Review of Michael Moore’s Capitalism – A Love Story and Douglas Rushkoff’s Life Inc.
I take screenshots of good and bad user experiences all the time, so I’m trying out this new format for some posts. Every time I have two screenshots, I’ll post them. They don’t necessarily have anything to do with each other, though a theme might be fun in a future post. T MagazineThis is anContinue reading “Two Screens: T Magazine and Crucial Technologies”
Great user experience is all about establishing trust, then continually strengthening it. In Susan’s case, Amazon broke her trust (literally): I quickly found what I wanted and ordered with “one click”. Two days later they arrive — each broken into little pieces. Next I go online to let them know and get a refund. YouContinue reading “User Experience and Building Trust: Amazon vs. Zappos”
So today is my one month anniversary of becoming a full-time independent business owner! I’m loving every second of it and I’m constantly inspired by the supportiveness of my friends, family, and the NY small business community. Beyond my immediate circle, I’ve been so impressed with the quality of the tools available to entrepreneurs. StartingContinue reading “Keeping the Trains Running. Or, How I Manage This Business”
Kevin Maney’s analysis in the Atlantic points to yes: A year ago–six months after the Kindle hit the market–I talked with Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, for a book I was writing. He told me sales of the Kindle were sizzling. But that’s not quite the case if you really look at numbers. While Amazon didContinue reading “Is The Kindle a Failure?”
Need to convert data? Don’t do it in front of users. It’s polite not to show them your backside.
A British couple lived to 101 and were married for 81 of those, which beats all odds – one-thousandth of one percent to one, actually.
I was pleasantly surprised yesterday when I updated Firefox and saw this screen after the requisite restart. Like most, I’m used to the “you’re now updated” screen, but today it was even more useful by alerting me of the importance of updating Flash. Nice work, Mozilla.
How can we have a real health care debate with half the country unrepresented? Ask David Gregory, because he certainly thinks nothing of it. Yesterday on Meet the Press, Gregory devoted the top half of the show to health care. Strangely, or not so strangely, not a single guest agreed with the roughly 50 percentContinue reading “Where’s the Debate, David? MTP Guests Obscure Health Care Debate”
If we believe that the sharing of information and openness creates a net benefit for society, than it’s incumbent upon each of us to be judicious in what we hold back and keep private.