Sideways Interview

I've recently been interviewed about the making of Sideways Dictionary – an online tool that explains technology using analogies, produced by Jigsaw in association with The Washington Post. Here is the interview.

SuperHi is an excellent venture by developer Rik Lomas, aiming to make learning to code fun and intuitive – worth checking out. The interview was particularly enjoyable as it was done by prolific writer-tweeter-designer Daniel Gray

On a Sideways note, it was great to see the project recognised at D&AD and picked out by the D&AD President as one of his top ten projects of the year

Topical politico-literary humour

This will look out of date in the five minutes that it takes for the news cycle to move on, so I'd better blog about it now. 

Reading James Comey's opening statement to the Senate Intelligence Committee, in advance of the hearings later today, I was struck by the similarity in tone to Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day

See if you can identify the source for each excerpt – the great Timothy McSweeney was good enough to put it on his Internet Tendency.