The internet? Yeah, whatever…

I caught sight of this old tabloid press article the other day, charting some British chap’s discovery of some new-fangled thing called the Internet, whatever that was. Well, of course, it never took off.

 

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Colour code your phone stress

I’m not too sure this is a good idea. Not for me, anyway. I tend to get more stressed when I don’t know the outcome of things. I don’t like surprises. I’d rather hear the outcome and deal with the consequences.

That’s why I’m not sure how I feel about these proposals for colour coding mobile phone messages based on expected stress.

The irresistible infographic

When I first started viewing infographics, I wasn’t sure I liked them. They looked a bit like a mathematician had thrown up on a bookmark. Stats, numbers, graphs and pie charts everywhere, and eagle-eyed vision needed to make any sense of them. However, since then I’ve warmed to the medium, as a fast, efficient way of conveying a large amount of usually quite interesting information.

The communications agency Milestone felt the same way when they wrote this attached blog post:

http://www.milestonedesign.co.uk/blog/design/strength-numbers/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Milestone+Strategic+Design+Ltd&utm_campaign=1305337_Edge+Issue+18&utm_content=MilestoneInfographicBlogPost&dm_i=LEO,RZ7D,6D2KUU,29PTL,1