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Doug Bowman
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Farewell, @design. I leave you in good hands. And thanks for the wings. pic.twitter.com/01QSJQ7fwm
Heading to my last interview on the calendar with someone named Exit.
It’s been an honor to serve as Twitter’s creative director for the past 5 years. On my last day here, I offer this: stopdesign.com/archive/2014/0…
Maybe I’m in the minority. I’ve actually been enjoying using Docs and Sheets on iOS. w.readwrite.com/1sqTBLB
My fortune cookie from this week: “The world will soon be ready for your talents.”
I like the concept behind the new PayPal logo, but the execution doesn’t feel finished. pic.twitter.com/XbqGwYomuS
I have always pronounced URL by calling out its letters, U-R-L. This piece makes me want to humanize it to “Earl”. allenpike.com/2014/burying-t…
Want to see this in person now. #chemistry vine.co/v/MbTjnDIA3vq
Spending my morning blocking the users who auto-tweet a Pacman video using “@stop #motion”. How about you? twitter.com/search?f=realt…
It’s finally heating up in SF. @KarlTheFog is clearly on holiday. pic.twitter.com/l5TX0vdRv1
The best way to kill an idea is to take it to a meeting. —Unknown
Few people enter your life and significantly change your outlook for the better. For me, @trammell is one of them. nytimes.com/2014/04/27/fas…
In case you haven’t eaten this morning… a pumpkin oatmeal waffle with candied pecans, caramelized bananas, and cream. pic.twitter.com/V49njxfNZn
My first public speaking appearance was on a panel 12 years ago at @MeetTheMakers with @t and @arun. Looks like @brianalvey is reviving MTM.
Stop designing websites like they’re Powerpoint decks.
It’s impossible to develop a brand’s point of view when you insist on incorporating everyone’s point of view.
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Beautiful products that started by designing a single playing card: the jack of spades. misc-goods-co.myshopify.com
Beautiful “Letter to a Junior Designer” by @Cennydd that every designer should read, regardless of seniority. alistapart.com/column/letter-…
Thought exercise: Apple has no intention of designing/producing a watch. Rather, it offers embeddable tech for any upscale wearable device.
This. This is how parenting makes you understand that time can’t be held, and is just slipping through your fingers. youtu.be/UH1x5aRtjSQ
Conspicuously missing from this space: propped up skis and snowboards dripping with melting snow. pic.twitter.com/ILAuVZKH0D
Made my once-per-year pilgrimage to Google+ tonight. Deleted a few posts from 2011. Stayed about 90 seconds. Onward.
If only the Standford CD-47 study (stemcell.stanford.edu/CD47/) was open and we were a part of it. We have almost no treatment options left.
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Very much looking forward to cracking this open. cc @biz pic.twitter.com/xVgj4uKgTw
A reminder that my views and opinions: twitter.com/stop/status/45… do not necessarily represent those of my employer: blog.twitter.com/2014/coming-so…
You deserve better. We all deserve better. Gently lay down that April Fool’s joke idea, step back, and slowly walk away.
Five years. I’m still amazed and grateful that I get to work, day in, day out, on a product and at a company that I so dearly love.
#mytwtrinterviewpanel was pitched to me as lunch with @ev, but ended up being @biz @goldman @gregpass and @bs. I never got to eat that day.
I credit my high school art teacher as the first person to recognize and coach my misguided talents. His name: Art Counts.
The medium is the message. @design team letterpress class at SF Center for the Book. vine.co/v/MOJ0BPTXlAJ
Achievement unlocked.
On Twitter’s 8th birthday: An Illustrated History of Twitter, via @mashable mashable.com/2014/03/21/twi…
We all start somewhere. The #FirstTweet of nearly every account I currently follow, in the order I followed them: twitter.com/stop/timelines…
This is going to be a fun walk back through time. Some mundane, some revealing. Find yours or anyone’s #FirstTweet. first-tweets.com
My #FirstTweet was sent during SXSW in 2007, and shamelessly included the word “mellowing”. What was yours? discover.twitter.com/first-tweet#st…
Because Google Glass is too subtle? engadget.com/2014/03/18/opt…
When I moved to SF in ’96, I rented a large studio apartment in Cow Hollow a block off Union St for $750/mo. I thought that was expensive.
Fascinating and logical read: “A Deeper Look at Uber’s Dynamic Pricing Model” abovethecrowd.com/2014/03/11/a-d…
Surely, these app overlay screens are not our final answers to introductory education? pic.twitter.com/0WBMtkCEQ6
Compulsive downloaders of nicely-designed mobile apps should not visit app.itize.us
.@alexhorre It's BS that changes made in the name of “accessibility” often equals ugly.
Trying to like button shapes in iOS 7.1 because I want them to be right. But the implementation is so meh. Also, underlined text?
Seven years ago today, I signed up for a small service named Twitter that has positively impacted my life, and the lives of many others.
There’s a reason that each autistic person has embraced a particular interest. Find that reason, you will find them. mobile.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/mag…
Would love to see Starbucks embrace this much design variation for each store. Feels warm and comfortable. pic.twitter.com/EuSEE0NfBT