🏞 The varieties of human work

“The Varieties Of Human Work” by Steven Shorrock (Safety Differently) Early ergonomists realised that the analysis of work could not be limited to work as prescribed in procedures etc (le travail prescrit), nor to the observation of work actually done (le travail réalisé). Both have to be considered. But these are not the only varieties of work. Four basic varieties can be considered: work-as-imagined; work-as-prescribed; work-as-disclosed; and work-as-done. These are illustrated in the figure below, which shows that the varieties of human work do usually overlap, but not completely, leaving areas of commonality, and areas of difference....

June 10, 2024 · 1 min · 106 words

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Knowing how to not give a shit doesn’t mean you never give a shit about anything. It just means that when you give a shit, it’s voluntary. You have a reason. (via The elegant art of not giving a shit )

July 25, 2014 · 1 min · 41 words

📜 Don’t hate, create

Don’t hate, create. Ben Horowitz (in Can-Do vs. Can’t-Do Culture | Re/code )

January 10, 2014 · 1 min · 13 words

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Inspired by a shared interest in the striking dress codes of various social groups, they have systematically documented numerous identities over the last 19 years. Rotterdam’s heterogeneous, multicultural street scene remains a major source of inspiration for Ari Versluis and Ellie Uyttenbroek (…) They call their series Exactitudes : a contraction of exact and attitude. By registering their subjects in an identical framework, with similar poses and a strictly observed dress code, Versluis and Uyttenbroek provide an almost scientific, anthropological record of people’s attempts to distinguish themselves from others by assuming a group identity....

November 6, 2013 · 1 min · 97 words

📜 It matters not how strait the gate,

It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. Invictus , poem by William Ernest Henley in 1875 (Victorian)

October 26, 2013 · 1 min · 37 words

📜 “Most artists can’t draw.”

“Most artists can’t draw.” — Roy Simmons But all artists can *see*! Seth Godin (in “The Linchpin”)

February 6, 2012 · 1 min · 17 words

📜 Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal

Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. (…) And great art resonates with the viewer, not only with the creator Seth Godin (in “The Linchpin”)

February 6, 2012 · 1 min · 26 words

📜 The software is wrong, not the people

The software is wrong, not the people. Matt Mullenweg (vai Joe Flood )

July 15, 2011 · 1 min · 13 words