Neurons that fire together, wire together.– Announcing Apture Hotspots: Your curiosity is the web’s missing link. – The Apture Blog
The big picture becomes a self-deluding propaganda poster, the unified team...– Notes from Tim Harford’s book Adapt. - Farnam Street
When we adopted our strict no talking policy back in 1997 we knew we were going...– To create a great customer experience, throw out a customer or two - Good Experience
Our data confirms that pure random boarding is faster,” said Sandy Stelling,...– Nudge blog · American Airlines changes boarding procedure based on how econs behave and “complete chaos” follows
The problem comes from an excess focus on current behavior, relative to past...– Overcoming Bias : New Is Not Better
When it’s you against the boss, the goal is to do less work. When...– Seth’s Blog: When is it due?
They don’t know that we’re building icebergs from the bottom up– YouTube - Apple WWDC ‘97 Steve JobsによるClosing Kynote (via iamdanw)
So if you’re Microsoft in 1999, you bake it into Windows. If you’re Google in...– Scripting News: Google Yawn (via soxiam)
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the...– Invention - Wikiquote
In February, the corporation concocted what it concocts best: an algorithm. The...– Google’s War on Nonsense - NYTimes.com
The technology used to create FabFi networks seems like it leaped out of an...– Afghanistan’s Amazing DIY Internet | Fast Company
Railspeak is a language with a unique syntax and vocabulary – characterised by,...– Railspeak should be terminated | Media | The Guardian
Yes, headphones.– A form of augmented reality (Phil Gyford’s website)
We are in the midst of a huge paradigm shift from a mechanistic ideal of...– - Deb Lavoy, my E2Conf Keynote Deb Lavoy was one of the best things about the recent Enterprise 2.0 conference. I might quibble a bit with terminology, because I find that what is really needed for groups to succeed is meaning: the significance of an activity, and its import for others. Purpose...
Of course after the class is all over, the students can Google to their...– Why Google Will Never Beat Old-Fashioned Design Research - Steven Heller - Life - The Atlantic
Overall, there seemed to be a pervasive worldview that, if stated reductively,...– All Watched Over: On FOO, Cybernetics, and Big Data | Ideas For Dozens (via iamdanw)
When I started as an application designer in 2001, I worked really hard for my...– End-to-End Experience Design | UX Magazine
The key to true creative problem solving is the ability to work in ambiguity –...– The Power of Uncertainty :: Tips :: The 99 Percent
I invented nothing new. I simply assembled the discoveries of other men behind...– Everything is a Remix: Progress and Innovation | A Dovetailed Life
We demand our stars work harder, be more valiant, tougher, more cutthroat, less...– Stay Soft, Dirk Nowitzki
The only way to write is well, and how you do it is your own damn business.– Heavy sentences - Farnam Street
Everything fails eventually, right? You outsmart it.– The Secrets of Creative Success: An Interview With Rob Long - Conor Friedersdorf - Entertainment - The Atlantic
It’s the difference between identifying a problem that you have four or...– The Secrets of Creative Success: An Interview With Rob Long - Conor Friedersdorf - Entertainment - The Atlantic
Benjamin said… This is the most terrible change I’ve seen, and if it is not...– This is one of 5,000 comments on the Netflix blog post about their recent redesign (“New Look and Feel for the Netflix Website”). That’s right, 5,000 comments. We all know that Netflix solidly belongs in the Google’s “test everything and their moms” camp so there’s no reason to doubt their new...
Printing demands a humility of mind, for the lack of which many of the fine arts...– THE CRYSTAL GOBLET OR PRINTING SHOULD BE INVISIBLE
Either you negotiate to make the whole bigger, to have both sides...– Seth’s Blog: The last minute (a case against brinksmanship)
“I am also the judge. Now would you like a long or a short...– Juster Norton - The Phantom Tollbooth Illustrated
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Because you’ve taken the 7% of people who love you, think of you in a way that...– Marketing to your own team - (37signals)
I’ve learned an interesting thing. When I was young on a movie set, I would try...– Francis Ford Coppola: On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration :: Articles :: The 99 Percent
Always make your work be personal. And, you never have to lie. If you lie, you...– Francis Ford Coppola: On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration :: Articles :: The 99 Percent
In the five years I’ve been on Reprap team I think that possibly the most...– Diary of a Technocratic Anarchist: Designing with a Reprap machine in the loop (via iamdanw)
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.– Andre Gide
By contrast, I’ve seen more than a few designer-driven products that feature...– Subtraction.com: How Much Design Is Too Much Desgn?
for every disabled person in Turkey, there are at least four people (often...– Turkey’s Many Disabled, Long Shunned by Society, Play New Role in Politics - Anna Louie Sussman - International - The Atlantic
At around 11 p.m. “customers start to come in and shop,” Walmart’s CEO of U.S....– Nudge blog · The hidden behavioral tax from a tight budget: Lessons from late night Walmart
Even when walking in the company of two other men, I am bound to be able to...– Learning From Others : James Shelley