But all of that boredom, all of that watching, finally paid off. One day, out of...– The birth of Swiffer at P&G as explained here.
“When you’re reading or skimming argumentative essays, especially by...– “The ‘surely’ klaxon” by Daniel Dennett
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Jules-de-chez-Smith-en-face (Jules-from-Smith’s-across-the-street) is one of...– Source: Wikipedia.
The term video game design is actually the wrong term. In the industry, we are...– Jenova Chen in this interview
On the Prehistory of QWERTY by Koichi Yasuoka and... →
QWERTY keyboard is widely used for information processing nowadays in Japan, United States, and other countries. And the most frequently asked question about the keyboard is: “Why are the letters of the keyboard arranged the way they are?” Several papers in the field of information processing answer the question like this: “To slow down the operator.” It’s nonsense....
OSR is also representative of a current obsession with how open things used to...– Peter Bebergal on D&D and the Old School Renaissance on BoingBoing
“But that transformation hasn’t happened. And it won’t. Why? Because...– Marcus Wohlsen in Wired
London based designers Dunne & Raby have been working with what they refer...– Found in the description of the UMK exhibit
“even when advances in brain-reading technologies speed up, there will be...– As described in the NYT
Today, indeed, the principal task of ideological criticism is to do away with...– Manfredo Tafuri, Architecture and Utopia.
Il peut m’arriver d’éclater de rire en regardant un meuble ou un paquet de...– Interview de Pierre la Police, avril 2012.
Facebook demetricator by Benjamin Grosser: The Facebook interface is filled with numbers. These numbers, or metrics, measure and present our social value and activity, enumerating friends, likes, comments, and more. Facebook Demetricator is a web browser addon that hides these metrics. No longer is the focus on how many friends you have or on how much they like your status, but on who they are...