My response to this notion is to present corporations with the same choice we...– slacktivist (via azspot)
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benkraal: the-stig: newsweek: NY Mag: A History of Obama Feigning Interest in Mundane Things “No Joe, I have no idea what we’re supposed to be looking at. Just keep looking.” This whole thing is hilarious. Here, Obama really kicks it up a notch, combining childlike wonder with deep thought to create his most powerful look, deep childlike wonderthought.
I love the unreliable narrator, but the slight twist where the narrator is...– Jonathan Coulton, Singer-Songwriter, on The Sound of Young America (via hellonewworld) (via monstersofpod)
benkraal: Full control. Hackable. Requires a degree of arcane knowledge: All the functionality that most people need or want to devote their time to understand: (This post is an illustration of the idea proposed by commenter MSchwabe on Jim Stogdill’s article The iPad is the iPrius article on O’Reilly. Photos via wiki: Canon 350D, Canon a95)
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benkraal: Two paragraphs below. In one, the word “design” is used; in the other “marketing”. One is from the original article. If design lives up to its mission – creating innovative products and services and finding meaningful ways to make them valuable for customers and society at large – it needs to be a step ahead of customers. Customer research can inspire and validate but it can never...
mrgan: The Contrast blog quotes chef Gordon Ramsey in a short piece about what the details mean and what they stand for: “It doesn’t matter how amazing the steak is, if it’s served on a cold plate it’s crap. If it’s served with a dull knife it’s crap. If the gravy isn’t piping hot, it’s crap. If you’re eating it on an uncomfortable chair, it’s crap. If it’s served by an ugly waiter who just came...
Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that...– Steve Jobs from a 1994 Rolling Stone interiew.
The problem is, in hardware you can’t build a computer that’s twice as good as...– Steve Jobs in 1994 (via marco)
This prompted me to check my usage, which you can do in the Settings app by...– Glenn Fleishman (via Daring Fireball) I had been wondering if there was a simple way for iPhone owners to track and determine their data usage. My initial gut feeling was that 250 MB per month was way too low. Maybe I’m off-base?
Every voter in this union should take some time this weekend to thank their...– Greg Storey on the importance of last week’s meeting between POTUS and House Republicans. Bravo, sir.