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Zynga Takes on Social Gaming
Zynga's Farmville lets you plant and harvest crops, or buy zebra unicorns and play match maker to polka dot livestock. Your farm, your way.
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Zynga Takes on Social Gaming


@johnmaeda Post for @SlideShare on a few tips learned from launching #DesignInTech Report:

@johnmaeda George Heilmeier (former ARPA head + my boss at TI long ago) had a list of 9 Qs for research:

@msquinn Rituals, simple and profound:

@johnmaeda "What is put into the making of a work of art stays there, and speaks for us." —@kynaleski

@johnmaeda Your first chance is the most important one -- efficacy of the others will vary.

@msquinn Woke up to the buzz of a drone outside my bedroom window. I'm no luddite but seriously wtf.

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Dance party

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: First dance

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Groomsman speech

@johnmaeda "Leaving requires 1) letting 2) go. Two steps of 1) giving yourself permission, and then 2) moving on." —@jshefrin

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Bride and groom

@johnmaeda "Progress occurs most easily if new and old remain in a dialectic tension." —@gpetriglieri

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Wedding time

@johnmaeda "If you want to find your greatest love, look inside the hardest thing you do." —Regina Dugan

@johnmaeda "Most of us will have spent three years of our lives with our thumbs on the glass of a phone." —@anildash @poptech

@johnmaeda "Paola Antonelli's become design's Thought-Leader-in-Chief." —@cheepearlman via @swissmiss

@johnmaeda Nowadays we are both international and internet-tional.

@johnmaeda We live in an age when data matters increasingly more than intuition. But that's just my intuition talking …

@msquinn It has been surprising - amazing - to see the number of all-male partnerships commit to diversity in the last 24hrs. Greylock, Benchmark etc

@johnmaeda STEAM (STEM with Art) reading lists for pre-K to 8th grade:

@johnmaeda "90% of all the data generated in the world was in the last two years." —@creightonhicks

@johnmaeda 「ビジネスを成功に導くために、デザインがこれほど重要になった時代はない。」—@wired_jp #DesignInTech

@JShoee Looking fwd to this! "@johnmaeda: Will be hosting @PopTech this year w theme of "HYBRID" in Camden, Maine Oct 22-24:"

@JShoee Career wisdom from @eladgil.

@johnmaeda WIll be hosting @PopTech this year with theme of "HYBRID" in Camden, Maine Oct 22-24:

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Mancave

@msquinn Spent week on vaca w/ extended family ag 11-63. App #normcore: Goog Maps, Pandora, Instagram, WhatsApp. And lots of confusion abt the cloud.

@johnmaeda "Our bodies change our minds. Our body language affects how we approach design." —@ireneau

@johnmaeda Unusual corporate culture deck has simple goal to be top-performer centric. via @rochelleking

@johnmaeda To dwell in the past is to drive a car using only the rear view mirror.

@algore Mexico makes history; first developing nation to pledge significant cuts to their global warming pollution:

@algore I'm going dark tonight with @World_Wildlife for #EarthHour! Join me in #ClimateAction w/ @LiveEarth #liveEARTHhour

@johnmaeda "Getting going takes a lot of leaving." —@jshefrin

@johnmaeda Wooden-dowel wireframes of popular objects, by Janusz Grünspek: via @terrinakamura

@johnmaeda A leader is someone who consistently gives, instead of just takes, from those around them. (what my dad showed me)

@johnmaeda "Working hard on a small dream matters much less than executing well on a big one." —Mrs. Lee

@johnmaeda "I was in Silicon Valley back when the 'Silicon' was still silicon." —@rochelleking, on wafers to #DesignInTech lead

@johnmaeda "For most multiple-race Americans, identity is a highly nuanced concept influenced by politics, history, geography …"

@aileenlee RT @FastCompany: Dollar Shave Club went viral with its razor delivery service. Now it wants to fix men's hair: http:…

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Round 2