Big reading list

Very happy to spend the first year of my PhD reducing my ignorance about what has gone before me. Note that I have a duty not merely to read, but to compress (for the interested), focus (for my own research), bring together (common ideas and themes) and synthesise (if I didn't have anything to add, … Continue reading Big reading list

Old notes on viewports, GUIs

I'm delighted to have just started my PhD which will, I think, breathe new life and energy into writing for this blog. The next thing I want to do is explore the concept of "Mess" -- the antagonism between the "modernist" compulsion to bulldoze it away and force aesthetically elegant structure, versus "post-modern" embracing of … Continue reading Old notes on viewports, GUIs