[Apple] targets people. It focuses on users. And Apple lets them decide how and...– Apple Doesn’t Target Markets. It Targets People Not a particular deep article for GigaOm but I thought this section was interesting. Enterprise software is in the unenviable position of having to build one product that satisfies two very different audiences: the people who make the decision to buy...
Flood Lite: Apple's Attention to Detail →
In July 2002, Appled filed a patent for a “Breathing Status LED Indicator” (No. US 6,658,577 B2). They described it as a “blinking effect of the sleep-mode indicator in accordance with the present invention mimics the rhythm of breathing which is psychologically appealing.”
“Internet of things” ubicomp as a ‘lost future’ vs a world of glowing...– 5 things I’m thinking about « Magical Nihilism
Anonymous asked: How did you come up with the name second verse? "second verse, same as the first?"
here’s my guess about the future. The money will not be found. The mosque will...– Is the 9/11 Mosque a Publicity Stunt? | FrumForum I’ve been waiting for someone to write the forensic financial analysis of this situation. Frum lays the foundation for what I think will become a very interesting investigation over the next few weeks.
Virgin America is one of a few marketers that has used all forms of Twitter ad...– Twitter Hires Sales Force From Yelp, Facebook - Advertising Age - Digital Buried in this rather dry industry take on the hiring for Twitter’s Ads unit was this rather interesting bit of business trivia. 4th largest sales day, hmm? Wonder if the first three were all email-driven.
"Gemini" by Jawbreaker →
My most favorite of their unreleased songs. Live version only. Still amazing. “Trust no one/Screen all calls/One on one or/None at all”
One in Three Adults Obese in America's Most Obese... →
Huh. I spend more time in Kentucky than most of y’all on the internet (I married well) and I can’t say I’ve seen any difference from the folks I see elsewhere. As someone who lives on a coast, I generally judge things by what I see in airports. By that measure? Fuck. On any given day, any airport in Texas is the most obese place in the USA.
Gamer Melodico: Jesse Schell's "Visions of the... →
Went to see this talk last week at Yerb Buena. Jesse Schell was fantastic - probably one of the most energetic (and amusing) presenters I’ve seen in a long while. He packed A LOT of ideas about the future landscape of both society and gaming into a two hour talk. These notes from Gamer Melodico are useful. If you’re interested, I think the MP3s are up at the Long Now Foundation’s...
Paget said that he could easily create a noise generator that could disrupt all...– Hacker shows how he can intercept cell phone calls with $1,500 device (video) | VentureBeat