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John Maeda
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"Tomorrow is a day that is always never going to be here." —@reggiewatts smpl.cc/1mJGMrg pic.twitter.com/IIe8Rvaz3U
"The first year medical student learns approximately 13,000 new terms." —@kevinmd kpcb.cc/1l2JWLQ via @Figure1 @jadelai90
"What's over for one person isn't over for another." —Haruki Murakami smpl.cc/1przBJ9
"Nothing is possible without individuals. Nothing is lasting without institutions." —Jean Monnet
"Find help -- you can't do it alone." —@BrooksHalladay kpcb.cc/Y0D07q
Great mini-interview by @LaurenGoode with @johnolilly on slicing big apps into littler apps: kpcb.cc/VfIfhQ
Most great opportunities really aren't complex, but they aren't obvious to everyone. The person who can both see it and take it will win it.
LA's uniquely urban-scale of art as seen by drone, by Ian Wood: kpcb.cc/XeQUTn via @aigalosangeles pic.twitter.com/rbyJVVEPsf
Project by @alaindebotton to literally re-design the cottage industry: kpcb.cc/1ksLBJU pic.twitter.com/h1DUCVccal
"Design student (thanking guest creative directors) gave chocolates with his CV!" —@faisalalmalki via @zeina_soufan pic.twitter.com/R7P21A06Wm
"Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work." —Gustave Flaubert kpcb.cc/1kuPIVV
I am guest-hosting the October @poptech Rebellion conference -- here's a quick 2-min taste of Camden: vimeo.com/m/90542336
"The best ideas come about because of friction and interaction between people." —Kenneth Klopp kpcb.cc/1ksJSnV
Speaking in LA on Tue 6pm at @imprintlab gathering with spotlight on @thesash @JShoee @john_under @ibercovich smpl.cc/1sE4Csf
"The mystery of life is not a problem to solve but a reality to experience." —Frank Herbert kpcb.cc/1sD5n4O
"Designers have to become leaders, and leaders have to become designers." —Steve McAdam @OtisCollege kpcb.cc/1B6mmT5 via @arubenfire
In its 18th year, @poptech brings together techno-artistry with hometown USA: smpl.cc/U52NJ8 pic.twitter.com/LlFEmnDJbY
Technology frees the *what* of our aspirations. Business guides the *when* we get to have it. Design centers us on *who* it's really for.
"Building walls doesn't work. Building bridges does." —Admiral James Stavridis kpcb.cc/1owpD98 pic.twitter.com/yWL9RlIJSW
Reliance on pattern matching favors wisdom over innovation, which knowing about that bias as a pattern makes things even harder.
"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." —Winston Churchill via @Jennipulos
Designer are equally comfortable with both decision and indecision.
"It's the magic that counts." —Larry Wall on Perl's apparent 'ugliness': kpcb.cc/1ouIBgt pic.twitter.com/oWH67KFOnq
"Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older." —John Maynard Keynes smpl.cc/1uaFnSq
Scientists and artists are both innovative -- how they work just looks different. (2012) kpcb.cc/1vqaye4 via @newscientist
"Happiness is the management of expectations." —@TheAtlantic kpcb.cc/1qZjrsW via @msquinn pic.twitter.com/MedLC9TN7s
The old paradox of "my grandfather's axe" and the nature of identity is resolved today as *brand*. kpcb.cc/1piSm1m
"1/ Focus on value, not price. 2/ Focus on consumer needs, not what you sell. 3/ Have a higher calling." —Hap Klopp kpcb.cc/1ksJSnV
"Communicating Science" videos by @risd students turning @stemtosteam: kpcb.cc/1ksIQZ3 pic.twitter.com/MmxDEWFsuw
"On Kawara was devoted to recording the passage of time as self-effacingly as art would allow." —@robertasmithnyt kpcb.cc/1ksHXjb
"What are the differences between an ornament and a real application?" —Andy Hertzfeld (1981) kpcb.cc/1u6X31a pic.twitter.com/Zj8hYC8VEY
"Illustration is more than depiction. It's itself the acquiring of knowledge." —Ernst Haeckel kpcb.cc/V8euz4 pic.twitter.com/ZkSFC3fNeK
Art meets emotions meets relationships meets technology, by @laurmccarthy: lauren-mccarthy.com pic.twitter.com/mRqkQ9Ut3h
p5js.org is Processing reinterpreted in JavaScript by @laurmccarthy @evhan55 et al via @ProcessingOrg
When leaders think of "turning the ship," it's useful to think outside the ocean. kpcb.cc/1qZieSz pic.twitter.com/Tz4DOqmHmr
"If there's a simple, easy design principle that binds everything together, it's probably about starting with the people." —Bill Moggridge
"It's not about what you’re capable of, it's about what you are willing to endure." —Orrin Woodward kpcb.cc/1sichfH via @JheneAiko
"Think of technology as a verb, not a noun." —#RedBurns (1925 – 2013) kpcb.cc/1ocTFw2 pic.twitter.com/OKdwJKMv1U
Universal static site generator @ruhohBlog: kpcb.cc/1knGBGz via @JFramel