Highlights from this week’s 37signals staff posts at Twitter.
: Photo: The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook
: The money-to-code ratio at Diaspora is out of whack. Having a pile of money so you can “focus” on a project means nothing.
: Need to edit an MP3 track? You can trim tracks in iTunes itself. Get info > Options tab > use Start and Stop times.
: I wish iTunes could exclude artists that only appear on compilations from artist view.
: Highly recommending “Revising Prose”. The best book on writing & editing I’ve ever read:
: Its obvious when developers don’t use the software they create
: We need better domain language for third-party authorization. Consumer/client/app/agent are wishy-washy and generic.
: Christian Heilmann interviews in London about REWORK:
: 30% of population believes they have food allergies. Only 5% actually do. Theory: Americans love to invent fears.
: The Icelandic word for computer is Tölva (völva/prophetess and tala/number) – “Goddess who sees the future with numbers.”
: I was on Chicago Public Radio’s Eight Forty-Eight this morning talking about REWORK. Audio:
: When people don’t pay you for your time, they rarely value it.
: “Getting Real”, our book on building software, is now available in the iBook Store on the iPad:
: A reading guide for REWORK Japanese edition:
. Offers translation footnotes for Japanese readers of the book.
: A flight attendant explains how to pack for 10 days in a carry-on:
: This interview with a creator of the original Super Mario Bros is a fascinating design case study: (tx )