Great ad:

  1. You can see they’re using real Macbook Airs. Obviously scrubbed clean but they kept the dents and blemishes.
  2. How else can they get you to stare at an Apple logo for 30 seconds?

Jenny Lewis’ Just One of the Guys.

The ‘breakdance’.

“[V]aluation metrics in some sectors do appear substantially stretched—particularly those for smaller firms in the social media and biotechnology industries, despite a notable downturn in equity prices for such firms early in the year.”

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Monetary Policy Report July 15, 2014

Picnic

Never noticed there are *different* Netflix plans. Take note Spotify!

Finally bought Ustwo’s Monument Valley and it’s a great game! Love Ustwo’s style since Whale Trail. This game is short but you should play it for the gameplay experience and sound. Was so happy to see Totem back in a later level (pictured).

Samsung’s approach to guidance is like their product strategy: throw in the kitchen and hope one sticks.

Samsung’s guidance tl;dr: let’s blame the consumers for not buying our stuff.

Are You Smart Enough to Get Into Private Kindergarten?

Pay $65 and get your kid to answer logic questions on an iPad…

Of course, potato salad on Kickstarter.

This song is warming to me…

So many good tracks on this album. One of my favourite track.

“Are you tripping? I’ve done it five times. So if you’re trying to see through me, just know that I am this handsome and this rich.”
— Roger Sterling

Google’s Rachel Whetstone interview on Radio 4’s Today programme, starting about 1 hours 35 mins into the show. Not a great interview, she deflects the question to whether Google promote their products over rivals in their search results with vague answers. Nothing wrong for a company to use their own platform to push other products. It’s not like users cannot move to another competitor.

“I think that Amazon is a challenging place to work as a designer, because there’s only one product manager. That’s Jeff, and he’s not a design guy.”
— Lowell Goss, Amazon Lab 126’s former director of user experience, on the Jeff Bezos filter.