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Links for January 15, 2012

  • Android Design – Welcome
  • Caterina.net » Blog Archive » Unconscious Schizophrenia in modern business leaders
    ‘The gap between a leader’s personal values and the values he or she promotes at work is so extreme, Pruzan said, that leaders have unconsciously developed a modern form of schizophrenia, threatening the health of both the leader and the organization.’
  • Tubalr
    ‘Allows you to effortlessly listen to a band’s or artist’s top YouTube videos without all the clutter YouTube brings.’
  • Gamasutra – News – Harmonix on gender, self-expression in Dance Central
    ‘Boch as well as others on the team undertook a series of conversations fervently devoted to exploring and embracing the idea that dance through the ages has always offered participants the liberty to explore all kinds of identity performance — including gender-as-performance.’
  • Kill Screen – One Up: Andreas Illiger
    ‘Every creative work I do is mainly inspired by the music of Boards of Canada. Their music has been my favorite for 12 years and I really would love to create something that is as genius as their music.’
  • The Anatomy of an Experience Map – Adaptive Path
    ‘Experience maps have become more prominent over the past few years, largely because companies are realizing the interconnectedness of the cross-channel experience. It’s becoming increasingly useful to gain insight in order to orchestrate service touchpoints over time and space.’

Links for January 11, 2012

Links for January 9, 2012

  • Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design
    Good design: is innovative; makes a product useful; is aesthetic; makes a product understandable; is unobtrusive; is honest; is long-lasting; is thorough; is environmentally friendly; is as little design as possible.

Links for January 7, 2012

Links for January 6, 2012

Links for January 5, 2012

  • Opa: Advancing web development to the next generation
    ‘Opa is a new generation of web development platform that lets you write distributed web applications using a single technology.’
  • city museum | where the imagination runs wild!
    ‘Cassilly and his longtime crew of 20 artisans have constructed the museum from the very stuff of the city; and, as a result, it has urban roots deeper than any other institutions’. Reaching no farther than municipal borders for its reclaimed building materials, City Museum boasts features such as old chimneys, salvaged bridges, construction cranes, miles of tile, and even two abandoned planes!’
  • Raph’s Website » Making games more cheaply
    ‘This post is about the second sort of risk mitigation, which primarily centers around the fact that as games get more ornate, they get more expensive to make…. This is a pattern that leads inevitably towards “genre kings” — and the stage after genre kings tends to be stagnation and loss of audience reach.’

Now the year can really start.

Yes, that’s Steven Tyler, Alice Cooper, and Weird Al Yankovic singing “Come Together.”

Links for January 3, 2012

Links for January 2, 2012