October 2010 Archives

Here we go: It's about measurement! By Farah.

I have to admit: I am a Hans Rosling fan. His fourth TED Talk: 10 years of UN data. Number four in a series.

"Books are an inadequate way to store information, because the arrangement of facts contained within them is an arbitrary decision on the part of the author's, making individual facts
difficult to locate."

- Paul Otlet

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Discoverning design. In everyday things. No, not Don Norman. David Carson.

The title on TED drew me into this talk from February 2010--How architecture helped music evolve--but watching it in full length it is not primarily about music any more. It's about creating a user experience with context in mind.

Steam Engine 131.060

Aaaarghh. I'm late. Didn't sign up for the event reminder on Facebook. There I have it. I missed The Myths of Innovation Day train on October 13. Shame on me :(

Nevertheless: Scott Berkun is doing an amazing job building tribes for his current re-edition of The Myths of Innovation as well as for his next book.

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"Nine women can't have a baby in one month, no matter how closely they coordinate their work."
- Seth Godin

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Another amazing voice-over animation from Cognitive Media: Steven Berlin Johnson's Where Good Ideas Come From.

I first stumbled upon David McCandless in revising one of my x-cultural photographylization presentations in April. "Combine the language of the eye with the language of the mind!"

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