Excellent dissection of the old "I've saved Latin, what did you do" defence, so often used in startup context.
To say “stfu & build something,” or some variation thereof, is to demand that a critic engage you on your own narrow terms—terms which may well be a subject of the . . .
It reads like a problem statement for something Alasdair has stared dabbling with. At least judging from SketchGit, a . . .
Somewhat misleading title, somewhat muddled argument, but crystal clear points by Hunter Walk:
those who worked at e.g. Google during its early and hypergrowth years are more likely to:
1) Understand what motivates exceptional achievers
2) Know what high performance . . .
Hermeneutical design, now there's the thing!
Granted, the article is too long, the parallels too drawn out. Nonetheless, absolute kudos to Sjors for tackling the issue of the design conversations with the past head on. Dealing with big topics, as is his wont.
In often . . .
If you don't trust the other voices against Smart Cities (say, Greenfield and Kim), then at least listen to Rem.
This transfer of authority has been achieved in a clever way by calling their city smart – and by calling it smart, our city is condemned to being stupid.
If . . .
The first piece in Salon / CreativeTimeReports is too diffuse, tethering on the edge of rambling.
The second, based on his Sinclair-esque attempt to walk . . .
Yes, understanding user experiences is crucial. Nonetheless, understanding code becomes even more important, precisely . . .
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