Two great pieces on @Medium: must reads

I have to admit, I have not visited Medium for a while to see what new thinking and opinion had been raised there. So, it was refreshing to be interrupted on my Sunday morning by their weekend reads email. Simple, targeted and understanding what is important to me, it hit the spot and lead me … Continue reading Two great pieces on @Medium: must reads

Redesigning Google: the use of design patterns at Google | The Verge

Redesigning Google: how Larry Page engineered a beautiful revolution | The Verge. A great article outlining how for any business (and this is a very successful one!) having a common design language and using design patterns (which, ironically Y! was the leader on many years ago!) across products is what customers expect and deserve.

Originally posted on energizr:
What’s the point of doing a roadmap? It doesn’t help get rid of uncertainty (although some people behave like it does). There’s no way to be certain about any future outcome. The act of describing desired future states in a roadmap identifies where we want to play and have impact. It…

Newspapers still have power, it seems — to shock and to condemn

Originally posted on Gigaom:
By now, those who spend a lot of time online (or read the news) have probably gotten used to the idea that printed newspapers are declining in relevance: their newsrooms are shrinking, some are closing down or going bankrupt, and others are trying to shore up their falling revenue with paywalls.…