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Planning is Worse Than Guessing

Planning is the original sin of Linear Design. It’s a seductive temptress that promises the pleasures of certainty at the expense of unseen opportunities. These are hefty costs to bare, especially for a pleasure that isn’t so pleasurable in the long-run. Building a plan is a quick contact high. But it dissipates just as quickly, [...]
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Baby Elephant Gleefully Blows Bubbles In A Pond

Lifestyle / Women's Interest : The Frisky (4 hours ago)

Sometimes it’s easy to forget the simple pleasures in life. This baby elephant at the Hamburg Zoo can’t contain his excitement over blowing bubbles in a pond with his trunk. The glee on his face says it all! [Tastefully Offensive] Read Post

The Secrets of Pleasure

Lifestyle / Happiness : Goodlife Zen (3 years ago)

By Mary Jaksch What gives you pleasure? Maybe that’s easy to answer. But why does it give you pleasure? That’s more difficult to say exactly. Watch the TED video by Paul Bloom about the origines of pleasure. You’ll find it below. (I... Read Post

Debating Eating Animals at MoMA

Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare : Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach (3 hours ago)

On Thursday evening, April 17, I had the pleasure to participate in a program at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City in which we discussed the following proposition: “Design can allow us to humanely include animal produ... Read Post

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