Ill-defined problems, short project schedules, and a lack of patience are common...– The Art of Design Research (and Why It Matters) - Atlantic Mobile
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.– Frank Gehry
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.– Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
It needs saying that Kafka’s books are, among other things, funny,...– JACKET MECHANICAL: Kafka
Language is communication, and my father was fastidious about it. Often when we...– My Father’s Final Gift « Aza on Design What a good idea.
Please note the ridiculous typo on the front cover, which in effect, re-titles...– Paul Sahre: Selected Work: How I Changed A History of Western Philosophy Sahre’s “Regrets” section is definitely worth a read.
Most people have a hard time grasping something new. If you were to put concepts...– Rakesh Agrawal answering Startup Ideas: Keith Rabois said that “the better the Internet idea, the more difficult it is to sell it to others.” Why and how is this true? - Quora
Checkins / iOS UI Patterns (beta) →
Nice collection of iPhone patterns.
We all agree interruption is rude. But we don’t agree on what constitutes...– the always amazing Deborah Tannen
The reasons for the shift are economic as well as cultural, most people in these...– Need Therapy? A Good Man Is Hard to Find - NYTimes.com It’s true: generally women take over a field, and then salaries go down, not the reverse. It’s an interesting potential insight into how much salaries matter to men vs. women.
What I’m trying to get at is a sense that cataloging is a bit like case...– The search for a minimum viable record - O’Reilly Radar
I was especially delighted by Hoover’s observation that, although girls...– sandbox
It should come as no surprise that some members of this group perceive the world...– FarukAt.eş
Questions about whether design is necessary or affordable are quite beside the...– from Book Design: A Practical Introduction, by Douglas Martin
Now we’re really moving away from established user interface patterns. Would you...– Welcome to The New Rapportive - The Rapportive Blog Awesome writeup of the design process at Rapportive (via @ellendbeldner)
If we’ve learned anything from Facebook’s many redesign and privacy fiascoes,...– What Digg Must Do to Survive
WeeNudge | Teach your clients about the mysteries... →
Today I was driven insane by an article implying that Netflix could serve as a...– Wrong Assumptions and Netflix - blackrimglasses.com
There are two things you have to do to make people pause. The most important is...– The Hardest Lessons for Startups to Learn
Magic Ink: Information Software and the Graphical... →
Announcing: WouldHire.com « Thomas Reynolds →
‘Somehow, despite all of our constant communication and over-sharing on Twitter, we still like to avoid “serious” conversations about jobs, salaries and what it would take to get your friend/buddy/idol to work with you. So, to scratch this itch, Josh Pyles and I spent the last weekend putting together WouldHire.com.’
I’m passionate about enabling people to understand, and visual...– Dynamic Pictures, via Bret Victor, beast of burden
What I’d like to do away with is the whole ‘album’-based way...– Marius Kempe, answering What would the perfect UI/UX for browsing large photo albums look like? - Quora
If several years ago you stopped challenging yourself, you’re going to be bored....– Transcript and Video of Speech by Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook | Barnard College I teared up reading this speech.
The Gruen transfer is the moment when consumers respond to “scripted...– Gruen transfer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
How can Rdio avoid becoming the next Flickr? -... →
You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people...– Neil Gaiman - Wikiquote
Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules. The most...– Tom Robbins quotes
When you read a Tom Robbins book, you are experiencing the words not only in the...– How to Write Like Tom Robbins
I don’t like making decions, first of all. I try to never, ever make them about...– The Frenemy.: Booze Handbook
I always have confidence that I’ll figure something out. I just have that...– Why Entrepreneurs make Bad Angel investors | Kibble This is how I am, too! I get excited about everybody else’s idea. Bad for investors, great if you want somebody to bounce off ideas with.
You think to be a good person means merely causing no one harm / but since...– Cruelty, Unwoman Interesting sentiment.