Numbness as Warning

Transmitter wrote this in the wee hours:

It was like he was plugged into an electrical current,
twitching, jerking, tranced out in a shaken frenzy,
receiving magnetic transmissions of mimetic themes,

Sound wave patterns on the scanner–

Darkly melodic to the rhythm of white fists,
flashing out of his black overcoat,
a new stage trance, seizing out of the car onto the ground–

“We didn’t know what to do. We held him down.”

Love tore him apart.

Where’s Your Spaceship

Transmitter wrote this in the late evening:

Not even Leonard Nimoy can make headsets look cool. But, if you’re going to wear one, at least have a spaceship.

Office 2008 Icons Stink

Transmitter wrote this terribly early in the morning:

Office 2008 Icons

Microsoft reveals, yet again, why design is important. Their new icons released in Office 2008 for Mac have surprisingly gotten even worse. They already had the bubble-letter, glossy-glare thing going on. Why not add a white line around it?

Add all of this on top of Apple’s transparent and reflective dock and you end up with what look like really shiny (completely illegible) blobs of color. At least they stuck with the same color coding for their apps.