Cooperation and collaboration has been a major force behind the advancement of man. From hunter-gatherer relationships to the division of labor, these splits have become ever more idiosyncratic. Just as the physical tools created or discovered by those early hunter-gatherers, these relationships have also become increasingly productive. A motivating story of collaboration on a large scale [...]
12.6.11 | Ideas
If it’s true that the best design process is one that allows failure early and often, then just think of how much better and quicker computers could fail for us!
10.7.11 | Ideas
Many people make restaurant decisions based on the availability of locally-grown produce or choose drinks on the lack of high-fructose corn syrup but give considerably less thought about the distance their favorite mug traveled to get to them, of all the mercury lurking in those grotesque CFL bulbs above their head, or who made the striped toe socks they are secretly wearing.