Café Terrace for Excel

Vincent van Gogh’s 1888 oil painting,  Café Terrace at Night is certainly a masterwork. But it was painted in a time before Big Business, before computers, before corporate expediency. But the white-collar worker is too busy to mess around with oil on canvas. So I’ve updated Old van Gogh by translating his painting into a Excel sheet. After watching Matt Parker’s stand-up comedy routine about spreadsheets, I … Read More


Not long after I bought my car, I redesigned the infotainment UX. Being a Star Trek fan, it seemed natural to turn my 4-cylinder car into a warp-core powered starship.  I borrowed images from Honda engineering schematics, and LCARS from The Next Generation. It’s not the most original design, but it makes me happy every time I power up my dilithium crystals.