June 2010 Archives

The Linchpin is a spring of inspirations not drying up soon. Gave me Elizabeth Gilbert this week!

Harsh words from Brady Gilchrist.

David Sherwin & Justin Maguire state: "Design leaders guide organizations in planning and fulfilling desired outcomes for their clients--and growing their designers in the process. We could pile a lot of other things onto this definition, such as organizational development, contributing to the profession through sharing expertise publicly, and so forth.

Last week saw me power-testing foursquare. Three weeks before I was playing around a little bit with Google Latitude. I have Gowalla and Plancast accounts. I might even join Loopt, Whrrl, Brightkite, Burbn, MyTown, whatever .... But for now - I am off the grid!

You still believe carrot and stick can actually increase the motivation of your employees?

Dead wrong!

No, knowledge should not be difficult to obtain!

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The puzzle of motivation. Are traditional rewards effective?

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Here we go again ... Waiting for iOS 4.

Here come Ada Lovelace, Andra Keay, and Prezi.

Daniel Pink's voice over an amazing animation summarizing findings from his recent book Drive.

Are you still living in unmodified reality?

Everything looks like toys in this exceptionally shallow depth of field video. Simulating macro photography.

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Seth Godin is announcing worldwide-meet-the-tribe-of-Linchpins day today.

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Stephen P. Anderson uploaded his 7 User Experience Lessons from the iPhone (Introducing UX) to SlideShare three years ago and his presentation actually triggered our Essential Slides series on September 26, 2007.

OpenSpace has a short and sweet take on what working from home is all about:

How do epipheo and Lee LeFever relate? Seems to me as if Epipheo is cashing in with clients such as Facebook and Google where Sachi & Lee started a movement.

These days two years ago I teached a communication design class - studying the rising touch and multi-touch human computer interaction paradigm.

Kara Swisher's and Walt Mossberg's interview with Steve Jobs at the D8 conference. One week ago. Pre-WWDC.

Kelsey Kruger has a great presentation on SlideShare: Why Great Design Will Make People Love Your Company!

I'm out in the evening sun - will watch the show afterwards or tomorrow.

These days two years ago I teached a communication design class - studying the rising touch and multi-touch human computer interaction paradigm.

Sebastian Deterding's presentation at the UX Camp Europe 2010 on May 29 and 30 in Berlin. Excellent!

This book from Jenifer Tidwell is 5 years old. It is being revised right now, which doesn't mean the first edition is outdated.

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