My name is Jon. I am interested in how social tools bring people closer together so they can share and try to make better things.
A telephone directory dropped through our door the other day. Essentially it does the same thing as Google, or rather Google does the same thing as the directory. But I choose Google because it is not about technology. It is about access, ease of use and better.
Law firms are not that good at access, ease of use and their whole business model relies on the customer not discovering better.
But here is the irony. Easy and better are not that hard or expensive to find or deliver. Assuming of course that you want to.
Technology companies and so called gurus will try and cloak better in mystery, make it feel difficult to obtain, expensive and hard to integrate. They make it complex for a reason. It’s in their interest to create that myth.
That is their business model, not yours.”
67 Inc set out to cram all of their passions into one discipline and the idea for the A to Z prints was born. Each print features letters A through Z and numbers 1 through 9, made up to look like 60′s or 70′s trading cards, and covering everything…
“If you hang around Twitter long enough, you’ll become alternately inured to and irritated by the grinding repetitiveness of a few stock phrases, which come at you like a Greek chorus of unoriginality. While much has been made of Twitter groupthink — the tendency to inflate the importance of your chosen hive-mind’s opinion at the expense of what the Real World actually thinks”Stop Saying These Stupid Things On Twitter | The Awl (via futuristgerd)
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