I have some sympathy with Tobias Lütke (Shopify), Brian Armstrong (Coinbase), Jason Fried (Basecamp) and others when they announce – faced with the increasing politicisation… Read More »Mission Protocol: is your organisation a team, a family… or something else?
Here are three water dispensers: … may not be a thing of beauty but it’s clean and relatively well designed in terms of the aesthetics… Read More »Design Matters (5): the information architecture of a water dispenser
This funny and terrifyingly-close-to-home video shows why: Hat tip to Yi Hui, who has a great page (well, more of a book) on this. See… Read More »Why should you learn to automate data analysis and reporting?
Whether or not you agree with Moyo’s ideas about “dead aid,” the first half of the interview raises lots of good questions about the incentives… Read More »Recommendation: Dambisa Moyo on “Dead Aid” and corporate management
This is the first in a series of posts on high-leverage ways to learn Indonesian language and culture. The idea is to identify activities that… Read More »80/20 language and culture learning (Indonesian): Lagu Anak (Kids’ Songs) #1
Quiet, low cost, low noise, no-solder DIY air filter that keeps PM2.5s below 10 in a medium-sized bedroom
I’m in the process of building a manually controllable air filter using an Arduino and an SDS-11 particulate sensor. I wasn’t sure whether to be… Read More »Quiet, low cost, low noise, no-solder DIY air filter that keeps PM2.5s below 10 in a medium-sized bedroom
The Characteristic of Controls 1. Controls can be neither objective nor neutral… [Mesaurement] is subjective and of necessity biased. It changes both the event and… Read More »Peter Drucker on controls in business (1)