Tumblr is useful when all the things below happen at once:
- Stumbleupon gets arsey with your bookmarking and thinks you are a spammer;
- Twitter decides your sentence is too long for people;
- You want to share something but don't actually think it merits taking the effort to email the link to anyone.
No matter how much money you have, you can’t buy more time
few observers have truly internalized the implications of the fact that the rate of change itself is accelerating
geared for patterns of consumption that no longer exist, and are going to have to re-orient themselves
trapped in a cage of money, brutality, privilege and insecurity that offered no clear way out
The piña colada has been the official beverage of Puerto Rico since 1978
Companies often struggle to find, for example, a “lead interaction designer” because the right people for that job seldom describe themselves using the same terms. It’s also unlikely that they’ve had similar titles in previous jobs. I’ve seen senior interaction designers called everything from “UI Designer” to “Creative Director” to “Information Architect” to “Usability Specialist” to “User Advocate” to “Chief Experience Officer.
A liberal sprinkling of convenient, hypothetical dark-skinned worthies appear: Congolese fisherwomen, graphic designers in Botswana, anticorruption activists in San Salvador and illiterate Masai cattle herders in the Serengeti are all obediently summoned to demonstrate the progressive properties of Google phones jacked into the informational supply chain of the Western empire.
politics trumps Modern Portfolio Theory
comparable to putting the front door of your house in the toilet
to have declared that there was no end in sight would have been held to prove that QE is not working, and that the Fed doesn’t see the economy improving much, if any, in the near term. If he had said that QE was going to end soon, then he would be declaring that the rug was about to be pulled from underneath a fragile economy. So he took the middle ground, which only served to confuse everybody. Market’s hate confusion above all else.