False Signals

nautical signal flags

The flags read: AUBX RNQTHGBQKJ

A | I have a diver down; keep well clear at slow speed.

U | You are running into danger.

B | I am taking in, discharging, or carrying dangerous cargo.

X | Stop carrying out your intentions and watch for my signals.

N | None.

Q | Ship meets health regs; request clearance into port.

T | Keep clear; engaged in trawling.

H | I have a pilot on board.

G | I require a pilot.

B | I am taking in, discharging, or carrying dangerous cargo.

O | Man overboard.

Adobe goes rental.


Really no surprise Adobe. 

No one was updating your software any more. Photoshop? Who needs photoshop there are plenty of under $100. Apps out there that do all most folks need to do like Acorn, Pixelmator, and Gimp. The same goes for Illustrator and there are some options for InDesign too. 

Maybe if they did lunch.

Thinking beer.

New Mexican-type restaurant in the neighborhood.

Food was so so and you could still smell the drying enamel paint permeating the restaurant. Hoping that will dry, they will open for lunch, and the food and service get better. We'll give them a second chance.

Moves keeps you moving.

screen capture for moves

Just this week we discovered Moves.

"Moves is a free iPhone pedometer that helps you get fit by walking more. See how many steps you take and aim for a healthy exercise goal of 10,000 steps a day."

Yahoo! Weather Project

Project weather : Philadelphia
Project weather : Willsboro
Project weather : temps
Project weather : live radar
Project weather : lwind, sunrise, sunset


We stumbled upon a new app announcement from Yahoo! last week. It's intriguing to watch the changes that Marissa Mayer, CEO has been making. When we work with clients and complete our discovery and survey phase we look for the smaller things we can implement that will be a catalist for change. There have been small changes at Yahoo! that may not be important to the tech press; but influence the yahoo communitiy. Most of these changes have been focused on the mobile space.

Pressure cooker


We all know pressure cookers can be dangerous — just not in this particular way.

Using a stock pot, or a tupperware container for a bomb is unexpected — especially in the United States. Seems someone has picked up some knowledge from abroad.