sachin shah

Mon Dec 17
When I am packing for a flight, I am thankful for my kindle… when I am actually on the flight, I wish I had a physical book.

When I am packing for a flight, I am thankful for my kindle… when I am actually on the flight, I wish I had a physical book.

Fri Sep 24

Panglossian

Pan·gloss·i·an [pan-glos-ee-uhn] adj. : characterized by or given to extreme optimism, esp. in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity.

Origin: 1825–35;  after Pangloss,  an optimistic character in Voltaire’s Candide

(Source: dictionary.reference.com)

Mon Aug 2
"So you need a typeface" poster by Julian Hansen.

"So you need a typeface" poster by Julian Hansen.

Tue Sep 8

If Fonts Were People… just saw “Helvetica” last night, and remembered this YouTube clip from last year.

Fri Jul 24
The new terminal at SJC does something very smart. Since there really is no longer any good reason to have a counter at every gate, they have placed the counters between pairs of gates.

The new terminal at SJC does something very smart. Since there really is no longer any good reason to have a counter at every gate, they have placed the counters between pairs of gates.

Sat May 30
No, not the buttons! Not my gumdrop buttons!

No, not the buttons! Not my gumdrop buttons!

Sat May 16
Yeah, I feel the same way about BrushScript MT.

Yeah, I feel the same way about BrushScript MT.

Thu Apr 9

EMILY
We’re required to wear the Class-As for any business on the Hill or in the White House.

SAM
I never knew that.

EMILY
You never noticed that every soldier, sailor and Marine who’s walked in here has been in a dress uniform?

SAM
I’m less visually observant than others but I make up for it.

EMILY
How?

SAM
With cunning and guile.

The West Wing. Episode: “Bad Moon Rising”
Sat Dec 6
That certainly is my definition of consensus.

That certainly is my definition of consensus.

Fri Nov 7

Taco Bell - square peg in round hole

At the EPA Taco Bell, they have chosen oval trays. Not just oval, but deep oval trays. But their food still comes in square containers. What the hell? They can’t even fit two of those containers. One fits while the other dangles off the edge at a precipitous angle. Someone goofed.