August 2010 Archives

San Xavier.

I'll stop for a moment and look back sideways.

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From Wikipedia—today: "A birthday, as the term implies, is the day or anniversary of the particular day on which a person was born. Though by no means universal, birthdays are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with a party or, in some instances, a rite of passage."

Thank you all for your heartfelt wishes!

Good old IA. Dan Brown gives us 8 principles:

#1 Treat content as objects


We have 6 months Google Buzz today.

And I have to re-phrase what I stated on the first day: I am lost.


It's already several months we are running on Movable Type 5.02 here. Worth mentioning?


Zurich, Main Station.

How did I stumble upon David duChemin?

Don't remember - even though it was only a week ago. Must have been browsing New Riders user experience publications or something similar on July 28. Didn't know they had photography books as well.

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Disclaimer: I am not with McKinsey, I have never been, and probably will never be. I simply appreciate the views and survey results from their consultants and I am an enthusiastic reader of the McKinsey Quarterly.

As such, the newest business technology trends publication from Jacques Bughin, Michael Chui, and James Manyika crossed my desk Google Reader must-read folder yesterday. According to McKinsey the trends to watch are:

Trend 1. Distributed cocreation moves into the mainstream.

Web communities might have been for-fun a few years ago, today 70 percent of the executives in a recent survey rate them as for-profit as well!

As announced. Jesse Desjardins' 10 ways to be a marketing genius like Lady Gaga:

"#1 Have an opinion

Jesse Desjardins reflects why Lady Gaga is a marketing genius yesterday/ tomorrow. He might be a marketing genius himself ;)

Whitney Hess presents the lecture portion of her workshop at UX London 2010 on SlideShare. "Improving the human experience one day at a time!"

Tower, Frank Gehry Houses

I have to admit this recommendation comes unread! Jim Gilmore's and Joe Pine's books are not part of own bookshelf yet. And they won't be for some time. Due to a personal moratorium on the use of any bookstore for the rest of this year I have no chance to get hold of a copy of Mass Customization, The Experience Economy, or Authenticity myself.

A library?

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