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Don't buy it. Those co-eds just want to get at those millions you have coming from Nigeria.
What people will admit to doing vs what people actually do, r often disparately disconnected.
I’m not doing an interview with you unless you promise to use a white backdrop & let me tell you how fucking great my shit is.
We say "DON'T MIND THE CAMERA WE NEED CLOSE-UPS" while waving it in their faces. Constant communication sets them at ease.
one time, my dad made me walk home from " camping"
I think that it must be
I know for sure that Ogden Nash wrote this one:
"There's something about a martini
Something undeniably pleasant
"I really like a martini,
Two at the very most.
After three I'm under the table.
Four I'm under the host!"
I’m going to design an app that’s let’s you listen to an album in 10 minutes by playing one note at a time really fast.
I still have dreams about becoming a UX designer. Lol. And very fond memories of working with all the innovators
"What do you get when you cross a car with a computer?
I think about this a lot. There are no grand plans anymore. Culturally or otherwise.
What's the ROI for America's shareholders in doing that? ;-)
those stickers always get to me… the EULA is contained on the disc, how can u agree something you've not read?
Sometimes twitter is the greatest.
baha I don't know if setting your phone's ringtone to a 14.4 modem is cool but it's good for my 20th anniversary on the internet.
“The next generation will understand computers” is a dodge to excuse bad IxD conventions.
Seeing the design I've been working on this year demo'd on the big screen at our big customer conference is uncanny
Our Chief Product Officer is telling customers that business apps need user experience as good as the best consumer apps. Tasty.
6 stages of debugging
1 That can't happen
2 It works my machine
3 It shouldn't happen
4 Why does this happen?
6 How did it ever work?
“Every company is becoming a cloud company” at
Shades of asking “What you get when you cross an X with a computer?”
My copy of The Civil War, now signed by designer Eric Lee Smith!
was this a tweet from 2002?
Empathy is a figment of your imagination. Like user experience.
The conclusion that disruptive corporate innovation cannot occur without very senior buy-in is constantly reaffirmed
yea my two year old has that. The whiskey not the pony thing.
I accidentally quit 6 apps today while working.
Boy do I hate iTunes. Mistype your password more than once and you have to reset it. Easy to do on a phone. Sucks.
you win best tweet of the day :) cc/
OH: Spellchecker is my worst enema.
Learn how to find the sweet spot between business goals & user needs this May in :
Especially in the case of "increase shareholder value", which isn't even 34 yet.
My point is that these nuggets of received wisdom aren't actually that old.
Like, it wasn't theorized about until the early 20th century. "increase shareolder value" was coined in 1980.
I don't buy them because I don't like shitty coffee.
a gravestone marked HUMANITY, epitaph: WHY DO I HAVE TO SAY MY 16-DIGIT ACCOUNT NUMBER. I ALREADY TYPED IT INTO THE VOICE MENU YES I’LL HOLD
The Rancho Feeding Corp scandal/closure hits even small eco-ranchers. The systemic snares explained: v
GRACIAS A TI EXISTE EL PUTO VISUAL BASIC TE ODIO
Kicked off by Jack Welch in 1980, no?
Yeah, but backstage is where the iPhones come out (proof: ) & the Cristal and all that…
So how many can I put you down for?
"Makes things sparkly, has really good boobs, works well with raccoons, always has at least 1 tiara."
I'm updating my resume y'all.
OMG, the 1980s cable TV business model will die unless we do something! Quick, everyone—clap your hands and say, "I believe!"
Disney is cutting financial support of the Boy Scouts of America over their ban of gay scout leaders. Well done.
Oh you didn't have a good mom? Sorry, no Oscar for you.
programmers: 1, lawyers: 0
Ready to Service Jam next weekend
Fun Fact: Oscars are in Constitution, which mandates, "Celebrities shall from time to time address nation on the state of their privilege."
As John Muir wrote, "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe."
Support Your Local Slaughterhouse if you care about local meat, dairy or eggs
Creating walkable cities means more money stays in the local economy. Here's how: HT
I wish people were like money so you could hold them up to the light to see which ones are real and which ones are fake
I'm not stalking. I'm observing.
The best stories always come from the worst ideas.
Just a reminder, Epic Systems, a billion dollar hospital software company, still writes their code in Visual Basic 6
Saturday date night with Pocky and About Face.
"I'm not like most girls."
I have to stop saying "How stupid can you be" I think people are starting to take it as a challenge.
Plutocracy, kleptarchy, depression, and stagnation tend to lead squarely to one thing. War.
I really wish the U.S. would just adopt the metric system of measurement already. So much easier.
It's cute letting your toddler sleep with you until you haven't had sex in 10 years.
That is a warning.
Alan you are so right. What's deeply worrying is that we are still building an economy based on consumption & materialism.
Chickens play an important role in the early prehistory of SketchUp. I look forward to seeing yours.
Welcome to the world of legacy code
I am just one step away from being rich, all I need now is money.
Year after year folks at conferences talk about the same good things - and year after year nothing much changes. Is anyone listening?
Paper cut: A tree's glorious moment of revenge
Do you have little compartments for syrup? No? I didn't think so.
no joke though; for all IxD's professionalization, UXs remain mostly rude & dumb RT :
The pinnacle of an effort to avoid error is mediocrity. Error free and excellence are not the same thing.
: Those are the footsteps I want to follow, synthesis is an information omnivores dream.
yes, I've admired the hens on your banner. But the butcher shop... Not a good customer experience there for me.
note to self: stay away from downtown Petaluma
Cheers to the new Synth Practice Lead !
The first rule of Thesaurus Club is that you do not talk, speak, natter, chat, gabble, or converse about Thesaurus Club
also a hero for taking on the sisyphean task of cleaning up DC!
“To put the interests of the company first, long term, put the interests of the customers first, short term.” — Brian Chesky, CEO, AirBnB
if you don't have a few arrows in your back, are you really making change?
Or vice versa. RT : Civilization is bureaucracy’s killer app.
Bitcoin enthusiasts just need to clap harder
Someday kids are going to be puzzled that product boxes look like ads. They'll never see the box until after Amazon delivers it.
The perfect team is not made of perfect individuals. Rather, whole people with great communication and a balance of strengths.
Living in the Plastic Age! And those futuristic visions from the dawn of the digital era.
And I did not even need to google!
"Management’s failure is a failure to distinguish between costs and the causes of costs." -John Seddon
"The starting-place for a systems view is to look outside-in, to know how your organization looks to your customers." -John Seddon
I'm convinced that software is a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by yak hair razor blade manufacturers.
You're too kind, Mr. Cooper.
A simple lesson for bigots:
1) Hitler hated Jews.
2) Jews left Germany and built an atomic bomb for the Allies.
See how that works?
I should write a script that auto-retweets and favs every post of yours with in it... Love the concept, UI is horreeb
Human behavior is not an engineering problem. It's much much harder to solve for.
Oh did they design TitsMobile site?
How you see your app, versus how users see it. A chicken's perspective.
Reading Berry makes me strive to write better. I slow down and think about the reader more intently.
Wendell Berry is a huge supporter of me and my peeps
"Giving people what they want isn't always what they want." - Seth Godin
You don't need an avocado slicer. You need oxygen. You need to hold and be held by other humans. You need to cover your webcam.
If Arizona legislators try to setup "gay camps" next, that may backfire because that sounds fabulous.
There's an awful lot of bathwater around our baby these days.
All mah’ servers in a farm. C-I-C-I-O.
"[S]oftware should submit to the user, and any program that proffers a 'Submit' button is de facto impolite."—
2022: The Great Ecclesiastical Cultural Revolution sweeps through the Vatican, as scores of archbishops are forced to become pig farmers.
Surpriseometer:holding @ 0“: Oh, the hypocrisy: Exxon CEO Joins Lawsuit to Stop Fracking Near His Home: ”
finally a glass concept I can sympathise with!
Just told a shop owner that the customer is always wrong. When she tried to correct me, she exploded.
In the insane War on (Some) Drugs, police chief testifies to bogus marijuana claims from parody site.
It pisses me off when a store stops selling a name brand product in favor of their own store brand version
So you watched Samsung’s unveiling of the Galaxy S5, too, huh?
It’d be a fitting tribute to watch it again (and again), (and again).
Isn't that a neighborhood in New Orleans?
The brilliant Harold Ramis, perhaps most famous for being one of the Ghostbusters, has sadly passed away!
Do UX Interaction Designers come in two flavours? This great article shows that thinks they do!
My earliest memory is 9 months before I was born. I went to a party with my Dad and left with my Mom.
Why, it's almost as if telco is a natural monopoly and should be treated as such.
The Rabbi’s Cat movie is beautiful but meandering compared to the original comics. Movie adaptations tend to compress meaning.
"This organization is broken - we can fix it" is a machine metaphor from the Analytic mindset play book. Most orgs are not machines.
Chewbacca mistook R2D2 for a trashcan once. In his defense, they had just met.
sweatbands are all the rage at Confluence
"what i want is full on anarchist revolution but I'll settle for Scandinavian socialism"
If you're from Arizona & feel like the state is being unfairly judged based on factors over which you had no control… then welcome to irony.
I believe it was Jesus who said "Hate that sinner! Hate the shit out of them!"
Already finding ways to apply my new IxD training upon my return to work. Thanks for everything - I'll be back!
And the stupid feral cat, Fred, has another head wound. I tell him he shouldn't lead with his face in a fight. He doesn't listen.
White Babies Outnumbered:
A correction by
The real fight in San Francisco is not low-income people vs tech, it's our common future vs. policy obsolescence + planning inertia.
"The primary skill of senior engineers is to train junior engineers. If you're senior with no junior around, you're not senior."
"imposing an agile process from the outside strips the team of self determination which is at the heart of agile thinking"
I’m a people person when I’m left the fuck alone.
It's OK for Monsanto to destroy other seed strains, while theirs is protected by law. /cc
Watching the school a bunch of beancounters about life is the best thing I've seen all year.
obviously super classing Snark Driven Design, which has been the most recent methodology...
A few summers ago I was offered & ate a hops bud plucked from a vine. Ever since, I've noticed most beers are over-hopped.
Sarcasm can also be used to fuel the next generation Prius.
We cannot talk about without the book "The inmates are running the asylum" by
Funny how we ask everyone in the org to improve their work processes in the pursuit of Lean, but rarely do leaders work to improve theirs!
! RT : 5 Reasons Why Business Can't Afford to Ignore Psychology for Another 100 Years:
For a forthcoming Rails project at work, we shall be using Sarcasm-Driven Design.
That which is dead may never die
Oh My Fucking God! Google has re-animated Clippy!
Think about this: We are in our 13th year of the war in Afghanistan and still actively debating who it is we're fighting.
New dates for Interaction Design, Visual Interface Design & Design Leadership are now available:
When diagnosing a bug, one looks for the element that changed.
Projection mapping is now a basement-artist tool. Wonderful Pomplamoose video via VIDEO
A yawn just a silent scream for coffee
Americans still buy the delusion their lives are the best. In fact, they are the poorest, in nearly every way, among rich countries.
Why UNIX and C were invented
Got in the mood for Presidents Day by going to my bikini waxer and getting the Martin Van Buren.
Minimum wage is a joke. Thanks for the amazing visualization:
Clean up, clean up
Clean up, clean up
Service all the billionaires
In software development there is no teacher but Entropy.
This paper by William S. Sahlman concludes that conventional management is at the very core of financial crisis.
The hilarious license plate revoked by the humorless Virginia DMV. h/t
I feel like I'm not getting the full experience of a gas station bathroom if I don't cut and dye my hair and change my identity.
<<<Press Any Key>>>
At the lobby, last week.
Everyone's a laissez-faire, free market enthusiast until they try streaming Netflix through a Comcast pipe.
One might assume competition alone breeds superior service, but history has shown only tightly enforced regulation serves the common good.
'People are never the enemy. Unjust systems of power are the enemy.' -- Diane Nash
Filmed in my hometown of Woodstock IL - every time I see it I feel like I'm reliving it
I should really drop the pretense with this pancake thing and move to putting maple syrup directly on sticks of butter.
I think what you're doing is awesome product management - IN THE 1950's.
"Only in America...do we accept weather predictions from a rodent but deny evidence by scientists"
Feeling this today: Rt : "The pursuit of good user experience is not so much a design problem as it is a power struggle."
It got hijacked by The Information Super-highwaymen..
couple beside me at coffee shop on blind date, he brought chocolate covered strawberries and she said she quit sugar. I hope he kills her
on my way to steal your man
A service that discreetly picks up, no questions asked, and disposes of giant Vermont Teddy Bears.
Yes, Comcast really is throttling Netflix
This just in: BATTLE HAMSTERS! ht
FWIW, I differ with .
The American Dream:
material wealth = hard work + moral virtue
Big fan of your Twitter feed. If shit doesn’t work out for me at Apple, I’m heading your way.
P.S. Don’t tell Tim.
Tonight, Tom Perkins explicitly advocated taking away THE RIGHT TO VOTE from people with lower income. This is *actual* class warfare.
When you left me, I really let myself go
I used your credit card
I brought you back a lei
Hire teachers, pay them better, stop robo-testing. “: What is a quick solution to the No Child Left Behind system?"
No: AF3, Yes: Sun Tzu? RT : The pursuit of good user experience is not so much a design problem as it is a power struggle.
- the best part is the IXDA award just chilling in the background. The dichotomy of a cooperista?
. your next book should be a collection of your tweets. Similar to "Redesigning Leadership" by
What if every brown American, when asked "where are you from" at a party, replied "I'll tell you if you tell me how much money you make?"
...and their corporate incentive models too.
My Keurig needs a safe word on days I work at home.
Start where you are, with what you have and what you know. Do something small right now. Repeat.
Make more better happen… speak more kind words… work hard…
"I have a principle: I do not agree to change my mind just because you won the argument." - Bob Metcalfe
that it stopped and frisked me
Back in my day we called Indie music "College Rock" and Top 40 "Ewww."
I heard you liked the Pareto distribution of wealth so I put a Pareto distribution inside your Pareto distribution
This is as magnificent a piece to camera as you will ever see. All hail. Brilliant, humane, smart and unanswerable VIDEO
Is this passage from 1933 San Francisco history book "The Barbary Coast" about gold rush culture or startup culture?
Thank you and ravenous viewers for letting us do a SECOND SEASON OF RICK AND MORTY!
i think i can prove on the back of a very small envelope that that's not true.
iteration helps, but only helps.