“Claire McCaskill, the Demo­c­ra­tic sen­a­tor from Mis­souri, says police depart­ments nation­wide should require their offi­cers to wear body cam­eras in order to qual­ify for the hun­dreds of mil­lions of dol­lars in fed­eral fund­ing they receive each year.”David Kravets, Arstech­nica

Clearly some­one hasn’t read The Cir­cle by Dave Eggers.

August 27, 2014 August 27, 2014 in-the-news by Scott 1 Comment

Freddie and Scott

Photo credit: Fer Juar­isti

What a week­end: cel­e­brat­ing the wed­ding of our dear friends Adrian and Mar­garet. And the two-year anniver­sary of us–complete with this ridicu­lously awe­some Wes Anderson-style portrait!

August 24, 2014 August 24, 2014 photos by Scott 1 Comment

I spot­ted one of the most famous liv­ing type design­ers in the veg­etable sec­tion of the gro­cery store this after­noon.1 I would have left it at that, but my extro­verted wife loves talk­ing to strangers. “Excuse me, are you Matthew Carter?”

  1. In my defense, he is eas­ily rec­og­niz­able from being in two of my favorite design doc­u­men­taries, Hel­vetica and Lino­type

August 17, 2014 August 17, 2014 design by Scott No Comments

French breakfast Widelux

Le Chateau de Vouilly, Isigny-sur-Mer, Nor­mandy. Kodak Ektar 100 film.

August 15, 2014 August 17, 2014 photos by Scott 2 Comments

New government-issue “self­ies” include artis­tic pointil­lism fil­ter, per­fect for sharing.

Passport kiosk

August 3, 2014 August 3, 2014 travel by Scott No Comments

“Mar­ket research had shown that Mil­len­ni­als wanted food to deliver an expe­ri­ence, not just energy, and the com­pany was search­ing for an inno­va­tion that their cus­tomer base would talk about with friends.”Sarah Yager, “Dori­tos Locos Tacos,” The Atlantic, July/August 2014

I hope I never have to con­tend with the full Taco Bell “experience.”

July 22, 2014 July 22, 2014 food by Scott No Comments

Tallinn street scene

I’m slowly catch­ing up on some photo edit­ing tasks. This one is from last sum­mer in Estonia.

July 20, 2014 July 20, 2014 photos by Scott 1 Comment


My nephew gets a bath.

July 19, 2014 July 19, 2014 family by Scott 1 Comment