Design thinking was supposed to fix the world. Where did it go wrong? | MIT Technology Reviewtechnologyreview.com/2023/02/09/1067821/design-thinking-retrospective-what-went-wrong/
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How To Criticize Coworkersalexturek.com/2022-03-18-How-to-criticize-coworkers/
I originally wrote this as a doc, and did a talk w/ slides in Fall 2020 at Convoy. This is very focused on how to work in a software engineering team (surprise! that’s most of what I know about!) but I’ve had friends say they’ve shown this to their partners,...
The tragedy of the commons is a false and dangerous myth | Aeon Essaysaeon.co/essays/the-tragedy-of-the-commons-is-a-false-and-dangerous-myth
Far from being profoundly destructive, we humans have deep capacities for sharing resources with generosity and foresight
To Understand Facebook Today, Read Its Earliest Critics | by Joanne McNeil | Oct, 2020 | OneZeroonezero.medium.com/to-understand-facebook-today-read-its-earliest-critics-ca2ca15480ab
Hardly a week goes by without another Facebook scandal. Frustration with Facebook and criticism of it — even despair over it and outright hatred of it — seems constant, evergreen. It’s been this way…
Brutalist design is the bad influence we all needimaginarycloud.com/blog/why-we-need-web-brutalism/
Like it or not, web-brutalism is moving from something edgy and almost punk to something very mainstream and commercially viable.
Free Yourself of Your Harshest Critic, and Plow Ahead - The New York Timesnytimes.com/2017/06/13/your-money/free-yourself-of-your-harshest-critic-and-plow-ahead.html
You’re too close to your work to be a decent judge of it. So cut the paralyzing self-criticism and instead pour that energy into doing what you do.
But you’re missing the point of designing websites. And if you provide a Wikipedia redesign only to dismiss everything that made its success, and insert your own version of Dribbble’s latest trends, then you’re probably not worth hiring because you’re incapable of analyzing the core purpose of a project and tackling real-world problems.
Twenty Terrible Reasons for Lecturing by Graham Gibbs - eBook | Oxford Brookes University Online Shopshop.brookes.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp
A number of reasons commonly given for lecturing and claims commonly made for the efficiency of lecturers are examined for their basis in empirical evidence and common sense. Most of these claims are found to be somewhat weak. It appears that lecturing takes place rather more often than can be reasonably justified. The real reasons for the popularity of lecturing amongst lecturers are then examined. Of the twenty reasons for lecturing examined here, the first nine have little substan...
OFFF is finally fucking fifteen, but I’m concerned... - Baptiste Fluzin - Directeur de créationbfluzin.tumblr.com/post/120474255053
“We should aim at making history. Not collecting awards. I refuse to believe that flat-design is the new cubism.”