📜 Child to Adult

Give me a child until he is 7 and I will show you the man. — Aristotle

April 21, 2024 · 1 min · 17 words

🔗 Simple tips for managing any project

Simple tips for managing any project | by swardley | Jan, 2024 | Medium These questions are my simple tips for managing any project. “Who are the users?” “What are the users’ needs?” “What capabilities do we need to meet those needs?” “What components do those capabilities need?” “How evolved are these components?” “How are we managing these components?”

February 4, 2024 · 1 min · 59 words

🔗 Agile Is Dead (Long Live Agility) – PragDave

Agile Is Dead (Long Live Agility) – PragDave Back to the Basics Here is how to do something in an agile fashion. What to do: Find out where you are Take a small step towards your goal Adjust your understanding based on what you learned Repeat How to do it: When faced with two or more alternatives that deliver roughly the same value, take the path that makes future change easier....

December 11, 2014 · 1 min · 99 words

📺 Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle

Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle (by CUSEC ) Their principles Elizabeth Cady Stanton — “Women should vote” Larry Tesler — “No person should be trapped in a mode” Doug Engelbart — “Enable mankind to solve solve the world’s urgent problems” (a vision of “knowledge workers” using complex powerful information tools to harness our collective intelligence) Alan Kay — “Amplify human reach and bring new ways of thinking into a faltering civilisation that desperately need it”...

January 13, 2014 · 2 min · 339 words

📜 Creators need an immediate connection with what they’re making

Creators need an immediate connection with what they’re making Bret Victor ’s guiding principle (via his talk Inventing on Principle )

January 8, 2014 · 1 min · 21 words

📜 Form follows function

Form follows function Louis Sullivan (via Wikipedia )

December 28, 2013 · 1 min · 8 words

🏞 (image)

**Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design ** (via Vitsœ | Good design ) Good design… … is innovative … makes a product useful … is aesthetic … makes a product understandable … is unobtrusive … is honest … is long-lasting … is thorough down to the last detail … is environmentally-friendly … is as little design as possible Born in 1932, Dieter Rams is one of the foremost industrial designers of the 20th century....

July 2, 2013 · 1 min · 98 words

🔗 Dieter Rams: Design by Vitsœ

Dieter Rams: Design by Vitsœ Speech delivered in December 1976 to an audience at Jack Lenor Larsen’s New York showroom: The designer must be the gestaltingenieur or creative engineer. They synthesise the completed product from the various elements that make up its design. Their work is largely rational, meaning that aesthetic decisions are justified by an understanding of the product’s purpose.

July 2, 2013 · 1 min · 61 words