1. “Consistency” is widely held as a precept of good UI design. But what traditionalists often mean when they speak of UI consistency is really about uniformity. But UI design today — whether it be for desktop, mobile, or web apps — is often about expressing individuality, and thus in opposition to uniformity. Today, UIs are aspects of branding; we create distinctive personalities for software. Let's figure out which aspects of consistency remain essential, useful, and relevant today.

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  2. INT. OFFICE - MORNING

    Clock's ticking; MLK's still breaking in; Get-the-Fuck-Out Music; Day Bow Bow (In the Name of Love).

    State: Tick tock.
    Hear: The Beatles - "Revolver" (Purple Chick 'Deluxe Edition') Google: http://tinyurl.com/77bwsj
    See: "The Crow" - Steve Martin, Bela Fleck, and Tony Trischka YouTube: http://tinyurl.com/95egza
    Idea: Home Seltzer! sodaclubusa.com via jonathancoulton.com
    Fact: Youthful career aspirations

    Then: And...the kid sticks the landing.

    *****

    LINK DUMP:

    Paul and Storm
    (crazy talented and funny)
    paulandstorm.com

    My Paul and Storm Tribute
    (in the style of Randy Newman)
    http://tinyurl.com/4muo96

    Dr. Ebbets' Beatleboots
    (yum. yum. YUM.)
    http://tinyurl.com/3xfjtl

    Minuteur
    (that little timer thingee)
    http://tinyurl.com/2sstqa

    Bacon Ray - "Diane Court"
    (what my singing sounded like in 1998)
    http://tinyurl.com/DianeCourt

    Day Bow Bow [IASiP]
    ("Chick! Chicka-chickaaaaaaah...")
    http://tinyurl.com/a7tym3

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