"More" Button in Firefox
Thanks to everyone for emailing about the malfunctioning “More” button in Firefox. Developers are on it and hoping to have it resolved soon. In the meantime, we’ve set the page to show 40 tips before you hit the “More” button; if you want to see more, we recommend popping open Chrome, EI or Safari. Thanks for your patience.
What You'll Find Here
I plan to post a lot more frequently to this Tumblr to keep you updated on the company, talk about the site and get your feedback on different things we might want to try. Stay tuned! BTW, let’s start with this: Last night, in entirely sincere and earnest coverage of the event in Tucson, I inadvertently labeled Christina-Taylor Green as “Jessica.” It was an entirely honest...
Re-publishing the release put out yesterday about the launch of Quickish. Online media is reaching terminal velocity: News is quick-hit — in form (the “news feed”); in frequency (“30 seconds ago”); and in function (“did you hear?”) The new problem is keeping up. Automated solutions get overwhelmed. Incumbent media is still trying to wedge old content into new boxes. It’s getting more noisy...
Looking for a Quickish Intern
Thanks for the quick response! Think we will find the right person from the group that got back yesterday and overnight. Really appreciate the interest. More news soon! Quickish needs an intern. With the launch coming up soon, there is a ton of stuff to get done. I could use someone reliable, creative and detail-oriented (with some writing skill) to help me with a bunch of the different things...
Timelessness of Timeliness
“Follow the news. Remember that timeliness means being on time, not before the time.” — Rule No. 8 from The Atlantic’s timeless mid-20th-century rules for making a good publication.
Just enough is more.– Milton Glaser
If you don’t have people that care about usability on your project, your project...– Jeff Atwood of Stack Overflow (twice in one day!). I am obsessed with UX — enough to know to put the Quickish experience in the hands of the sharpest UX team in the industry: Hard Candy Shell. From Day 1, they have been a phenomenal team to work with. It is energizing and inspiring to run...
Loved this post by Stack Overflow CTO Jeff Atwood, talking about the essential nature of speed — but framing it around “Better Off Dead” character Charles DeMar’s quote: “Go that way, really fast. If something gets in your way, turn.” Atwood talks about how they apply that philosophy at Stack: Speed of iteration matters. You can see it in their rate of...
The decisions they’re making I think are really wise. Everything’s based on...– Jason Fried, 37Signals (talking about Google specifically but product design more largely)
“Never underestimate the importance of fast.” — Eric Schmidt (Berlin, 09/07/10)
As the amount of inputs go up, as the number of people and ideas that clamor for...– Seth Godin
Quote of the Day
“The fact is people are busy… and for the vast majority, immediacy will always trump posterity.” — Paul Carr via TechCrunch
To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the...– Mark Twain