Three levels of making (digital) products

Yesterday I came across this informative piece about Product Design hiring at Facebook. The part which stood out was about the three kinds of questions through which they evaluate a design. I find these categories informative and want to explore them in this post. Base Level: Craftsmanship // visual, aesthetic, satisfying, making it look good The …

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Superstition and Innovation – Part 1

If a mythological society innovates more, do superstitious individuals innovate more? Or maybe a tighter formulation: are innovators necessarily superstitious? We think of superstition as backward and unscientific, and of course in many ways, it is backward. But I can't help but speculate on how individuals like Steve Jobs and Isaac Newton embraced beliefs in …

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