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johnmaeda
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"Hostile browsers, tiny screens, slow connection speeds, touch inputs are opportunities." —@TrentWalton kpcb.cc/1irTJoq
Undermining does the opposite of overachieving. (May 2010) smpl.cc/1pqzDCD
Although doing the right thing can always go wrong, do it anyways and see.
Congratulations to @ireneau in her new design role at KV: kpcb.cc/1rkkLBq via @vkhosla pic.twitter.com/BgtgG6QcyY
"Don't confuse effort with result, or else your system produces effort, not result." —Donella Meadows smpl.cc/1lt8I2W
Bill Shannon transforms his physical constraints into art: smpl.cc/1iCi1yq via @poptech pic.twitter.com/cGALQvvTZy
Incrementalism is a winning strategy when you totally forget to stop.
"Physical systems with multiple inputs and outputs are subject to self- or system-imposed limits." —Donella Meadows pic.twitter.com/DowdQmrsqt
"Life is funny if you remember to laugh at it." —@jshefrin
"Don't weigh the bad news more heavily than the good. And keep standards absolute." —Donella Meadows smpl.cc/1tp7Ba2
"The letters are different because the designer is different." —Matthew Carter: smpl.cc/1fc4zg2 via @TEDTalks pic.twitter.com/Zk8GfIG0FK
"Immobility is to the human body what rust is to the classic car." —@thehappycity kpcb.cc/1tp3LO3 via @msquinn
Summary of @greenstart Katie Dill's take on "critique" from @phineasb x @ideo event: kpcb.cc/1jPjHVl via @bobulate
The audience is increasingly becoming the medium: smpl.cc/1pk8JvX via @TIME pic.twitter.com/3DybxxOcvh
Waiting is the time spent *not* living.
Thrown-away lists collected by Adriane Herman reveal our psyche: smpl.cc/1hZJJ8o via @poptech pic.twitter.com/pntekzGrE3
"I first changed majors from math to geology so I could go camping …" —artist Reuben Margolin smpl.cc/1mqfdax pic.twitter.com/Sok4C8ewQv
Winning an argument is less important than coming to a solution.
In case you yearn to "open mailbox" in Zork: kpcb.cc/1hZtycj pic.twitter.com/r3W0m1VRa3
"It's hard to read emotions in emails. So don't try." —@DianaUrban smpl.cc/1eNjAtS via @jasonlcarvalho
The skill to improvise is to unhesitatingly realize a desirable accident.
"If [the orange] were blue, it would be wrong." —Bruno Munari on Good Design: kpcb.cc/1i4umqs pic.twitter.com/cQD6LyqEV7
Momentum keeps the stopping away from the going. #from2010
"Nobody cares about your product. Fundamentally, what users care about is themselves." —@lauraklein. kpcb.cc/1gTNTOp via @pspear