Because the cost of living declined 4 percent last year, the 57 million...– George Will in Obama’s senior moment
“Luck in all its moods had to beloved and not feared. Bond saw luck as a woman, to be softly wooed or brutally ravaged, never pondered to or pursued.” It was luck that led me to pick up a copy of Casino Royale. Surprisingly the novel was a great tale that the movie largely stayed true to. The drink is not shaken and the story is a quick passed read with all of the Bond accouterments...
Amit Gupta on The Setup →
In Amit Gupta’s (Photojojo & Jelly) setup, he describes a great office trick - “glass-top IKEA desk that I can write and erase with a whiteboard marker (amazing!)”
suburbanreport: I find it bizarre that the sitting president wins a major international award, and yet there are so many people who seem to care only to the extent that it helps them either bash him, or bash the former president. This man ran for president partially on a platform of finding more reasonable, internationally supported methods of ending current conflicts and preventing future...
Interested in typefaces and like Helvetica? Watch this short movie.
A Look Behind The Curtain At YouTube’s User... →
This is an interesting look at the YouTube experience. People obvisouly prefer what Hulu is offering but like the number of videos on YouTube. But, just allowing people to choose which view they prefer diminishes the value to both sets of users - the viewers and creators. People will be discouraged to comment/participate if they have just the watch features. This will then make the uploaders...
Minimalism’s logical extension: Break free from... →
I respect Leo, he is one of the people I trust and go to for ideas on minimalism and productivity. But, here I disagree with him. I believe he takes the idea of minimalism too far when he suggests that there is no need for goals. Leo argues that when working toward goals “you aren’t working because you love it, you’re working because you’ve set goals.” Wow. ...
Made to Stick
Chip & Dan Heath provide you a checklist for making your ideas a SUCCESs. In Made to Stick they define a sticky idea as one that is Simple, Unexpected, Credible, Concrete, Emotional, and a Story. To make their case they use their own techniques throughout the book. They use stories and ideas that you probably already know. For example, they elaborate on where the story of Subway’s Jared...