Passion is Power

Passion is Power

Great article from Philip Kaplan about the interaction of passion and ambition. His last line nails it. Plenty have of people have found success in an area they may not have been passionate about day one, but if the passion never comes it’s a much tougher...

Deadlines, Quality and the Truth

.@JoelMarsh But seriously, at some point you have to tell the people brandishing deadlines to fuck off and die. — Alan Cooper (@MrAlanCooper) January 15, 2015 Full context of the discussion below:     [View the story “Deadlines &...
Something called the ‘Rat Race’

Something called the ‘Rat Race’

The Disney Parks Blog shares some great behind-the-scenes footage for the 40th anniversary of the Carousel of Progress at Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom. The programming harness, large tape drives and revolving ride around the fixed stage are all...
A New Year, The Clock Keeps Ticking

A New Year, The Clock Keeps Ticking

“Your time is limited. Remember that. Each day you’re given 86,400 seconds from the ‘Time Bank’. Everyone is given the same. There are no exceptions. Once you make your withdrawal, you’re free to spend it as you want. The ‘Time Bank’ won’t tell you how to spend...
Mistakes Are My Co-Pilot

Mistakes Are My Co-Pilot

Insightful, powerful essay by Scott Berkun on learning from our mistakes. The numerous examples and analogies offer reassurance that the embarrassment and doubt that come from facing mistakes are universal. Referenced: Inviting Disaster: Lessons from the edge of...
Pull Menu Concept

Pull Menu Concept

Fabrizio Bianchi’s interesting exploration of a pull down menu in CSS. Pretty cool, although I think users may struggle with the finesse needed to ‘navigate’ with a vertical pull translating into horizontal...