This year I took part in Pedal for Scotland, an annual charity cycle from Glasgow to Edinburgh. I had never cycled anything like that distance before.
We’re running experiments based on ideas we’ve had and ignoring the very real possibility that the thing we’re testing doesn’t actually matter to our customers.
This is revelatory. It all makes much more sense than I realised.
Highly interesting article about how the dominance of Facebook, Google and Amazon is beginning to damage the web. Facebook and Google are silently conspiring to specialise in social and knowledge respectively, further increasing their dominance. Meanwhile, the weakening of net neutrality threatens to move to goalposts even further in their favour.
“Do what you love and the money will follow,” is terrible advice given by lucky people.
A brilliant article, along similar lines to my recent post — Why you shouldn’t follow your passion — but put way better.
Architects had to face up to the problems that eventually emerged with bold modernist designs. Now Facebook and Twitter need to wake up to the fact that their platforms are damaging society.
Nielsen Norman Group look into brutalist web design.
I have written about this before: Can web design really learn from brutalist architecture?
A radical idea for a new town — one where the roads are on all the rooftops.