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February Linkdump

A collection of interesting design, design-adjacent, and unrelated links for Feb.
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February 29, 2024
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3 min read
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Implementing a design is orders of magnitude more difficult than just creating a design.
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February 26, 2024
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5 min read
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The subscription model is everywhere. Could it really apply to Industrial Design?
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February 19, 2024
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7 min read
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Sure, letters and numbers are pretty standard, but they are not standard.
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February 12, 2024
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5 min read
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Obround: noun. (geometry) A shape consisting of two semicircles connected by parallel lines tangent to their endpoints.
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February 5, 2024
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6 min read
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A collection of interesting design and design-adjacent links for January.
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January 31, 2024
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3 min read
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The right to repair is one thing, but who's going to repair it?
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January 29, 2024
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6 min read
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How do you think the "person that designs the pretty box around it" reputation came to be? We gave it to ourselves.
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January 22, 2024
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5 min read
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It can be utterly disheartening when the development process doesn't fit within the confines of those well-illustrated tetragons.
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January 15, 2024
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6 min read
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LinkedIn isn't meritocratic. It isn't special just because it's a "professional" social network.
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January 8, 2024
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6 min read
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A low-effort linkdump of many of the interesting design and design-adjacent things that I've come across throughout the year.
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December 31, 2023
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8 min read
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Trying to diagnose a computer problem through a telephone with an inexperienced "technician" on the other end is exactly like playing charades.
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December 18, 2023
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5 min read
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If we want consumers to buy domestically produced goods, consumers need to be 'untrained' out of buying lots of cheap junk.
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December 10, 2023
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7 min read
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Don't replace one set of problems, with another set of problems.
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December 4, 2023
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5 min read
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I work with startups day in and day out. The startup life is hard. One thing I see often and hear more is just how hard it is to start from nothing.
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November 27, 2023
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7 min read
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In the last couple of years, having now done a lot of writing as well as design, I've had the opportunity to try a few different techniques and setups that maximise focus. Here's a few things …
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November 20, 2023
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7 min read

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