Dave Morin

Jul 25

[video]

Some perspective on how negative the news has become lately.

Some perspective on how negative the news has become lately.

Jul 23

Esquire: World’s Second Richest Man Advises a Shorter Workweek

Esquire: World’s Second Richest Man Advises a Shorter Workweek

Jul 22

Bloomberg: President-Elect Joko Widodo Targets Indonesian Growth Unseen Since 1990s Asia Crisis

Bloomberg: President-Elect Joko Widodo Targets Indonesian Growth Unseen Since 1990s Asia Crisis

Jul 19

Biologists discover electric bacteria that eat pure electrons rather than sugar, redefining the tenacity of life

Jul 16

[video]

Mega Hammock by Hummingbird Hammocks

Mega Hammock by Hummingbird Hammocks

Jul 12

“It seems like we have two opposing trends going on simultaneously. On one end of the curve rabid sharing is driving an attention cycle of seconds but on the other end people are reading and watching more. The social web has flattened web sites and made the home page irrelevant to many sites — simultaneously the shift to the phone/tablet and the mobile app internet is unbundling the web that we knew. The combination of these two trends is changing media and how we use and experience it.” — John Borthwick: You gotta read this!

The hill of Wow is significant. 

(via John Borthwick: You gotta read this!)

The hill of Wow is significant.

(via John Borthwick: You gotta read this!)

Jul 10

“Personalization appeals to a Western, egocentric belief in individualism. Yet it is based on the generalizing statistical distributions and normalized curves methods used to classify and categorize large populations. Personalization purports to be uniquely meaningful, yet it alienates us in its mass application.” — Data Doppelgängers and the Uncanny Valley of Personalization (via johnborthwick)