Tesla's Clever Brand+Product Strategy

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Will Oremus published a column in Slate about the Tesla S luxury sedan. The column was part tech review of the car and part cultural commentary on what it...

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Like being kicked when you're down: Fireworks File Recovery

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Me: Hmm, it's been a little while. About time to save this Fireworks file! [CMD-S] Fireworks CS5: *CRASH* Me: Good thing there's on-crash file recovery. MacOS: BigComplicatedProjectFile.fw.png size 232...

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Inbox Surprise via @iansilber

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via @iansilber: "This reminds me of an app I made called Inbox Surprise that would basically allow you to spam someone's inbox with something like this: http://cl.ly/3C08030R3M1v1P3M3s0l. Basically take...

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Groupon is hiring UX people, all levels, all functions.

All roles can be in our Palo Alto product / development office or in our Chicago HQ. We're looking for people in all roles who have a strong grounding in...

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New job as Dir of UX at Groupon

Today seems like an opportune time to announce that tomorrow is my last day working at LinkedIn. On Monday I'll start a new job as Groupon's director of user experience,...

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Disjoint thoughts on productivity

Fried goes on to suggest that the perceived distractions of Facebook and web surfing at work are false, with "M&Ms" (managers & meetings) making up greater, involuntary, more disruptive and...

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LinkedIn Today: Congrats to LI UED members...

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LinkedIn just launched LinkedIn Today, its social news aggregator for professionals. Props to the members of the LI UED team who have been hammering away at this for the past...

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UI shit like this drives me *batty*: I hate Outlook

A snippet of a chat I had today with a coworker:Monday, January 24, 2011 11:56 Ellen Beldner: outlook is a bitch so i'm just going ot communicate with you via...

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Should you take a pay cut to work at a startup?

Elad Gil: Bootstrapping: Raise Debt From Your Employees Elad has written several interesting posts about getting a startup running. I worked with Elad and Othman, cofounders of Mixer Labs, doing...

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Statistical linguistics made possible by Google Books

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19877-googles-fossil-record-digitises-5-million-books.html Already, researchers have traced the accelerating evolution of the English language, mapped the rise and fall of various people, and uncovered patterns of censorship and suppression in Soviet Russia,...

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Apple: Dual-Link fail; Store product review fail.

At our company almost everyone uses a MacBook Pro with a 30" Dell monitor. We all frequently have the DVI distortion issues that Gizmodo reported. (I've had my display fritz...

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Dear Pandora: Popup FAIL

I was tuning up a new station and all of a sudden, something clicked -- you started playing music I wanted to hear. I wanted to buy a couple of...

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Out of control outgoing links

Okay, I already knew that I hate and detest the new-ish Facebook practice in which you don't just navigate to outgoing links; you get taken to a Facebook page with...

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Really annoying Fireworks CS4 bug with "large nudge" command

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