have similar traits, skills, and motivations, they just work in different mediums and have different specialties. Designers tend to specialize and focus on the beginning of the creation process, whereas engineers specialize on the end or latter half of the process.
I would think the same applies to most disciplines.
Last night I watched the documentary “Searching for Sugar Man”, the search for a musician called Rodriguez, an American singer from the early 70s massively famous in South Africa but unheard of elsewhere.
I realised that I know this tune and had done for a while - it’s on the David Holmes compilation mix “Come Get It I Got It” which I heard at university circa 2005. And then to realise that while I absolutely loved this song, I had no idea that the artist was such a mystery.
Now, I’ve discovered Rodriguez’s 2 albums “Cold Fact” and “Coming from Reality” and they are dazzling, haunting, enchanting.
I haven’t been around because I’ve been working on my book like crazy. Here’s a sample of some of the ideas I’ve been exploring. A complete bastardization of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in the name of conscious consumerism.