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Americans go to Disney Land because they’ve all been punished but can visit a walkable functioning city, as a treat September 29, 2022
Breaking up (with) the office September 24, 2022
What is a TikTok Video? September 24, 2022
What is designing? September 4, 2022
The article is a phenomenal example of what I’m going to call “business-dude lorem ipsum.” It is filler language that is used to roleplay “thought leadership” among those who have nothing to say: the MBA version of a grade-school book report that starts with a Webster’s Dictionary definition. September 4, 2022
Maybe grids are not always helpful? August 21, 2022
How to tell a story August 21, 2022
Weeknote CW32 (S3E1) August 14, 2022
The Importance of Storytelling August 13, 2022
The Different Typeface Classifications August 7, 2022
The Basics of Layout August 5, 2022
Designerly Ways of Knowing August 5, 2022
Instagram, the grotesque mutant begging for death in Zuckerberg’s basement that he continues to inflict his unholy experiments upon, is adrift in a tidal wave of bad press July 30, 2022
Just Enough is More July 30, 2022
Power of Three July 6, 2022
The Marble Answering Machine July 2, 2022
The office needs to give people something of value — connection, tools, opportunities — else all people get is the hassle of a commute. July 1, 2022
November is Ride Share Month June 26, 2022
Collaborative Computing in the 1960s June 25, 2022
Notes on Leadership (4): Simpler vs clearer, or Consulting 101 June 25, 2022
Notes on Leadership (3): The surprisingly hard task of setting goals June 25, 2022
Notes on Leadership (2): Alignment and Truth-telling June 25, 2022
Notes on Leadership (1): Decide to treat things as important June 25, 2022
You had a coordination headwind problem. You threw blockchains at it. Now you have two problems. You’re ngmi. June 25, 2022
No it doesn’t June 24, 2022
Facebook also recently announced a big new re-pivot to video because it’s a culturally dying website run by people who seem to actively loathe both the platform itself and the people who are still using it. May 21, 2022
Specificity Gradient May 5, 2022
Memphis all the things (August Mood) April 27, 2022
Calendar wishlist April 24, 2022
Recruiting for diversity in qualitative design research April 23, 2022
Ford CX March 30, 2022
Truck Guy is 85% more handsome than Corolla Guy according to focus groups January 15, 2022
Natural Diamonds are better says Diamond Miner January 15, 2022
Not enough money to do it right, but plenty of money to do it twice December 19, 2021
Return to the Office December 14, 2021
Internet of bad daytime cable tv October 27, 2021
When software eats the world, it’s not software anymore. October 15, 2021
300,000 emails and the Bauhaus October 15, 2021
The Time (and Complexity) Tax October 2, 2021
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Robust Convenience September 19, 2021
Burn September 19, 2021
The Usability Tao September 19, 2021
Baby Clothes Theory of Enterprise Software September 13, 2021
September Mood September 2, 2021
UX is now the key differentiator between cars September 2, 2021
Be curious, not judgemental August 22, 2021
A car is a just a slow-moving bullet with a stereo system. August 22, 2021
Lessons from COVIDSafe August 22, 2021
Figma’s Mission August 22, 2021
Four connected shifts August 19, 2021
To be curious is to be empowered August 18, 2021
jasonesky August 18, 2021
AI August 16, 2021
Types of Fun August 16, 2021
Coffee? August 10, 2021
You need more slack than you expect August 3, 2021
Dried Pasta and Garden Gnomes August 1, 2021
Stewards of Complex Social Systems July 26, 2021
Iterative mindset July 11, 2021
On Twitter July 11, 2021
One Billion Machines June 26, 2021
Deeply curious, easily bored and highly suspicious June 25, 2021
Subtraction May 5, 2021
We learned the wrong lesson from Apple April 9, 2021
Everybody says amazing 5000 times April 9, 2021
Lynch’s Sketch Maps April 2, 2021
What now? February 12, 2021
Elon vs Jeff February 7, 2021
Jack Reacher loves milsurp November 7, 2020
Do metrics matter? November 3, 2020
Design is about asking meta-rational questions October 27, 2020
Adoption not Creation October 22, 2020
The Promantic Era September 17, 2020
What if technology but for people? September 8, 2020
Holly White: City Spaces, Human Places July 16, 2020
A different forever situation June 22, 2020
Lock me in a room June 2, 2020
Sarah Cooper’s Trump lip-syncs June 2, 2020
What analytics means May 23, 2020
Adjust now May 11, 2020
May Mood May 11, 2020
Tokyo Olympics Pictograms May 10, 2020
Digital Cubicles May 3, 2020
The Design Squiggle May 2, 2020
Don’t Build April 30, 2020
Your privacy depends on other people April 29, 2020
Weeknote CW18 (S2e2) April 26, 2020
Two spaces April 26, 2020
I always thought it was real April 21, 2020
On Painting and Money and Success April 21, 2020
Weeknote CW17 (S2e1) April 19, 2020
Digital is… April 11, 2020
Fox in Dre April 11, 2020
Tired / Wired April 5, 2020
Covid-19 Shifts April 5, 2020
Meet the new boss April 5, 2020
Act Sense Respond March 31, 2020
Lost March 26, 2020
COVID log 20200326 March 26, 2020
On Declarative Programming as “Real” Programming February 23, 2020
Maintain the rage February 1, 2020
Exit, Pursued by a Bear January 30, 2020
Executive Sponsorship January 17, 2020
January mood January 10, 2020
PDFs in Academic Publishing January 5, 2020
Try not to suck January 3, 2020
December 31, 1959 January 3, 2020
Stubbornness as a useful concept in Wardley Mapping January 1, 2020
Evenly distributed December 31, 2019
It’s less impressive when a computer does it December 29, 2019
Mr Wardely, meet Mr Latour December 26, 2019
Be Foxy, but don’t get eaten December 26, 2019
Models of Culture Change December 22, 2019
A model for complex change December 22, 2019
Draw a bicycle December 21, 2019
Personalisation is a trap December 21, 2019
The power in un-original things December 21, 2019
On co-analysis December 21, 2019
Why do kids love garbage trucks? December 21, 2019
This is the most 2019 photo December 21, 2019
Prof G is no fan of the Zuck December 21, 2019
Look at what you’ve left us December 21, 2019
Air Gap Yourself December 21, 2019
Weeknote CW48 (S1E7) Busy bees December 1, 2019
These days, it could be the other way around, too November 30, 2019
Canyonero! November 30, 2019
Weeknote CW47 (S1E6) Try, try, try again November 24, 2019
How much?! November 24, 2019
Myths of the Circular Economy November 24, 2019
Weeknote CW46 (S1E5) Writers strike edition November 10, 2019
www.vice.com: AirPods Are a Tragedy 🔗 November 10, 2019
Now - 10 November 2019 November 10, 2019
What’s your electricity strategy? November 6, 2019
Miyazaki November 3, 2019