One of the downsides of living in a small place is that you have to learn how to live with less, otherwise you end up living inside of a curio shop. Add to that self-imposed constraint that you are going to buy stuff based on longevity and how long it will last, buying just about … Continue reading Tyranny of choice
Counter-terrorisim and the legacy of Philip K. Dick. [The New Yorker] Julius Genachowski has left the building. Thank God! [The New Yorker] Something about these Sperry Top Siders is awesome. [Michael Williams] How Twitter is changing the geography of communication. [The Atlantic Cities] The Greatest challenge to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. [Tomasz Tunguz] How Facebook used … Continue reading What I am reading today
I am not a designer and so my way of thinking about design is influenced by not mere visual aspects, but also how things are constructed. I don’t just love the shoes because of how they look — though that matters — but I also look at where the leather comes from, how it is … Continue reading What design means to me
One of the great joys of being completely exhausted is that you do actually enjoy the deep sleep that follows. I am a light sleeper but after two days of Google I/O related work, last night I slept like a log. I have to say I immensely enjoyed the two days of no-sleep, writing on … Continue reading Exhaustion! Rejuvenation!
Google’s reworking of its social network, Google+ shows that the company has started to marry data with design and craft new experiences. Will that be enough to turn you and I into active participants? Who, knows, I am just happy it doesn’t look like Facebook. continue reading Continue reading The design thinking behind the new Google+