The more specific a design idea is, the greater its appeal is likely to be....– 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School (via danw)
There’s just a lot going on with the 2008-09 Blazers. They were made for...– ESPN Page 2 - Simmons: Predicting the NBA on a curve
There is a fear of looking like a copycat, and the interface suffers.– Fear of looking like a copycat - Wolf’s Little Store
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SEO is using deodorant instead of washing. SEO is masking bad coffee with sugar....– Contrast blog (via unalone) (via jmattx)
jacobbijani: Do I really need to enter a cryptic message ID and password? I doubt anyone will manage to guess the first one. Also, why doesn’t AT&T/Apple just intercept the MMS and convert it to an email? Yeah, I’m sure that’s pretty difficult. But so was making an iPod into a phone.
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danw: The most interesting thing about tonights zombie thriller by Charlie Brooker? There were no credits at the end of the show, instead a black screen with an url to this page. I’m wondering how long until this becomes standard practice? And then how long before they even stop showing the url? Most of the time viewers don’t care about the credits and networks dislike it because it’s the point...
There are paper variants going back to the 1800s that hide illustrations in the...– Bejeweled Creator Spills Secrets of Addictive Games
Memory for recognizing things is better than memory for recalling things.– Universal Principles of Design: 100 … - Google Book Search
A visual history of 11 successful blogs (Interesting: They all started out somewhat clean and are now cluttered with ads etc.) via (swissmiss)
When members of the audience occupy the space, the mirrors inquisitively follow someone that they find interesting. Having chosen their subject, they all synchronise and turn their heads towards them. Suddenly that person can see their reflection in all of the mirrors. They will watch this person until they become disinterested, then either seek out another subject or return to their private...
a Windows application should look and feel like a Windows application, a Mac...– Bill Higgins :: the Uncanny Valley of user interface design
For those hardcore types who believe in the notion of scouting, drafting,...– ESPN - Rays’ improbable run rolls on into World Series - MLB
Consistent with Environmental Security Hypothesis predictions, when social and...– Marginal Revolution: The Playmate Indicator
Psychologist James Pennebaker Counts, and... →
“The word tallies showed that those whose health was improving tended to decrease their use of first-person pronouns through the course of the study. Health improvements were also seen among people whose use of causal words — because, cause, effect — increased. Simply ruminating about an experience without trying to understand the causes is less likely to lead to psychological growth, he...
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This explosion of information technology, when combined with an unusual...– Too Much News? - NYTimes.com
Maybe some smart person has a plan to build a new banking system through the old...– Marginal Revolution: Hypotheses which are too simple to be true as stated
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