Thinking Is Quiet

  • August 14, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – August 13, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - UNDER THE HOOD: Last week I got to talking with some people about some of the new AI powered investment services like Wealthfront. It was interest...

  • August 07, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – August 6, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - TIME MANAGEMENT: As a designer, it's important to not be defensive of your ideas (unless you're sure they are right). But be very defensive of you...

  • July 31, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – July 30, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - BE EFFICIENT: I've really noticed an increase in my awareness of efficacy lately. Not sure if it's a natural behavior (as you have less time left,...

  • July 24, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – July 23, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - POV: It seems like often designers have a personality type that is very neutral and balanced, but I think the best designers frequently have a ver...

  • July 17, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – July 16, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - LABELS: It's formal policy to use sentence casing on field labels and it's consistently applied (e.g. "First name" instead of "First Name"). But it...

  • July 10, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – July 9, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - ART v. CRAFT: I came across this quote on craft versus art while reading Ed Catmull's Creativity Inc. (which i...

  • July 03, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – July 2, 2017

    This week's dispatch is unintentionally dominated by the theme of education. Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - LEARNING TO LEARN: One of the most important things you can do for yo...

  • June 26, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – June 25, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - FAST LEARNER: It seems like as you age, the things you learn take longer to learn so there's less immediate feedback about progress. As a kid, you...

  • June 18, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – June 18, 2017

    Happy Father's Day to those guys out there doing the job! I spent mine out in the water on the Cedar River with my son but came home empty handed. Good times were still had though. Here goes with the ...

  • June 11, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – June 11, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - AI ♥S DESIGN: For those designers wondering about how the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change the role of design, Algorithm.design ...