Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Yogi Berra

A notable quote from Yogi Berra, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 133 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from

Today's Obsession: Me!

Today’s obsession is all about the future of the web. I’ve just finished a project (launching today) with Mozilla to show off some of the capabilities of the impending Firefox 4. Mozilla paired me with the brilliant Ilmari Heikkinen, who programmed everything you’re about to see. The technology is his, visuals are mine. Together,...

Today's Obsession: Asteroids

Today, screw everything and let’s play video games. Using the JavaScript Erik Rothoff designed, you can turn any webpage into a game of Asteroids. Basically, clicking the link loads a chunk of JavaScript containing the game into whatever page you’re looking at. Using your arrow keys to navigate, you can hit the space bar...

Today's Obsession: DIY Simon

Even though you won’t find a Simon anywhere but vintage shops and thrift stores these days, the electronics to build one yourself aren’t too nightmarish to deal with. Maker Shed has a wonderful micro-kit for $25 with a preprogrammed circuit board, lights, and buttons to build one on your own. Browse around; this is...