– This Is My Office

[YouTubeUlar] <— 302 trending

Great coders… are today’s rock stars. That’s it!

Beautiful work by Hadi Partovi from for creating a pretty remarkable video about ideas, coding, and awesomeness from the leaders of today.

Steve Jobs – Apple
Bill Gates – Microsoft
Jack Dorsey – Twitter
Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook
Vanessa Hurst – Girl Develop It
Ruchi Sangvi – Dropbox
Drew Houston – Dropbox
Elena Silenok –
Gabe Newell – Valve
Chris Bosh – Miami Heat
Makinde – Facebook
Tony Hsieh – Zappos
Bronwen Grimes – Valve – The Black Eyed Peas


[60 second teaser] <— 307 [What Most Schools Don’t Teach – Short Short Film
[What Most Schools Don’t Teach – Short Film] <— 301

I Can’t Think!

I intentionally left my iCommunicationWithTheOutsideWorldDevice at home for a two day snowmobiling trip somewhere outside of Nowhere, Colorado.

No internet – No texts – No calls.

I was forced to focus on the relationships of who was actually there.
Never felt so good in my entire life.

Need proof of what is becoming of our brains ability to function in social overload…?

“Trying to drink from a firehose of information has harmful cognitive effects. And nowhere are those effects clearer, and more worrying, than in our ability to make smart, creative, successful decisions.”

“The research should give pause to anyone addicted to incoming texts and tweets. The booming science of decision making has shown that more information can lead to objectively poorer choices, and to choices that people come to regret.”

“If you think you’re a maximizer, the best prescription for you might be the “off” switch on your smart phone.”

[READ FULL] <— I Can't Think! - Newsweek

Facebook is Dangerous

“Facebook is amazing because it feels like you’re doing something and you’re not doing anything. It’s the absence of doing something, but you feel gratified anyway.”

Haha – can you honestly say this with a straight face. Read more about this and the girl who sends 27.000 text messages a month in [Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction]

2011 is all about the documenting the dangers of facebook.
Facebook is my middle name.