The issue of focus: A rare glimpse into Jony Ive’s approach to design

Over the weekend, the New York Times published an article about Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. The major point of the article is to focus on how Cook has successfully handled the transition away from Steve Jobs, as evidenced in the recent Worldwide Developer’s Conference. Almost as a postscript to that profile on Cook, the […]

Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents to the competition – is he crazy?

Elon Musk has accomplished many amazing feats. He leads the way in electric cars with Tesla, has made private space travel and transportation feasible (even beating NASA on quality), and he has produced the absolute best business model for residential solar energy generation with SolarCity. But his latest move has pundits really scratching their heads. […]

A new medium for communicating: Nancy Duarte’s “Slidedocs”

Mitch Joel, podcaster, blogger, and digital marketing agency thought leader, recently featured the incomparable Nancy Duarte on the Six Pixels of Separation podcast. She leads the world’s greatest presentation design firm, Duarte, which has been responsible for producing such noteworthy presentations for folks like David Allen (of Getting Things Done fame), ESPN, Twitter, Citrix, Michael […]

Tim Jenison shares a glimpse into how he replicated Vermeer’s amazing 17th century photorealistic techniques

From BoingBoing: Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? Here’s how he conducted his experiment. “I was sitting in the bathtub in 2008 when I thought of […]