Remaindered Links for Friday 08 Dec 2006
So you want to be a design strategist? | An article discussing the skills required to move out of straight design and into strategy. Basically a requirement for running your own shop.
Mac OS X for Astrophysicists | For no good reason, I found this to be quite interesting. It used to be that the high level computing was left to obscure unix mainframes in the bowels of NASA research facilities. Now, probably due to a combination of a BSD-based Unix core and ease of usability of the operating system, Macs are breaking into new places. Also of note (linked from the article): Mac OS X for Physicists, HIgh Performance Computing for Mac OS X, and Mac OS X for Oceanographers and Atmospheric Scientists. Who knew?
ZeroShock III 15-Inch Widescreen Noebook Sleeve | Daddy wants one of these.
The Lost Art of Film Editing | With Final Cut Pro and other NLEs as standard and low-cost packages, the art and craft of film editing has been lost to anyone who can throw two movie clips after each other.
Mocks Aren’t Stubs | Martin Fowler explains why mock objects in software development should not be used as stubs.