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Sehnsucht – addictive yearning

It’s rare that I have a chance to do more than skim the headlines of my RSS reader, but there are a few that I check regularly.  One of those is Elezea, written by Rian van der Merwe.  He writes at the intersection of technology, design, and sociology, so the topics are almost always of interest. […]

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Digital hoarding


When we moved from the Philadelphia area to Chicagoland late  last year, we moved into a house that’s about half the size of the one we left behind.  Our new place is a sweet little Dutch Colonial built in 1924, and it’s been almost completely redone inside and out.  But the reality is, I think […]

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2010 in review

Today I received a summary about how this blog did in 2010, and I thought it would be interesting to share: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2010. That’s about 5 full 747s. In 2010, […]

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The Daily Grommet

319 A letterhead

This year I became a member of the Creative Good UX Councils.  Creative Good is a small consultancy, and (independent of their consulting work) they also offer a knowledge exchange and networking service that they call The Councils.   There are about 450 people involved in total, in about 20 councils with 20-25 people each.  […]

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In early April 5th, I had the chance to participate in a free webinar with Linchpin author Seth Godin, thanks to Polar Unlimited’s service  Although I haven’t read the book, the webinar gave me a good feel for the book and the author.  Here is what was discussed: What is a Linchpin, and why […]

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