A few of this week’s 37signals staff posts at Twitter.
: “Operating System: There shouldn’t be one.”—Design Principles Behind Smalltalk
: “Science is beginning to embrace the idea that some technology is Twinkies and some technology is Brussels sprouts.”
: I can sync my address book with Google contacts? Sync??! Nice!!
: Executing a design well matters. Whether you do that yourself or collaborate with others, execution is half the journey.
: Web design requires an understanding of code for the same reasons Ive must understand the properties of metal and glass to make an iPhone.
: Our pal Kevin Guilfoile gets a great review in the NYT for his new book “The Thousand”:
: Ghostly, hand cranked film from 1922 Kodachrome Film Test.
: Adobe’s latest online Photoshop tools look promising for the casual retoucher/organizer:
: Great collection of signs photographed by @:
: “Q: How to Improve IT Worker Morale? A: Cut Back the Hours.” Includes a REWORK excerpt.
: Campaign Monitor’s new office = closed door policy. “If my door is shut, don’t interrupt me.”