this is the pattern that happens every time I have to fly back east for a wedding.
step 1: the day I have to leave for the wedding I decide I really do not want to go and I lament the price of the ticket and I try to think of ways to scheme out of attending (miss my flight?? have ‘something come…
Same for me, but from NY -> NC. NC has a weird, magical, enchanting power that can turn you utterly topsy turvy.
Challenge: I’m moving into an apartment without a microwave.
Solution 1: Buy a microwave.
Solution 2: Learn to improvise and do things the way they did it in the olden days (read: when I was little and microwaves didn’t exist slash had those scary radio waves that meant my grandmother had to leave the room with her pacemaker).
“People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.”—Steve Jobs (via brycedotvc)
I normally delete my DailyCandy emails without thought. But today, something stood out: the subject toting “Shed 30 Pounds.” It peaked my curiosity, so I gave it a click. What I found inside further heightened my need-to-know desire…the actual headline read, “Lose 30 Pounds Without Dieting.” Say…
I don’t talk a lot about my job on here, but I’m the program manager for a site for American Express, called OPEN Forum. Anyway, we have been working really hard on a site redesign, and it launched today. It’s not perfect - there are lots of bugs to be ironed out - but I’m proud of the achievement, nonetheless. Still to come? A completely updated navigation experience, new tagging structure and more intuitive algorithms throughout. In the meantime, it’s way prettier as of this morning. Take a look.
“Why would I talk to a TV executive at this point, and ask them what they think? If I have this idea for a TV show, I can just put it up on the Internet.”—Jerry Seinfeld, The New York Times (via stevewoolf)
I have been thinking a lot about the role twitter played in the dissemination of news on Sunday night. I was sitting on the couch looking at twitter on my phone around 7:30 Sunday night when I realized I needed to turn on the TV to see what was happening. Then, with the TV on I stared at 5 open…
I am going to write my additions to this, but in the meantime, I want to applaud the post. And urge my network to join this conversation. Well said, Sarpa.