A new book: Draft Evidence
Howdy! It’s been a few years since we last chatted, and I hope you’ve been well. In the meantime, I’ve been making a new book. It’s called Draft Evidence,... Read more
Cadence & Slang has a Twitter account.
I've started a Twitter account with some UI examples and updates on future print runs and new editions. You can take a look at @slang.
The next thing: introducing Distance.
Hey, guys - it's been a while, yeah? I hope you've had a good new year. I had such a wonderful time writing and publishing Cadence & Slang that I've... Read more
Cadence & Slang is shipped.
If you didn't order multiple copies of Cadence & Slang, your order is shipped. This comprises the vast majority of you - all but six orders. Multiple copy... Read more
At last: the book!
Printing. All done, and I received two advance copies of Cadence & Slangtoday. They look awesome. After so many months of fretting about the final product, it looks like... Read more
Printing begins in a few days!
It has been forty days since I last spoke here. It's time for another update. It's been a while, and a ton of stuff has happened.
Namely, the manuscript is... Read more
The home stretch of the second-to-last stretch.
I haven't written here in a while, and there is a reason for that: Cadence & Slang is almost ready to print.I have spent the past several months keeping... Read more
SXSW post-mortem, and C&S Flickr group.
SXSW was awesome.I met about thirty backers, a couple of project creators, and several administrators of Kickstarter itself. I crashed with one backer who was generous enough to offer... Read more
SXSW starts Friday! Let's do this!
Hello! It's been almost a month since I last wrote here. Thanks to everyone who emailed about Illustrator; I think I have a solution worked out. Two other things are... Read more
You should have stickers and/or Cadence & Slang Mini by now.If you don't, email me at nickd at nickd dot org. So far only one person has expressed shipping... Read more
Mini and stickers are now mailed!
Copies of Cadence & Slang Miniand stickers were mailed out today (January 12). People in the US and Canada should receive them in the next few days. People outside... Read more
WE MADE IT, with five days to spare!
So this happened. And then fifteen minutes later
Digg, Hacker News, $2,000 left, some more numbers... and a new site?
Six days left. If we don't raise $9,800 by 9PM CST on Friday December 04 (03:00 UTC Saturday), this is all for naught.
We're raising around $300 every day, and... Read more
Timeline and facts.
Slightly impertinent: I've just added a new gift for any backers feeling particularly flush in the net two weeks. Pledge $1,000 for a full-page advertisement in Cadence & Slang.I've... Read more
Grassroots. Building an audience. Fancy audio production.
Random administrivia:You may be wondering how the project's video sounds so good. My friend Maya Kuper of Studiomedia Recording is to credit for that one. I propped her on... Read more
Only 18 days left! The home stretch!
These days:I've posted a new entry to I see what you did there. I reviewed a site that you may know some about. I'm almost done with chapter 1... Read more
Daniel Bogan's first drawing!
Daniel just sent me his first sketch for the book: me!
This will probably go in some sort of extremely narcissistic "about the author" section, where I prattle on and... Read more
On the process a bit.
If you pledged already, you received the login info for the private site, replete with actual book excerpts.Proof that the book isn't just a myth! Yes! More chapter 1... Read more
One month left!
Hello! It's been a little while, but a ton of work has come together. I passed a big milestone last night: 30,000 words. But more important is this here... Read more
SF, usability, and the Magic Mouse.
San Francisco ruled! We had a great time talking with old friends and colleagues about life, the book, etc. Great food, better conversation, gorgeous weather. And everyone I ran into... Read more
1 month in.
I'm about to fly to San Francisco to blow way too much money at Amoeba, get way too wired at Blue Bottle, and have some great chats along the way.... Read more
Reasons in October.
So we broke $3,000 the other day. This rules, but we're not all the way there yet! Some of you may be hesitant to make pledges, so I have a... Read more
Cadence & Slang Mini!
Hey! Hope you're enjoying the beginning of fall. Two new gifts have been added, and I'm pumped about both of them.
First, I'd like to announce that my friend Daniel... Read more