Until you quiet the resistance and commit to actually shipping things that...– Seth’s Blog: The reason productivity improvements don’t work (as well as they could)
Left to our base instincts, we’d all probably spend that scheduled time,...– Why In-Person Socializing Is A Mandatory To-Do Item | Fast Company I need to force myself to do this more. My hermit tendencies are getting the best of me these days.
Why Menu and Hours?
Some people have said that Menu and Hours is “reinventing the wheel” because apps like Urbanspoon already do what Menu and Hours is going to do and they do it for free. I, respectfully, disagree. Menu and Hours is going to give you the contact info, the location, the hours and the menu of restaurants in an elegant package that is focused on delivering the best user experience...
Innovation, invention, and great design are almost always about applying...– Copycats | Go Make Things I admit to a little frustration at folks who diss Menu and Hours because “such and such already does that.” Yeah it might sort of do that in a way that makes for a really poor user experience, in my opinion. If it works brilliantly for you that’s great...
A failure is a project that doesn’t work, an initiative that teaches you...– Seth Godin on The difference between a failure and a mistake (via misterjt)
(via Menu and Hours: An iPhone App by Michelle Jones — Kickstarter) With your help I’m going to launch an amazing iPhone app that will give you the information you want about restaurants without any of the stuff you hate about restaurant websites.
Rudeness is the weak person’s imitation of strength”.– Do unto others… | Sarah Parmenter, a web and UI designer.
But this, today’s new Twitter, is something else. It’s an attempt at a best way...– Daring Fireball: The New Twitter (R.I.P. Tweetie) When I started planning Menu and Hours I debated web app versus native app. I really do thing an app designed specifically for platforms provides a better user experience than universal web apps at this time.
The metaphor I use is a train. They opened a Chabad house—who’dve thought Bel...– Two Non-Jews, One Jewish Marriage - by Marc Tracy - Tablet Magazine – A New Read on Jewish Life Great metaphor.
Brenner runs, with a partner, EcoGlatt, a kosher meat company established in...– A Colorado Couple Raises Animals for Kosher, Organic, Premium Cuts of Meat – Tablet Magazine Yes. This is, in my opinion, how kosher meat should be raised and slaughtered. Factory farmed meat falls far, far short of the spirit of kashrut and of the standards of ethical behavior towards animals that...
I told that kraut a fucking thousand times that I don’t roll on Shabbos!” The...– No. 15: The Big Lebowski - by Liel Leibovitz - Tablet Magazine – A New Read on Jewish Life “The rest is commentary.” Heh, heh, heh. If you don’t get the reference: http://www.forward.com/articles/14250/
December 2011: “Gingrich then wins sustained applause for saying that as...– From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - by Marc Tracy - Tablet Magazine – A New Read on Jewish Life
nickd: Charge money for your work. Don't be a jerk... →
taphead: Two things happened this morning that are worth further comment. First, The AV Club’s interview of Dan Sinker, AKA @MayorEmanuel, where, buried a little ways down the page: Because [Chicago-founded Groupon and Threadless] are companies that aren’t founded on California principles … which I… “Make something cool, charge people for it, take their money, keep making cool...
Were you a big Gowalla fan? Did you like Dodgeball? Did you think Trunk.ly...– Don’t Be A Free User (Pinboard Blog)
Zeus Jones: Why Small, Local Businesses Are the... →
tcdailyplanet: This post, by our occasional contributor Becky Lang, for local marketing firm Zeus Jones spotlights a great way for local independent businesses to use social media to distinguish themselves from their big-brand competitors. hellozeusjones: The other day, for obvious reasons, I ended up on the Facebook page of a local donut shop. I didn’t know much about the place, and I wanted...
There’s a fourth option: Start a company, build a great product, sell your...– Link: The startup choice: Get big or get bought - (37signals)