This is actually one psychological driver for piracy — people who have paid for...– More on DRM and ebooks - Charlie’s Diary This.
Also, due to job-hunt and financial issues, my age group finds it extremely hard...– A 29-year-old on the difficulties of landing a first job - The Globe and Mail Related to my last post. His description might be accurate for area/profession, but is not the case for his entire age group. My industry, especially the 24-40 group, socializes constantly.
When confronted with a potential emergency, people typically play it cool, adopt...– Gilovich, Medvec and Savitsky from their study of The Illusion of Transparency, via The Illusion of Transparency « You Are Not So Smart
At the age of 29, I’ve likely forever lost the following opportunities due to...– A 29-year-old on the difficulties of landing a first job - The Globe and Mail This author makes some jaw-droppingly dramatic conclusions in this op-ed; this quote is only a taste. I find it fascinating that he’s already decided he’ll never be married, much less have children (who are, after all,...
The show’s therapeutic exploration has been frequently hilarious to watch, but...– Dan Harmon is out as Community showrunner, David Guarascio and Moses Port are in
Light, indeed, is the most important external cue to synchronize our internal...– Internal Time: The Science of Chronotypes, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired
Little mention is made of the exact rents paid by Hurston (although there is, in...– What It Cost Eight Women Writers To Make It In New York | The Awl Genius!
No visit to a contemporarymultiplex is complete without a bit of shit being...– Behold: the Marvel Avengers Assemble 3D experience | Charlie Brooker | Comment is free | The Guardian
On a day-to-day basis, the level of detail supplied in even a 200-page design...– Gamasutra - Features - The Cabal: Valve’s Design Process For Creating Half-Life When I design a product from the ground up, I think this is a great way to go.
…our results provide strong evidence for the importance of female...– Sex differences in intimate relationships : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group Fascinating read.
Mobile isn’t just ‘mobile’. It’s also the couch, the kitchen, the three-hour...– Nielsen is wrong on mobile | Blog | .net magazine
The Internet isn’t making us any more honest than the printing press or reality...– The Sharing Economy: Is The Internet Making us More Honest?
How venture capital is broken | Felix Salmon →
An interesting read for anyone who’s ever wondered about where all that startup investment money comes from.
A critique is not a mandate. But be warned that there’s something strange that...– Do you want critique, or a hug? How to gain valuable criticism on your design | Austin Center for Design
Despite such evidence, one reason why Americans find it hard to believe Buchanan...– Our real first gay president - Salon.com