Extreme User Research →
The main idea behind extreme user research is that instead of going for the real users, we go for surrogate users. Those are the ones within a company who talk directly to the customers. We want to talk to the people who talk to the people.
Mandership is a project by Artemy Lebedev. It is largely concerned with graphic and industrial design, interface engineering, typography, semiotics, and visualization. It has been running since 1997.
A bottle—one of the ideal objects—doesn’t owe its shape to some designer who...– Artemy Lebedev - Designers and design
You Suck at Photoshop #3
SpoolCast: Reviewing Mental Models with Indi Young... →
I’ve been reading Indi’s book, and it’s great.
Due to organizational defenses most managers will place the blame for such...– Peter Jones - We Tried To Warn You, Part 1
We humans are the victims of an asymmetry in the perception of random events. We...– Taleb — The Black Swan
Mirror, from Supreme Beings of Leisure’s new...
Part of the challenge of being a designer in such a context is keeping the...– Andrew Hinton, Personas and the Role of Design Documentation
elainecarroll: We are… TAJ! I hope this is a real series, because I would watch it right after MXC.
Why are bonuses taxed so much harder than the rest of my pay? Not much of a bonus once the government gets involved…
Giving money to institutions that failed at their only job, which was to have...– Lynn Fitzpatrick, Florist
Pasta Siciliano - Allrecipes →
This wonderful and easy skillet pasta dish includes sun-dried tomatoes, olives, pine nuts, feta cheese, and crushed red pepper flakes. This is an authentic alternative that gets rave reviews in our…
Cognitive Daily: Traffic jam emerges for no reason... →
Video of all the jerks in front of me in the mornings…
Trying to understand people by analyzing data is like trying to understand the...– Jesse James Garrett
Bert & Ernie
For the past two decades, America’s educational establishment has stressed...– Abraham Katsman , THE JERUSALEM POST
Mock Daily Show
Ben has been an outstanding leader on the field for the Steelers since his...– Steelers president Art Rooney II