This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we know what to do with it.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions...– Thomas Sowell (via reasonstohatecommunists)
A Christmas gift for all of my awesome followers. →
davereed: This is pretty great via htmlwings still laughing.
Cool Time-lapse Video of TCF Bank Stadium Getting... →
but seriously: that’s going to be awesome.
Excel on the Mac is a barely passable piece of software, so I keep an install of...– Michael Sippey on The Setup I’ve not properly had chance to “play” with the latest version of Excel for Mac, but I’ve always thought Numbers is one of the few cases where an Apple product is inferior to its Microsoft equivalent. It seems to sacrifice too much power in place of increased usability...
malty: From Portlandia “Portland: where young people go to retire” MONEY.
Amateur goalie Tom Fenton suits up with Phoenix... →
“When Phoenix Coyotes No. 1 netminder Ilya Bryzgalov came down with the flu shortly before facing New York at Madison Square Garden, the team didn’t have time to call up a goalie from the minors. Coyotes head of pro scouting Frank Effinger scoured the area for an amateur goalie and came up with Fenton, who lives in Purchase, N.Y., and coaches hockey at Manhattanville College. Effinger...
On Dec. 17 the Food and Drug Administration is expected to take the radical step...– The Fatal Move From The FDA - Forbes.com this should be interesting.
An Open Letter To Carol Bartz →
Our grandchildren will find it hilarious that people, when they wanted to watch...– David Pogue, Lessons Learned in 10 Years on the Tech Beat (via veen)
What the C-Suite Needs to Do for Process... →
Doctors Say Adult Stem Cell Research Cures... →
“In 2008, German doctors reported they had used a selective adult stem cell transplant to treat a leukemia patient. The treatment had a side effect — that the transplant also removed his HIV infection. After the transplant, the virus was undetectable in his bloodstream for at least two years and he no longer took antiretroviral drugs.” it’s not a cure-all, but it appears to...
syzlak: For just a moment or two!
jayrobinson: Click the squares. if you like this, get the Beatwave iPad app. exactly the same thing, but with layering & more sweet features.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the...– Antoine de Saint-Exupery (via Marc Cenedella ((a fantastic former boss and manager)) on Hiring for TheLadders - Corner Office - NYTimes.com)
Style versus Design | by Jeffrey Zeldman →
if you have anything to do with design, you need to read, then bookmark, then frequently review this article. “Designers driven by Style can succeed if they are lucky enough to pick and choose projects that benefit from their stylistic obsessions. Most web designers do not have that luxury. But that doesn’t stop them from applying the stylistic vocabulary of leading designers to the...
Charlie Park: A short list of UX improvements... →
charliepark: Always place the “drink from me” hole of the coffee cup lid opposite the seam of the cup. Always align the seam of the “hot cup” insulating collar with the seam of the cup. Place the label for each creamer carafe (“2% milk” / “whole milk” / “half and half”) directly over the handle, so…
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.– Charlotte Brontë (via joelaz)
The Most Damning Wikileaks Cable You'll Ever Read →
Jars of Clay completes 1,000 Wells Project →
“More than 700,000 people in Africa are drinking clean water today thanks to multi-platinum Christian band Jars of Clay. The group recently met their goal of providing clean water to 1,000 African communities through the organization they founded, Blood:Water Mission, and its 1,000 Wells Project.”