State of Technology #56
April 29, 2012
- This project shattered all funding records at Kickstarter
- Dijkstra Archive
- Valve Handbook for New Employees went viral
- Leemail is an excellent way to get proxy-email for subscriptions
- Google earns $2 per handset, Apple $575
#design – How doodling has become a key design tools for premier innovative companies
#essay – 10-minute primer on Good vs. Bad Strategy
#mobile – Suite of Design Principles and Mobile Tools from Nokia
#saas – Which sites display content in the ‘masonry’ (vertical bars) style, like Pinterest?
#service – What is (a) in a website vs. (b) what people look for
#tool – For labeling XY chart data points in Excel
#tweaks n’ hacks – The camera that does not take pictures, it describes them.
#parting_thought – “Success is dangerous because often you don’t understand why you succeeded. You almost always know why you’ve failed” – Marc Pincus