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So we're catching up on our Stewart Butterfield
reading at sylloge.com when we notice
that he'd recently had an epiphany about Christopher Alexander's book Notes
on the Synthesis of Form. Now, we thought Alexander's A
Pattern Language was interesting reading, but not the be-all end-all
book that most IA-types think it is. Maybe we're too literal, or something.
Anyway. So we click through from sylloge to find out more about this form
synthesis book, and fell in love with a reader's review: "It all gets a little
involved -- and a little mathematical -- towards the end. But that doesn't
alter the fact that anyone interested in how to create wonderful things must
read this book. And anyone who isn't should purchase a copy anyway, for those
occasions when they want to look cool while waiting in a coffee shop or bar for
a friend who's late."
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