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Sunday, July 1, 2007

Zynga Takes on Social Gaming

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@johnmaeda Post for @SlideShare on a few tips learned from launching #DesignInTech Report: https://t.co/UukwJTvENt http://t.co/CXhk3q2xCD

@johnmaeda George Heilmeier (former ARPA head + my boss at TI long ago) had a list of 9 Qs for research: http://t.co/ZdMIkUn0Nk http://t.co/tU1UEWjvzH

@msquinn Rituals, simple and profound: http://t.co/13kC61yE4x

@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 https://t.co/Lq9lV1aM4Z

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: First dance https://t.co/jXo1c29SgY

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Groomsman speech https://t.co/m9X9eL6rqO

@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 https://t.co/O8j0toyE2r

@johnmaeda "Progress occurs most easily if new and old remain in a dialectic tension." —@gpetriglieri http://t.co/fIP8h86zgk http://t.co/MFvVs5LgZS

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Wedding time https://t.co/icUi47UEjl

@johnmaeda "If you want to find your greatest love, look inside the hardest thing you do." —Regina Dugan http://t.co/grpz76D10e http://t.co/HHByMTqHLC

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

@johnmaeda "Paola Antonelli's become design's Thought-Leader-in-Chief." —@cheepearlman http://t.co/v98oG2CAEs via @swissmiss http://t.co/KI3BVOmkzA

@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: http://t.co/sNR4ccglcA http://t.co/wUxFmHcBQJ

@johnmaeda "90% of all the data generated in the world was in the last two years." —@creightonhicks http://t.co/WdZX6Mz68E

@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 http://t.co/rXBbDbMPLQ #DesignInTech

@JShoee Looking fwd to this! "@johnmaeda: Will be hosting @PopTech this year w theme of "HYBRID" in Camden, Maine Oct 22-24: http://t.co/pMG6Qb0j03"

@JShoee Career wisdom from @eladgil. http://t.co/RQbd2J3UP6

@johnmaeda WIll be hosting @PopTech this year with theme of "HYBRID" in Camden, Maine Oct 22-24: http://t.co/VpLrpx2Nlc http://t.co/a1y6G2ssRj

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Mancave https://t.co/lV1R9IHsiY

@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 https://t.co/LVVeIE13XF http://t.co/YJAe9PdBTf

@johnmaeda Unusual corporate culture deck has simple goal to be top-performer centric. http://t.co/Hfeq8eJRIC via @rochelleking http://t.co/SeqiqdMpxk

@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: http://t.co/ugsZk0aUXB

@algore I'm going dark tonight with @World_Wildlife for #EarthHour! http://t.co/8y3ueawFDB 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: http://t.co/ljFJJAbNT7 via @terrinakamura http://t.co/NaMpLQiP54

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

@johnmaeda "Working hard on a small dream matters much less than executing well on a big one." —Mrs. Lee http://t.co/0UyStXsV43 http://t.co/JWuq39rySR

@johnmaeda "I was in Silicon Valley back when the 'Silicon' was still silicon." —@rochelleking, on wafers to #DesignInTech lead http://t.co/D45mOj0chs

@johnmaeda "For most multiple-race Americans, identity is a highly nuanced concept influenced by politics, history, geography …" http://t.co/WdhGDikbDV

@aileenlee RT @FastCompany: Dollar Shave Club went viral with its razor delivery service. Now it wants to fix men's hair: http://t.co/LyZs0T0c99 http:…

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Round 2 https://t.co/RaxA1VC9fj