Love this perspective on work, creativity, and making things happen from Tina Seelig. (Author of What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20)
“We couldn’t be more different, except for our shared values. And that makes working together enjoyable.”
So true… look for people, teams, companies who share your values. What you create together will mean more to you.
What’s important to you?
Here are a couple of ways to see what particular websites looked like in the past: The Wayback Machine and Screenshots.com. In both cases, the sites allow you to search by URL, and see what was captured. But they approach what they captured in slightly different ways.
I found this so inspiring—Khoi Vinh shared a story on his blog today, about someone who had been creating many, many collages with his new social creativity app, Mixel for iPad. Then Khoi discovered that the artist had limited mobility due to MS, and had written about how Mixel had enabled him to create much more easily because he only needed two fingers to use the app. Check it out… beautiful.
Five of us from our design team went to the Bill Moggridge lecture at the California College of the Arts San Francisco campus last night. A great opportunity: the lecture was the inaugural event to kick off the new program in Interaction Design that will be offered at CCA beginning next year. Moggridge was a founder of IDEO and one of the original champions of user-centered design and interaction design as a discipline, and now directs the Cooper Hewitt national design museum in New York.
Like many who blog occasionally, I have lots of half-baked posts that somehow never get completed. This post has been sitting in draft for months. Even though the original team I was writing about was reorganized, I wanted to wrap and publish it anyway. I learned so much about — and from — everyone involved in the project. So it’s very much rear view mirror now, but I hope to have the opportunity to leverage something similar in future.
Way back then… (a few months ago … I wrote it up with this lead: Our web services and strategy team rocks! Continue reading