Category Archives: process

How I sold out to work for the devil and why I blame systems theory

Lots of stuff effects stuff. If you have a problem in a system, you have to look at the whole system. This way of thinking is apparently alien to some people.
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The conversation economy, part 2: there is no conversation economy

I was wrong. As it turns out, conversations are just another kind of experience. I will now be using the term “experience economy”. I like it better. Joseph Pine on what consumers want | Video on
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An apology to every manager I ever had

I’ve worked on videogames for the past nine years and on every one of these projects, scheduling was a fundamental issue. Maybe you’ve been there too; where it feels like there are two shifts. During the daytime shift, people talk about stuff and during the night shift (ooh taco truck tonight!) the people who talked […]
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4 drugs that should be legalized if necessary and used for brainstorming

I have a confession. It felt amazing when my hand brushed against yours - in a totally nonsexual way.
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An argument in favor of creativity

The biggest ideas don't do crap if they don't have one thing: an audience.
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