Brutalist architecture may look great in black and white photos, but it’s hellish in real life.
Michael Bierut, on the primitive power of logos:
Many of them are just such simple marks that they’re not farther evolved… much… than hieroglyphics or marks on cave walls from millions of years ago. What happens too, and what makes tem interesting is that they get invested with meaning.
These Guitars Are Made From Detroit’s Old Buildings
That’s one way to ethically source wood for high-end guitars.
Masters of ceramics at work. The process is magical.
Perfect angle for this shot.
Radu Zaciu is a photographer whose project The Light Inside shows fruits and vegetables with an inner light. Love this infernal cauliflower.
Taking Down Fraud Sites is Whac-a-Mole — Krebs on Security
Most of the top card fraud shops have redesigned their business models around creating a smoother customer experience. Gone are the days when a serious card shop could ignore customer complaints and still do a brisk and loyal business. It’s all about reputation. Creating a positive customer experience is the key to the way these guys establish legitimacy and loyalty among customers. But interfere with that customer experience — and seller reputation — enough, and that business may very well die on the vine.
Criminals care about user experience.