Things I Read - July 27, 2014

  • Ira Glass, This American Life host and producer, shares how he works, and ends with a direct, inspirational quote at the end: “Go looking for an idea and it’ll show up. Begin now. Be a f*cking soldier about it and be tough.”
  • A look at how labeling yourself designer or developer may be a big part of succoming to imposters syndrome, and how you can look at it in a positive way to feel better about what you do for a living.
  • This website ain’t perfect, but it’s more than not having one at all. This short piece states that it’s a disservice to your industry not to share what you’re doing, and that you shouldn’t wait for perfection.
  • A look at what it would look like if famous brand logos were responsive
  • The Customer is Mostly Wrong - a look into the Steve Jobs mindset that customers don’t know what they want until you show it to them, and more.