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My code of life and conduct is simply this: work hard, play to the allowable...– George Jean Nathan (via nevver)
Google Now: A Smarter, Mobile Search Offering... →
But Google has a lot more context than just your GPS coordinates. They can take into account your other information in Google services to stay relevant, like your search history and your calendar. On stage, they showed off a use case scenario in which someone had a meeting on their calendar, and Google Now could tell the person, not just when the meeting was, but when to leave for the meeting to...
Why Crowded Coffee Shops Fire Up Your Creativity... →
psychotherapy: Yes, caffeine helps. But new research shows that the moderate noise level in busy cafés also perks up your creative cognition…
College Football Finally Gets A Playoff System →
parislemon: Heather Dinich for ESPN: A four-team playoff for college football has been formally approved by a presidential oversight committee, a dramatic change for the sport that will begin in 2014. The four teams will be chosen by a selection committee, the semifinals will be held at current bowl sites and the national championship game will be awarded to the highest bidder. The 12-year...
5 Things Every Presenter Should Know About People,... →
holtthink: i love this kind of thinking because I immediately think about how this can be translated into education. From the site: “The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public,” George Jessel famously quipped. In 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People (public library), Dr. Susan Weinschenkunpacks the secrets of...
1. Design makes all the difference 2. Design the organization 3. The product...– The seven principles of designing insanely great products, from John Edson’s forthcoming book, Design Like Apple: The Seven Principles of Designing Insanely Great Products, Services, and Experiences. (ᔥ Thought You Should See This)
78% of Americans can name Larry, Moe and Curley. Yet only 42% can identify the...– 11 Bizarrely Wrong Beliefs Americans Have About Themselves (via courtenaybird)
It Takes More Than 3 Gallons of Water to Make a... →
Below, the water requirements for some of the things you might be wearing/eating/using right now: One pair of shoes: 2,257 gallons One pair of jeans: 2,636 gallons One chocolate bar: 454 gallons One piece of beef: 4,000 gallons One hamburger: 632 gallons One plain-cheese pizza: 321 gallons One slice of cheese: 40 gallons One pint of beer: 45 gallons One cup of coffee: 35 gallons One...
Social Media Cheat Sheet →
soupsoup: I started a public document on Google which I shared hoping people would add their own tips about best practices for Social Media when it comes to news gathering and distributing news. I decided to post it here as well in its current form. If you’d like to add your own tips, click the link above. Twitter Build lists of sources using Twitter lists. Use this to get ahead of your...
The institutional structure of the United States is under stress. We might be in...– Richard Posner that’s a pretty good list of what we need to fix Famous judge spikes Apple-Google case, calls patent system “dysfunctional” — Mobile Technology News (via fred-wilson)
peternyc: You can learn to hit a baseball by doing research on the best bats, exercises to strengthen your swing, physics of balls and projections, checking the weather for the optimal wind conditions. Or you can just pick up a bat and swing that motherfucker.
Push back is part of the process. It’s about refining and forming. It makes a...– Nice tidbit from The Client is Always Wrong . (via jwphillips)
Art is an expression of an individual’s will to society at large. Design, on the...– Kenya Hara, Designing Design (via evanmrose)
Creativity is curiosity put into action.– //Bill Rice responding to the “What is creativity?” question posed in Disciplined Dreaming by Josh Linkner (via wmrice)