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Railroads preserve classic logo design.
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Sohio gas station in a watercolor-y early 1970s night.
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In late November (or was it December), the Flickr people offered ex-pro account holders (like me) a free re-pro-ization until (I think) March 31st.

This DID have the desired effect—I reinvigorated my tiny visual online life and re-discovered what I liked about the service. I went out and shot things. I also uploaded stuff like what you see below—television graphics I've brought forward into the HD world out of an interest in a) preservation and 2) working on my vector-based Photoshop skills.

So will I renew the account? I still have 30 days or so to make up my mind about that. And who knows—Melissa Mayer may reconfigure the Caterina Fake/Stewart Butterfield creation into something even more compelling.

Until then, I'm going to continue tossing images here, there, and in a few places I haven't thought of yet.
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Adobe After Effects began life as CoSA After Effects some 20 years ago this month-ish. The After Effects folks are celebrating in various ways, including collecting a batch of stories about designers' experiences with their fine program. Here's mine: http://blogs.adobe.com/aftereffects/2013/02/ae-j-c-burns.html
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What a beautiful world this will be. What a glorious time to be free.
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Yep, it's a religion.
I'm angry. I wrote this a week ago, in the aftermath of the latest US gun massacre, and decided to sit on it to see how I'd feel. But I haven't changed my mind. I'm so damn tired of the fools mouthing...
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This isn't just a model of a classic 1960s-70s gas station, it's a model of a MODEL of one that used to be inside the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus in the late 60s. Kinda meta, I know.
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Kubrick, Kemeny, Roddenberry

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I'm concerned that the Grandview team was replaced by sullen robots.
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ongoing by Tim Bray · Bits as a Service
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Bits as a Service. Search. It is true, if inconvenient, that information wants to be free. Which fortunately doesn't mean we're done