As anyone knows, it takes vision, planning, skills, resources and budget to build a successful project. I’ve broken the process of building a bare bones kit down into steps that may provide a repeatable set of instructions that may have future utility. … Continue reading
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Spend 19 of 20 days on definition
Most important is problem definition – spend 19 of 20 days here
Although WordPress is the future, it lacks the immediacy and tangibility of a book made of paper and cardboard. How can one make books for notetaking or more substantial art projects? The referenced book is a fantastic resource to get … Continue reading
It appears to us that many of the common activities that we do (especially involving computers) are done on a regular but infrequent basis. We need a ‘manual for life’ which might be a re-purposing of the commonplace book for … Continue reading
At an April 2010 IAPD (International Association of Product Development) meeting, we heard a presentation by McKinsey on their view of the top trends that will drive innovation. One possibility is framing a book around Top Ten kinds of trends … Continue reading
Often we wonder how long does something last? A bar of soap, a sponge, a roll of paper towels. Here is the data from one item of daily use. Can you guess what it is?
Friday, January 21st Patrick Schwerdtfeger gave a presentation to the IEEE in Sunnyvale about how consultants can improve their business on the web. This was a very good use of 5 hours and many tangible takeaways were communicated. 83% of … Continue reading
The wordpress dashboard is broken and I can’t seem to fix it. It is missing elements on the left hand side, like appearance. How do I fix this?