People Like Free Things (and that’s okay)

I’m sad that Google Reader is going to be shut down. I really like Google Reader. I liked it even more before they stripped some of the social features out to sandbag it for Wave.  Judging by my Twitter timeline and blog subscriptions, I’m in the minority. The prevailing sentiment seems to be that being…

Smaller Paper

A big blank canvas? Scary. A new Powerpoint deck with no slides? Scary. Designer notebooks packed with crisp, white, empty pages? I’ve abandoned dozens. My big ideas are built out of small ideas. I try to capture my small ideas in small, simple ways. Index cards. Plain text files. A few words added to a…