Today I was working on creating a fluid map in the simplest possible way and decided to just use CSS + img (via the google staticmap API). The solution I came up with is pretty simple and straightforward:
Software engineers and designers are often divorced from the consequences of their actions.
There are professions more harmful then design, but only a very few of them. ~ Victor Papanek
Did you know that on Tumblr you can post high-res images only on photo post, but that if you try to upload an image in text post mode it will get resized to 500px width and you can’t change that? I didn’t, and although you can always edit the html of the post and therefore add in there an external <img>, I’ve tried to come up with a creative and better way: a theme hack.
Even if this post may sound provocative, it come from the heart of an entrepreneur, that although the possibilities available like courses, incubators, and so on, just keep feeling lonely. You can see this post as some sort of mantra or manifesto for the startupgeneration group we created in Ticino, Switzerland.