BUXTON COLLECTION →
“Over the past 30 years, designer, writer, and researcher Bill Buxton has been collecting input and interactive devices whose design struck him as interesting, useful, or important. In the process, he has assembled a good collection of the history of pen computing, pointing devices, touch technologies, as well as an illustration of the nature of how new technologies emerge.”
Rory Sutherland makes the daring assertion that a change in perceived value can be just as satisfying as what we consider “real” value
I have no idea what I'm doing →
true transparency, having no “big company experiece” I can definitely relate to Ben’s perspective
How Smartphones Can Improve Public Transit →
“An interesting study of commuters in Boston and San Francisco found people are more willing to ride the bus or train when they have tools to manage their commutes effectively. The study asked 18 people to surrender their cars for one week. The participants found that any autonomy lost by handing over their keys could be regained through apps providing real-time information about transit...
Humor type and presenter status had no effects on short-term attractiveness, but...– Dissing Oneself versus Dissing Rivals: Effects of Status, Personality, and Sex on the Short-Term and Long-Term Attractiveness of Self-Deprecating and Other-Deprecating Humor (pdf)
A Former Crack Dealer On The Economics Of...