So you want to join a startup
Designers of all levels are leaving agencies and consulting to join startups as full time employees. I can say from experience that the transition they’re making is a significant one. I was recently asked to delineate the best questions for a designer to ask during the hiring process, and what to look out for. Below, I’ve reprinted the email response I sent. It’s an incomplete...
Kickstarter - The Lifesize Mousetrap's 2011 tour... →
If you haven’t seen the Lifesize Mousetrap in person, that’s all the more reason to support their Kickstarter project! Please help some old friends of mine get one of the most impressive pieces of kinetic sculpture ever created up and ready to tour this year and for years to come.
It takes some serious balls to just plop down a bunch of mulch like that,”...– Load Of Mulch Dumped In Kind Of Ballsy Location | The Onion
“One of those things that the media just constantly gets wrong is this idea that...– For Zuck,There is No “Me” in “Team” Spot on comment from Zuck. New-found respect!
In-N-Out vs. Five Guys vs. Shake Shack: The First... →
The degree to which this whole idea is stupid makes my brain hurt. Spoiler alert: all of the burgers in the “taste test” were a day old. I’m from the West Coast, so let’s not pretend I’m not a partisan; In-N-Out has been a staple for me since my freshman year in college. Even since I started removing beef from my diet last year, my biggest temptation has been the...
Guernica / Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin... →
Chomsky was a huge early influence on my neuroscience training. Everything I know about language acquisition, I credit to him. The sad fact remains that he is a classic Leftist, a cartoon of an intellectual when he intersects with political thought. Rick treats him with more seriousness than his latest column actually deserves. Fisk-ing is a great method for putting loudmouths on their heels, but...
As they reset their work, the analysts studied other long-term international...– News Desk: Notes on the Death of Osama bin Laden : The New Yorker