We are so zoomed into our consumers, observing them as if they are a new species from another planet, we fail to see the bigger picture. The culture, politics, philosophy, environment, TV shows, books, movies, art, fashion – the world at large. We will not understand what people need and want by simply observing them. We have to experience their world for ourselves. It’s only then we can change it.Tobias van Schneider
- How to get yourself out of a funk
- Craig Mod: (extended) Offscreen Magazine Interview
- The Web is a customer service medium – an essay by Paul Ford from 2011 highlighted by Ivan Rachieli on his personal newsletter (in Italian, but really worth subscribing and translating IMHO). Thanks Ivan.
But really, the Mac mini doesn’t necessarily have to be a playground for innovation. The basic formula is still a winner — a powerful-enough, general-purpose, truly affordable desktop Mac. It’s just waiting to be refreshed to be more up-to-date. There’s really no wheel to reinvent here, Apple.
honest question: Is the actual Jony Ive at Apple anymore? Or is the voice from their marketing videos synthesized by an AI program in their servers while the real shirtless Ive is washing his Aston Martin Vanquish in his driveway?)
Jesus Diaz, iOS 11 Sucks
- How To Be More Productive By Working Less
- Why Designers Need to Write
- The meaning of life in a world without work
- The Founder Of Pinboard On Why Understanding Fandom Is Good For Business
Just four articles this Sunday. The third one is on how automation and robotics will change (forever) the way people will find their place in society. A difficult topic that needs to be addressed just here and now …and probably not for our children’s future, but for me and you and the next years of our careers!