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The great shift in Japanese culture
The decline of Japan’s influence on world culture
japan  culture 
7 weeks ago by iankennedy
Looking Back at r/Place
In just 72 hours, over a million redditors placed 16.5 million tiles to transform a simple, white, 1000×1000-pixel canvas into a surprisingly beautiful clash of communities, nations, ideologies, and fandoms.
reddit  culture 
february 2018 by iankennedy
Blameless PostMortems and a Just Culture
Inoculating your company from future mistakes and pre-empting the blame game.
etsy  engineering  culture 
september 2015 by iankennedy
The End of the Internet Dream?
In 20 years, the Web might complete its shift from liberator to oppressor. It’s up to us to prevent that. Jennifer Granick's keynote at Black Hat 2015
internet  culture  JenniferGranick  freedom  security  politics  speech 
august 2015 by iankennedy
Why Finland loves saunas
For many Finns the sauna was the holiest room in the house and the one most closely associated with their well being.
finland  sauna  culture  from delicious
october 2013 by iankennedy
n+1: Leaving Wall Street
@luismendo As someone that used to work there, this observation of the culture of money rings true. http://t.co/xC9VnGmM
Walllstreet  finance  culture 
may 2012 by iankennedy
MrMEEE / bumblebee
GIANT BUG... causing /usr to be deleted... so sorry....
Greatest GIT commit thread ever
git  usererror  culture 
june 2011 by iankennedy
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh computer, and the people who created it.
macintosh  apple  culture  from delicious
june 2011 by iankennedy
How Facebook Ships Code
Observations for how facebook rolls out new features when the site is at around 60,000 servers and 2,000 employees. Mostly engineer-driven culture.
facebook  culture 
january 2011 by iankennedy
Shafuu 101–Choosing a company for the new generation
Overview of Japanese corporate culture broken down into four main types.
japan  company  culture  management 
july 2010 by iankennedy
Google's Microsoft Moment - Anil Dash
When Microsoft reached its apex in terms of public perception and industry respect, with the launch of Windows 95, the culture inside the company still largely saw themselves as upstarts against old, proprietary behemoths. Though Microsoft's headcount has increase fivefold since then, at the time of Windows 95's launch, they had about 17,000 employees.
google  culture 
july 2009 by iankennedy
Social Media “Experts” are the Cancer of Twitter (and Must Be Stopped)
Sometimes the social media and SEO zombies can mate to produce a marketing strategy monster, but most of these are harmless
socialmedia  socialnetworking  culture  seo  spam 
january 2009 by iankennedy
Facebook vs Twitter
Facebook is like a wedding where you connect with old friends. Twitter is like a stand-up club where you perform and look for instant feedback.
facebook  twitter  culture 
january 2009 by iankennedy
Jason Fried - Things We’ve Learned at 37Signals | Kris Jordan
Notes from Jason's talk at Web 2.0 Expo NY. Keeping projects and teams the right size, value of working remotely, good stuff.
inspiration  startup  culture 
september 2008 by iankennedy
Yahoo's LIVE Deaf Chat Room
Putting faces to names. Very cool unexpected use case for Yahoo's live-streaming project
yahoo  culture  inspiration 
february 2008 by iankennedy
Top 60 Japanese buzzwords of 2007
A rare look into the fertile world of Japanese popular culture
japan  language  culture 
november 2007 by iankennedy
Unbroken Chain
Symposium on the music, art, and culture of the Grateful Dead
culture  gratefuldead 
november 2007 by iankennedy
It ain't spam, it's bacn.
meme  culture  email  socialnetworks 
august 2007 by iankennedy
Q&A with Mr. Smiley himself
Interview with the creator of the emoticon
emoticon  culture 
july 2007 by iankennedy
Silicon Valley Could Use A Downturn Right About Now
It’s no longer about beautiful products and genius developers. It’s about the money and the status, and hot PR chicks and marketing departments.
culture  siliconvalley  web2.0  MichaelArrington 
may 2007 by iankennedy
strange maps
collecting cartographic curiosa
maps  culture  design  geography 
may 2007 by iankennedy
Pearls Before Breakfast
What if one of the nation's greatest musicians busked a busy rush hour metro? Would anyone notice?
attention  culture  music 
may 2007 by iankennedy
ASCII by Jason Scott: You've Ruined Everything
The lifecycle stages of online communities and the people that frequent them.
socialsoftware  community  culture 
february 2007 by iankennedy
Randy Random
If the dancing sillouettes are meant to draw you into clicking, why not make that the entire point of your website?
random  culture  advertising 
january 2007 by iankennedy
Don’t Like the Dancing Cowboys? Results Say You Do - New York Times
“I was trying to read a news article and realized the dancing mortgage people were eliminating all rational thought from my brain,” - quote from a great article on lowermybills' banner ads.
online  advertising  culture 
january 2007 by iankennedy
adverlicio.us | online advertising archive
Collection of graphical banner ads which can be voted on.
culture  design  advertising  online 
january 2007 by iankennedy

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