the midas formula

an article in slate outlines the midas formula: the magic that major studios use to foster enormous long-term profit potential from creative franchises. The seminal film, Disney’s 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, paved the way of the future. profits would come not from squeezing down the costs of producing films but from creating […]

Hayward Sanitarium now being taught in college

an e-mail from Hayward alum and radio theater guru Richard Fish: An interesting note that came my way this morning. Jake Schumacher is an old friend, one of the KOPNers who founded the Workshop back in 1980. Today, he’s Director of Programming at WILL-FM, the broadcasting service of the University of Illinois in Urbana. He […]

greasemonkey

designing for the web has always been more problematic than designing for print because we deal with cross-browser compatability issues. with firefox, things are now even more interesting. greasemonkey is an extention to the open source browser that lets users load custom scripts which can modify a specific website whenever they view it. while it […]