Phil Betts (dot com) Art & thought


W_nderings – 8 August, 2016

Things that have caught my fancy on the world wide web: Artist creates incredibly tiny floating worlds | Dark Patterns are designed to trick you | Is it just me, or is the world going crazy? | The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies | Real underground kingdom that has existed for millions of years went unnoticed, until recently | Why passports come in 4 standard colours…


W_nderings – 31 July, 2016

Things wot caught my fancy. The UX Secret That Will Ruin Apps For You by Mark Wilson, Fastcodesign [1000 words] – Details how lots of sites can process certain functions in a split second...

UK Gold

W_nderings – 15 May, 2016

Interesting, thought-provoking bits and bobs. A slight indictment on society in this one, a little dystopian, sprinkled with a few moments of levity. The UK Gold by Thom Yorke & Robert Del Naja, Soundcloud [streaming soundtrack]...

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A couple of old, low res vids of me firespinning back in the day. I was somewhat conspicuous as a ninja.


Real Men Wear Skirts

Hello, handsome. Real men wear skirts. And real elves, obvs. A Warhammer High Elf Spearman I painted back in the day. He has about seven million brethren in various states of plastic, paint and...


W_nderings – 28 April, 2016

Things that made me think. Society, complexity, pretties. Is it time to rethink recycling? by Amy Westervelt, Vox [2000 word article] – interesting article about moves to shift the responsibility of recycling and packaging from governments to...