Archive for October, 2007

Oct 24 2007

Your surroundings matter

Published by under books,design

If you’ve ever tried to get work done in an environment that prevents you from doing so, you may appreciate this photo essay from The Guardian, showing the rooms various writers write in. Themes seem to be a lot of books, and a modicum of clutter. [via Lifehacker]

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Oct 24 2007

Television Calendar

Published by under design,media

If you’re tired of wrangling broadcast times for television out of or tvguide, I’ve finally found a simple, decent television calendar site. CAT allows you to display only a whitelist of the programs you’re interested, as well as simple nomenclature for episode numbers, mouse-over synopses, and correct time display for your time zone. All […]

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Oct 19 2007

Education: To Find or To Know?

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There is a debate about whether students should be ‘brought into the future’, and educated with tests such as “find this information on the internet”, instead of rote memorization, for instance espoused in this Seth Godin post. While we want students to be able to find information on the internet or in a library, I […]

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Oct 17 2007

Design becomes more important to PC manufacturers

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Wired has an article about the increased importance of design to manufacturers like HP and Dell, and area Apple has historically been strong in. A lot of traditional engineering business are rapidly turning into fashion businesses.  Technology is not enough.

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