A new decade’s breaking, and in it, people, companies, and countries will...– Another great post from Umair Haque’s Edge Economy blog at HarvardBusiness.org.
- you gotta try this! Ultimate fun! - Chat with a stranger! Connecting to server… Looking for someone you can chat with. Hang on. You’re now chatting with a random stranger. Say hi! Stranger: hi You: hi Stranger: alright? You: whats up? Stranger: lol not much You: nahh You: im talking to a stranger..! Stranger: me too! crazy You: yes stranges Stranger: where you from? You: denmark...
Anvil! The Story of Anvil →
C.E.O. Libraries Reveal Keys to Success– “Don’t follow your mentors, follow your mentors’ mentors,” suggests David Leach C.E.O. Libraries Reveal Keys to Success - New York Times
My font nerdiness makes me have bad reactions to things that spoil otherwise...– Design - Mistakes in Typography Grate the Purists - NYTimes.com
Imagine, Connect, Act: Idealist.org's campaign to... →
Three challenges to overcome: 1. A big gap between our good intentions and our actions. 2. Our problems are connected, but we are not. 3. The world is full of good ideas that don’t spread quickly enough. Let’s look at each of these challenges and then see how by using every available means—from the Web to a bulletin board on a village tree—we can do something about them.
One Million Years of Isolation →
An Interview with Abraham Van Luik on BLDG BLOG
The cost of getting sick. →
great, playful infographic from Ben Fry and GE about the costs that an individual and insurer incur as a function of age. 10.5 million to treat the 2,100 people with hypertension each year!…
On the back of seven million MetroCards distributed this fall is a single...– http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/20/nyregion/20metrocard.html?_r=1
Stefan Sagmeister interviewed by Debbie Millman on... →
Wired Backs Internet for Nobel Peace Prize →
We’re not scanning all those books to be read by people. We’re...– Google Thread Walking (via folkertgorter)
Google to Add Captions, Improving YouTube Videos →
In the first major step toward making millions of videos on YouTube accessible to deaf and hearing-impaired people, Google unveiled new technologies on Thursday that will automatically bring text captions to many videos on the site.
BMD's swedish senior designer Carolina Söderholm... →
"The unicorns don’t look realistic enough." →
… Client commenting on preliminary animations from a ‘Magical Wonderland’ from the great blog ‘Clients From Hell’ — A collection of anonymously contributed client horror stories from designers.