Month: January, 2014

Video: Edward Tufte’s “Pen and Parchment”

A nice summary of the main design principles and overview of illustrations from Edward Tufte‘s books presented by the author.

Corporate memome

Dawkins writes that he introduced the term “meme” as analogue for “gene”: memes replicate themselves in the cultural pool like genes replicate themselves in the gene pool. So then, I think, companies should be referring to “corporate memome”, rather than “corporate DNA”. I assume, most companies are actually more interested in evolving the ideas in […]

Favorite books: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Finished reading “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values” by Robert M. Pirsig (Goodreads, Amazon). It’s amazing. Recommended. I suppose you could call that a personality. Each machine has its own, unique personality which probably could be defined as the intuitive sum total of everything you know and feel about it. […]