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Drawn Together: The Evolution of Architectural Scale Figures
"As they evolved, illustrated figures in architecture (sometimes called ‘scalies’) have grown to have more personality, color and life, serving as more than a means to measure relative distances, heights and widths in renderings."
architecture  history  design  inspiration  scale 
july 2018 by garrettc
Project from Hell
"A few years ago, I was hired to work as a consultant on a software project for a large French tech company. What I have witnessed there is beyond everything I could possibly have imagined in terms of software engineering. Far more serious than just a lack of professional competence was the utmost contempt for human dignity which at some point made me compare the whole experience to (what I imagine can be) jail. What I relate here is a selected list of topics that should illustrate my point, but check out by yourself."
management  project  scale  business  failure 
april 2018 by garrettc
Large Scale System Design Primer
Learn how to design large-scale systems. Prep for the system design interview. Includes Anki flashcards.
scalability  scaling  scale  infrastructure  webdevelopment  devops  sysadmin 
march 2017 by garrettc
Modular Scale
Calculator to generate a typographic scale.
calculator  css  sass  scale  typography  design  webdesign  webdevelopment 
january 2017 by garrettc
Solar System Scale Model
A scale model of the solar system, over half a mile long wide.
astronomy  scale  science  space  wdcsintranet 
february 2012 by garrettc
Cell Size and Scale
Interactive display going from a coffee bean down to a carbon atom.
science  biology  scale  education  interactive  design  visualisation 
november 2009 by garrettc
Don’t compose without a scale
Not music, an excerpt from The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web.
reference  webdesign  typography  scale  font 
december 2008 by garrettc
CSS Scale Image Html Tutorial
Using ems to scale images in relation to text size.
code  css  design  howto  html  images  layout  scale  tutorial  webdevelopment 
september 2006 by garrettc
Debian Lessons
Things to learn from a large scale Open Source project
opensource  Linux  scale  lessons  debian 
september 2005 by garrettc

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