Storytelling requirements (and why most focus groups are a waste of time)

So, Malcolm Gladwell got me thinking about focus groups the other day. Actually, he got me thinking about the characteristics of groups and the way that people perform when in front of their peers, as well as perfect strangers.Malcolm was kind of talking about his recent article in the New Yorker, and gave this overview of a ‘taxonomy of reason-giving’: [Tilly says] … We employ…

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Hooray! Google Calendar! (you made my day)

What a great way to wrap up a four day week (is it just me, or do the short weeks sometimes feel the longest!). Out of nowhere, say hello to Google Calendar. Even better, it’s a pleasure to use. It does everything I want it to. It’s integrated with Gmail. I’m in love. And, I hope to never use Outlook ever again. :) I’ve been…

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links for 12 April 2006

Threadless T-Shirts – Designer Clothing Submissions – Tees, Tshirts and T shirts! excellent. check out the Blog tshirt ;) (ok, i’m a nerd… i’d never actually *buy* it though. James would). (tags: tshirt ecommerce shop blog) Apple Human Interface Guidelines a little light reading… I have to admit I only scanned sections of it but I plan to go back for a closer look some…

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