This is a smartly written article that compares the schedules of managers and “makers,” and describes what happens when they conflict.
There are two types of schedule, which I’ll call the manager’s schedule and the maker’s schedule. The manager’s schedule is for bosses. It’s embodied in the traditional appointment book, with each day cut into one hour intervals. You can block off several hours for a single task if you need to, but by default you change what you’re doing every hour.
I’ve thought about this before but would have never been able to describe it so well.
Something about this sentiment and font makes me smile. Also a novel and wonderful site design.
Good article about motivation and the FitBit, along with mentions of Amazon and eBay. Definitely relates to SI’s incentive centered design concentration.
LED street lights are great but they don’t melt the snow. Interesting unintended consequence.
The making of the True Blood introduction.
3 years ago
Currently enjoying the music and album art of “Further Complications 200/9.”
Josh Ritter plays some unreleased songs at this live show. Also attempting to embed the player below.
Latkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukah. Lemony Snicket is an alleged children’s author. For the first time in literary history, these two elements are combined in one book.
$9? What a deal!