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Monthly Archives: January 2010

links for 2010-01-28

A new poll finds that Fox is now the most trusted name in news. But there's a twist …
A new poll finds that Fox is now the most trusted name in news. This is not, shall we say, an intuitive finding. And if you guessed there’s a catch: You’re right. “Most trusted,” in the context [...]

links for 2010-01-25

Cult of personality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cult of personality arises when a country's leader uses mass media to create an idealized and heroic public image, often through unquestioning flattery and praise. Cults of personality are often found in dictatorships and Stalinist governments.
A cult of personality is similar to general hero worship, except that [...]

links for 2010-01-21

BumpTop Mac: Reinventing your Mac desktop.
BumpTop is a full 3D experience with smooth, realistic physics, making your Mac’s desktop act more like the real desktop it’s sitting on.
(tags: software ui apple interface)

The 4 Big Myths of Profile Pictures « OkTrends
Ok, their metho isn't A1. But who cares? That post is so trivial and interesting ;P
Then [...]

links for 2010-01-20

[PICS] The opening post for SelfEdge, back in 2006.
My newest project, one that i've been waiting to do for years… a store that specializes in denim. Not gimmicky denim with fancy designs all over the back pockets. Denim made the way it used to be made many years ago, simple, durable, and naturally stylish. Come [...]

links for 2010-01-19

[PICS[ La Sape - the Society for the Advancement of Persons of Elegance
La Sape-La Societed es ambianceurest personnes elegantes, sometimes translated as the Society for the Advancement of Persons of Elegance-is nearly three decades old. The movement was born across the river in Congo-Brazzaville in the I970s, but it was in Zaire that it really [...]

links for 2010-01-15

Voices - IDEO
IDEO’s speakers are the origin and embodiment of our growing list of capabilities. They are active and influential member of professional and academic communities, both within and outside of IDEO. Click a term below to highlight related speakers.
(tags: retail experiential marketing design ideo resources reference memoire)

links for 2010-01-13

Satisfying customers drives design advances - INSIDE JoongAng Daily
“Product design used to account for 80 percent of companies’ requests,” he said. “Now it has declined to about one-third of our total business. Design strategies and improving brands and services are becoming more important.”
Ideo designers also undertook a renewal project for TownePlace Suites, an extended-stay hotel [...]

links for 2010-01-12

Audiences experience 'Avatar' blues - CNN.com
James Cameron's completely immersive spectacle "Avatar" may have been a little too real for some fans who say they have experienced depression and suicidal thoughts after seeing the film because they long to enjoy the beauty of the alien world Pandora.
On the fan forum site "Avatar Forums," a topic thread [...]

links for 2010-01-11

25 Awesome Cubicle Pranks
(tags: humor)

links for 2010-01-09

How to Identify Songs Using Melody - wikiHow
"Melody finding” is useful when remembering a melody, a tune, a song, ore a theme, but not its title or performing artist. Other names used for melody finding are “melody search”, “melody retrieval”, “regcognize melody”, : “Name that tune” (also the name of a game), “find song by [...]