Archive for the ‘culture’ Category

I read FB’s announcement yesterday and thought it was mildly interesting: getting companies to create their own profiles on FB and then allowing them to place “Social Ads” next to feed entries that (organically) relate to a company’s product or service. Nice ideas but (1) the company-with-profile isn’t really a new concept, and (2) the […]

Less is more


I recently added that quote to my Facebook profile. Though I’ve seen it attributed to a 19th century poet named Robert Browning, it is most commonly (and relevantly) attributed to 20th century architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Over the years, I’ve increasingly become a fan of minimalism — in music, design and my general […]

So maybe one of this year’s bonus recipients will buy the rooftop digs.