- Because You Have Not Failed Enough
- Because You Care What Others Think About You
- Because You Think You Are Smarter Than You Are
- Because You Don’t Read
- Because You Lack Curiosity
- Because You Don’t Ask Enough Questions
- Because You Can’t Handle The Truth
Ignore the Steve Jobs photo.
Life can be much broader, once you discover one simple fact, and that is that everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.
What Tumblr did instead was to design a more thoughtful form of community engagement by requiring people to repost content in its original context rather than simply piping in an anonymous comment. According to Karp, this meant that people who had “put themselves out there” through a guitar performance or a poem were more likely to attract a sympathetic, encouraging community rather than trolls. He added that comments are “a second class feature” because a commentator is subsumed to a tiny text stream below the main piece of content. To foster engagement, Tumblr is instead choosing options like “Fan mail” which aspire to create more careful, thoughtful and elegant interactions.
San Francisco-based social media startup Buffer just did something unprecedented: It published the salaries of every one of its employees online, available for the public to see. “We hope this might help other companies think about how to decide salaries, and will open us up to feedback from the community,” CEO Joel Gascoigne wrote in…
As a fan of transparency, I’m very interested in seeing how this pans out. My expectations are high.
Massive kudos to Buffer.
Garage/Studio/Whatever… When I think of the space I’d like to live in, it looks a lot like this. I’ll take one large multipurpose space over a half dozen little single-purpose rooms any day.