A classic rookie mistake is giving the client what they ask for, because often...
the songs and dances of contemporary hunter-gatherer peoples serve them at both...– On the Origins of the Arts Sociobiologist E.O. Wilson on the evolution of culture http://bit.ly/JkmExt
There is generally a lot of enthusiasm in the startup world these days. But some...– “Meaningful” startups - @cdixon
Pink bubblegum. Smurf-blue cotton candy. Fading perfume basenotes. Midnight...–
ESQ: Tell me about your amps, though. How much would you tinker with your amps...– Eddie Van Halen on the real story about his Marshall amp. bit.ly/IYAk0X
The difference between the best worker on computer hardware and the average may...– Steve
￼“The minute I dropped out (of college) I could stop taking the required classes...– Steve
The idea that a 10-person company of 20-somethings in Mesquite, Texas, could get...– Valve Software’s usual approach to building a creative business / Michael Abrash discusses how he came to work for Valve Software (he coauthored Quake with John Carmack back in the day) and, more interestingly, what Valve is like as a company. via @kottke http://bit.ly/IizBUD original...
Azealia Banks @ Coachella / 212 X Firestarter at...
azealia banks Coachella-2012 by CatrachoEDDB
Core insights have three key attributes: 1. Logical, yet unexpected. A core...– http://bit.ly/HWnL3Z
We kind of romanticize creativity as inventing ideas out of thin air. When you...– Jonah Lehrer
Sure, Path 2.0 design is amazing. However, amazing design is not enough. It...– A POV that’s ruffling feathers today… “User Experience And The Poison On The Tip Of The Arrow” http://tcrn.ch/HLULOz
"Fighting the fights that really matter…"
Yeah, it’s a Hennessy advert, but it’s produced so well…
Disclosure are like, what, 12 or some gobstoppingly young age. And already...–
Asians, unlike their Caucasian peers, tended to collect fat internally, around...– Skinny-Fat People http://bit.ly/J5cJ8B
Perfect snapshot memory of standing at the edge of a long, narrow dancefloor. Having just walked in pretending to know where you’re going because you’re in a brand new city, in an obviously shit part of town. The maw is swarming with wide-leg pants in unison to some generic-sounding proggy trancy thing. Stairs on the far corner lift you with a matching rise in humidity. Thick, dusty...
Can't begin to explain the rush of flashbacks Dave...
Pausing for a moment to enjoy the accomplishments...
We Found Love In A Coded Space - James Bridle @...
This is a talk from the Lift Conference in Geneva, in February 2012, about the New Aesthetic, concerning literature, sexuality, and collaborating with the network. (And, yes, tiny glitch on the right of this tumblr theme overlapping the video)
Star Slinger X Rhianna "We found love"
… our technology is–always has been–an direct extension of our humanity....– Claire Gibson reviewing William Gibson’s “Distrust that particular flavor” http://bit.ly/HJ8X4l
Make your own luck. Or dominate it with an army of...
… the fact that someone from outside of the traditional game-writing community...– Here are four things the NYT “stupid games” story got right.” via Killscreen bit.ly/Ih11rQ
The whole world is pretending the breakthrough is in tech. The bottleneck is...– —Penn Jillette HT @berkun http://bit.ly/HlEM9r
Making lo-fi ringtones until an e-Tron shows up at a car show or the dealer and I can do a proper field recording.
I think what I’m going to talk about is the history of the relationship of artsy...– Rushkoff’s topic on 14 April @ The New Museum http://bit.ly/HBZvix
I gave my iPad to my parents, but the Katachi mag...
Katachi Magazine Fashion Preview from Katachi Mag on Vimeo.
: Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Knife →
peternyc: Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Knife Kanso 簡素 Kan — simple, so — essence. By removing the non-essential and ornate, we can express a bare and honest simplicity. Stories told by nature is just that, unpretentious and with no need for ornamentation. Because simplicity is honest, in it we can place our trust and find comfort. Simplicity is doing more with enough, easy to...
Sometimes fate is like a small sandstorm that keeps changing directions. You...– Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via barrybonds)
Enter the New Aesthetic, imagery designed for the digital era: ‘Some architects...– http://bit.ly/HfPk61