Foursquare’s new Time Machine feature lets you visualize your check-in history in infographic form.
Timely considering that as professional hierarchies and social priorities fracture, it’s harder and harder to put a finger on the role we’re playing.
— The Brand Builder, “The Difference Between a Gadget and a Product”
In response to Ambercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries’ anti-ugly and anti-poor brand policies, one Greg Karber’s decided to take the brand in his own hands. Follow along or pitch in with hashtag #FitchtheHomeless.
I guess that explains why I feel like I’m in a beartrap.
a visual representation of my life
This made my morning.
Me by mid-afternoon after mornings when I’ve committed to “loving everything and being pleasant”.
“If you don’t like what is being said, change the conversation.”
Mad Men 3x02 // 6x04
I always say…
I just love how subtly this happened, the way it does in real life.
“A Tale of Two Simpli-Cities” @tomewing @brainjuicer
What JC Penney had done was drive for simplicity without taking into account the emotional nature of discounting strategies. By making decisions easy, they had made them less fun.
It’s the same reductive approach JC Penney took – and for them it failed, because fun, fast and easy in retail means more than just price. Gov’s simplicity is emotionless, but paradoxically it shows a better understanding of emotion than most sites. It knows what a happy experience means for its users, and it works extremely hard to deliver one by doing only what is absolutely necessary.