March 6, 2014 at 12:13pm
It’s an issue of making sure that when someone’s only or best option to get to work is a bike, that they have the option to ride it,” he said. “When the president talks about ladders of opportunity, that’s what he’s talking about. Because sometimes that ladder might be a bike path to a new job, or a new school.
— Sec. Foxx: Bicycle Infrastructure Can Be a “Ladder of Opportunity” | Streetsblog USA
Chaco Canyon, Aerial View
New Mexico - 1929
Photo By: Charles Lindbergh
There are no laws of English. The point of language is to communicate an idea from one person to another. If your writing does this, it is ‘correct’; everything else is preference.
— Etrigan (via cleversimon)
February 26, 2014 at 4:26pm
Daring Fireball: Working Backwards to the Technology
One of the things I’ve always found is that you’ve got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology. You can’t start with the technology and try to figure out where you’re going to try to sell it."That’s why Jobs dismantled Apple’s pure R&D department, the Advanced Technology Group."
California Senator Mark Deaulnier’s proposed bicycle tax doesn’t have an amount – that will be left to local jurisdictions who may wish to impose such a tax – but let’s use Colorado Springs’ modest $4 bicycle sales tax as an example. If cyclists pay our “fair share,” the sales tax on a small automobile such as the Prius should come in at a cool $154,000. The Lincoln Navigator and other vehicles with twice the weight of the Prius have a sales tax sixteen times higher, which comes to $2.5 million.
— Cyclelicious » The Fourth Power Rule
what is this.
(Source: citizendev, via afrormosia)
February 24, 2014 at 6:07pm
Digital device’s physical context.
A little think on the small digital device’s physical context, and it’s relationship to all the other forms of information in the physical world.
The smart phone is small when compared to everything out there, but it’s information goes deep.