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David Carson on design, discovery and humor | Video on TED.com
I tend to stick to where I started until somebody kicks me out.– Steve Jobs, Charlie Rose Interview (1996)
I feel that for a movie to have a feel-good ending, it has to earn it. You...– Danny Boyle
The Inauguration of President Barack Obama - The... →
<3 <3 <3 The Big Picture <3 <3 <3
It is kind of like going from an Xbox to an Atari,” Obama spokesman Bill...– Can you imagine any Republican spokesman in this world making such a comparison? I think not. Rock on O-Team. (via washingtonpost.com)
Know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you can...– Barack Obama, responding to terrorists and disrupters alike in his Inauguration speech.
The advertisements are the most truthful part of a newspaper.– Thomas Jefferson
The Most Standard Person in the World
Is White. Is American. Is male. Is 20 - 45. Everyone else? We’re a minority. We’re either brown/black/have funny eyes, non-American, female, or too old/too young. Or all of those (a 6 year old Asian girl? A 60 year old Indian woman?). Isn’t that funny.
World Piece == !Media
Top 10 Steve Jobs Quotes « Marketing Nirvana →
Hesitating to act because the whole vision might not be achieved, or because...– Mahatma Gandhi
Wealthy men give women more orgasms - Times Online →
I nearly choked when I read this title. Did someone mention to the people who funded this research that we’re yet to cure AIDS, or did that not come up?
Caring for Your Introvert - The Atlantic (March... →
Where to watch Obama’s presidential inauguration... →
Why don’t you guys leave me alone — why is this important?” Jobs said.– LOVE IT! YOU TELL’EM STEVE! (see whole Bloomberg article)
The Bush Boom: How a Misunderestimated President... →
I guess someone ‘misunderestimated’ the following five years + events + truth + approval rating.
Choices Narrowed for First U.S. CTO - BusinessWeek →
So it looks like Dr. Sanjay Gupta won’t be the only Indian in office. Awesome!
The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks →
On the other hand cinema gives you hope. Films like Slumdog Millionaire, within...– Bollywood’s Shah Rukh Khan, who introduced Slumdog Millionaire at the Golden Globes. (via NDTV)
Love and Hate: An Essay
By Sid Yadav It is my belief that the average person in the modern/tech/twitter/american world: Loves Barack Obama (if they’re American). Loves the iPhone. Loves movies like Slumdog Millionaire, Iron Man and The Dark Knight (hint: the “good” side wins). Even if they didn’t like The Dark Knight, loved Heath Ledger’s performance. Finds Bill Gates more personable...
jakehurwitz: This was one of my favorite Hardly Workings to shoot. It was a day where we had to shoot several videos and only a few of us were around. We also had to keep it “simple.” Meaning no effects, not too many shots and no fake blood- one of our favorite things to use. But restriction breeds creativity right? And now, Dan, Sarah and I are better friends for having banded together to...
They’re laptops… this is Macbook. They’re music players… this is iPod. They’re phones… this is iPhone. They’re [insert name here]… we’re Apple. I just realized this today. It accounts for every ounce of success the company has seen over the last decade — in terms of branding and general thinking around the product itself, not to...
Real-Life Tagging: A Million Dollar Idea
Following the release of Microsoft Tag today, I got pondering with the idea of ‘real-life information tagging,’ and came up with this. I have no idea what kind of underlying technology Tag uses, but I thought this one has potential if someone can do it (unfortunately, I’m busy running a company and a diary, otherwise I would). I’ve tried to present it in as practical terms...
You can stop a bat with your face… it’s just not a good idea.– Jason Calacanis
Stevenote? Here’s Your Stevenote. Or, More... →
Woz showing off the Modbook. He’s still the cooler Steve in my mind.
danielha: Apple announces Macbook Wheel
Dear Apple Community, For the first time in a decade, I’m getting to spend the...– Steve Jobs (this is SUCH classic Steve Jobs it hurts)
Enjoying the show, avoiding the flamethrower: life... →
I like to do things when I don’t have to do them.– There are two ways of interpreting this statement: The person prefers to do things when, and as long as, he isn’t told or given the task of what to do — that is — as long as he doesn’t have to do it. The person is willing to do things even, and especially if, he...
Success is having your constraints defined by external factors.
My Favorite Movies of 2008
Slumdog Millionaire Man on Wire A Wednesday (Hindi) Iron Man Aamir (Hindi) WALL-E The Wrestler Forgetting Sarah Marshall In Bruges The Dark Knight Honourable mentions: Frost/Nixon (for the build-up), Cloverfield (for the adventure), Role Models (for McLovin’), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (for the beauty), Hancock (for the first half), Tropic Thunder (for Downey, Jr.),...