Getting a Fresh Start on Action Items

Yesterday I pulled out a new notebook to use as a bullet journal. The previous one had lasted me from October of last year through,…

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Remembering a Mission to Ord Mantell

Before the Star Wars Expanded Universe was really a thing - which to my reckoning means before the publication of Heir to the Empire in…

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IHOP UX FTW

Great story on user experience and how it influences the consumer. IHOP has a new menu, and now customers are spending more. That’s not a…

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We’re fat because our neighborhoods are designed poorly

This is fascinating: When designers try to maximize the number of cul-de-sacs in an area, they create a dendritic—or treelike—system of roads that feeds all…

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Transmedia rules

Solid list of thoughts for people who may be considering some form of transmedia component to their next book, movie or whatever. Go read the…

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All those little symbols mean something. Huh.

This is fascinating. This handy infographic, Origins of Common UI Symbols, was put together by Sofya Yampolsky, Warm Gun, and 500 Startups to explain just…

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Innovation and disruption are two very different things

A recent Fast Company story makes the casethat big companies are essentially incapable of churning out new, hugely innovative products. Questioning the status quo, cutting…

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The war between the states

When I was in junior high or so - 20+ years ago - I remember the thinking being prevalent that the Civil War wasn't so…

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If I had one wish this Christmas season…

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Mee mee mee mee