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Abstract Sunday mirrors Christoph Niemann's illustrations for The Times Magazine and is an archive of Abstract City, his Opinion column, which ran from 2008 through early 2011. Niemann's work has appeared on the covers of The New Yorker, Newsweek, Wired and American Illustration and has won numerous awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Art Directors Club and American Illustration. He is the author of many books, among them “The Pet Dragon” , which teaches Chinese characters to young readers, “I LEGO N.Y.” and, most recently, “SUBWAY.”
I love learning something that flips my head upside down. So, let's look at one of the coolest head-flippers I've found: Japanese addresses . Imagine you're standing in Chicago and a Japanese man asks you, “What's the name of this block?” Thinking you've misunderstood the question, you say, “This is Erie Street. We're between Wabash Ave and Rush Street.”
I often need to type characters that aren’t on the keyboard, like ½ ÷ © ¥ or ¢. On Mac , they’re done with the [option] key, but not always intuitive. For example: © is [option]-G and £ is [option]-3. I never did memorize all of these combinations, but there’s a nice cheat sheet of Mac accent codes, here .
Shouldn't you announce your goals, so friends can support you? Isn't it good networking to tell people about your upcoming projects? Doesn't the “ law of attraction ” mean you should state your intention, and visualize the goal as already yours?
Email Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one.
By Scott Berkun , August 9, 2006
Guess who won? Indians have founded more engineering and technology companies in the U.S. during the past decade than immigrants from Britain, China, Taiwan and Japan combined (Source: Where The Engineers Are , Vivek Wadhwa, 2007). Incredible. The entrepreneurial abilities of Indians in general has amazed me for years. It seems that Indian culture produces an uncommon blend of innovative thinking, business-minded aggression, and comfort with numbers.
Email Below I have compiled a list of 7 clever Google tricks that I believe everyone should be aware of. Together I think they represent the apex of the grand possibilities associated with Google search manipulation tricks and hacks.
post written by: Marc Email At the cusp of new beginnings many of us take time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future.