Beyond Frustration: Three Levels Of Happy Design →
by Dana Chisnell When I started out at the same time the field was starting out in the early 1980s, teams did usability testing on products to learn where the users would encounter problems, and where they would get lost or frustrated. It was a kind of human factors quality check, and it was often done two seconds before launch. No changes could be made, but these teams could at least...
Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand.– Wes Westrum
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get...– Bill Veeck
How to fix "The application Finder can't be opened... →
Open Terminal Type /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/MacOS/Finder & Press return
Study on Yogi Prahlad Jani’s Fasting Miracles... →
By Stephanie Lam After 15 days of investigation, India’s Defense Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences concluded its study of 82-year-old yogi Prahlad Jani on Thursday, May 6. Jani, who claims to have lived without food or water since his childhood, was under the close watch of three video cameras 24 hours a day. Researchers conducted various medical tests on him. The research team,...
Captain Serious smiles →
By Jon Greenberg ESPNChicago.com He was too superstitious to touch it, so Jonathan Toews, the youngest captain in the NHL, stood with his hands on his hips, his countenance grim, as he was presented the Clarence Campbell trophy at the United Center after the Blackhawks won the Western Conference finals. That was so three weeks ago. On a Wednesday night in Philadelphia — after a...
The Feynman Problem Solving Algorithm: 1) Write down the problem. 2) Think...
Joy is a very particular thing. It is not happiness, which is too vague and...– Ingrid Fetell, Aesthetics of Joy
Apple's lost founder: Jobs, Woz and Wayne →
Bruce Newman, Mercury News He was present at the birth of cool on April Fool’s Day, 1976: Co-founder — along with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak — of the Apple Computer Inc., Wayne designed the company’s original logo, wrote the manual for the Apple I computer, and drafted the fledgling company’s partnership agreement. That agreement gave him a 10 percent ownership stake in...
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide...– Antoine de Saint Exupéry