Perhaps this was a function before Lion, one that I missed by not being curious enough to drag windows around, resize them, see what they would do, but as you can see in the screen shot below good old OS X Lion Finder makes for an excellent File System Infobase Manager browsing tool. I’ve always [...]
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Missing in Notational Velocity is an apparent command to “Show in Finder” but it’s easy to use Spotlight to do the same thing.
Here’s how I do it…(and why it matters to interface architecture)
A modification to WriteRoom’s SimpleText application has me looking at Notational Velocity again. What I find is a near perfect minimalist integration and text management system that supports long term data storage.
My description of the applications, and how I use them in my infobase system follows after the jump.
Why don’t prefabricated houses seem to work?
Architects from Wright to Gropius, and inventors such as Edison and Fuller couldn’t make them work. Even with all this visionary genius, prefabricated dwellings have been an oddity in the modern world and often historical artifacts.
This is the struggle that this Fall’s big show at the MoMA, “Home Delivery – Fabricating the Modern Dwelling” tries to overcome. While artists of all types continue to be drawn to pre-fab as a design platform, so far nothing seems to have worked.
More on the show and pre fabs as a model for urban experimentation…
Their relevance in decline, aging tie-dyed protesters take on the so far unseen plans for The New School’s expansion. “We will stop them at any cost, whatever it is that they might be doing!”
The irony is luscious …