Whilst waiting for some friends at the Tube station, one of Transport for London’s numerous leaflets, entitled ‘Don’t let Winter disrupt your daily cycle’, caught my eye.
I decided to try some Palm OS programming. Although I have an entire book on the subject, the inconvenience of setting up a development environment has stymied me in the past. I’m not fan of Java—I despise its unecessary verboseness, its incomplete object orientation, and the ungainliness of Java applications on almost any platform—but SuperWaba, a miniature Java-compatible virtual machine aimed at handheld devices, seemed like it would do the trick.
I was working on a new constructivist-influenced banner for this site, but it was lacking something. When I came across a scanned set of Chinese Cultural Revolution clip art, I knew what I had to do.
I sometimes feel that people brandish their burning cigarettes as if they were weapons, so I was inspired to remix one of Japan Tobacco’s weird smoking etiquette advertisements: