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2017 in Review

I felt like I really honed my craft quite a bit. I launched a real estate site at the beginning of the year and then monitored it throughout. I dipped my toes in devops for the first time and then in the Fall I got the chance to iterate on the theme and improve it significantly. That felt good.
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Guerilla Open Access Manifesto

Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations. Want to read the papers featuring the most famous results of the sciences? You'll need to send enormous amounts to publishers like Reed Elsevier.
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26 Types of Animals

Coming across the typography of Jeremy Pettis is a humbling experience. I was lucky enough to do so while looking through the works being featured on citid.net, a collection of typographic illustrations representing cities across the globe. Jeremy represented Milwaukee. His artwork on citid lead me to his website, which I quickly learned was dedicated to a gallery called "26 Type of Animals," very much in the literal sense as it is actually 26 typographic treatments of animals A-Z.
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Custom Content Management Systems Are Dead

I recently had an interview with a 30 something for a graphic design position. The company was a one person shop and was built on selling a custom content management system (CMS), which is something I have seen at another company I worked for. Maybe it’s because I’m ten years younger but based on what I have experienced, I’m not convinced this sort of business can last.
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