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New Year’s Resolutions: Opportunity Knocks

California is getting walloped by El Niño, which means it’s been raining pretty much non-stop since last week, but on one recent afternoon I spied a rare streak of blue sky outside, and abruptly ran down to the dock and…

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Memo to Jeff Bezos: You’re Worth $46 Billion. Why Not Spend a Few Million to Design a Decent Interface?

Dear Jeff: You are the fourth richest man on the planet. Today, the world now relies on Amazon to buy everything from vitamins to electronics, to toys and books. But instead of a smooth, intelligent interface, the experience makes me…

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Design Thinking: The Perfect Interface

Modern life is the interface, the space where you engage, buy, and say yes. It’s the highly designed screen on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or kiosk. It’s how a store coaxes you to part with your money through conscientious design,…

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The Man Who Named the BlackBerry

Entrepreneurs and startups face the challenge sooner or later, what are we going to call it? The web is full of amateur advice, not to mention plenty of lousy names for products, apps or companies. The path to a cool…

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