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  1. Superhuman’s Founder on How to Move Beyond Gamification

    Forget gamification. If you want to make software that feels like play, rather than work, it requires tapping into deeper, more intrinsic motivations. And that’s about game design. Rahul Vohra, the Founder and CEO of Superhuman, shares how he has designed an enterprise product that people actually want to play with. He breaks down the seven principles of game design and how they give users an experience that’s rewarding, fun, and productive.

    Highlights The reason business software today feels like work [0:50] Why game design is not gamification [1:12] The 5 factors Rahul uses when designing games [3:06] Defining concrete goals for your products [3:44] Exploring models to design emotion into your products [5:08] Creating rapid and robust controls for business software[7:24] Why the best games include toys [8:46] Demo of Superhuman’s favorite toy — the time autocompleter [9:03] Rahul defines flow and how to achieve it [10:56] Why flow depends on balancing challenge and skill [13:50] Summary of Rahul’s 7 Principles of game design [15:22]

    Pull quotes “Games need goals. In fact, goals are a defining feature of games. But we can’t just have any goals. We need good goals. And for a game, good goals are concrete, achievable, and rewarding.” “The best games create strong emotions because emotions are the fou…

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  2. My journey from Marine to actor | Adam Driver

    Before he fought in the galactic battles of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Adam Driver was a United States Marine with 1/1 Weapons Company. He tells the story of how and why he became a Marine, the complex transition from soldier to civilian — and Arts in the Armed Forces, his nonprofit that brings theater to the military. Because, as he says: "Self-expression is just as valuable a tool as a rifle on your shoulder." Followed by a spirited performance of Marco Ramirez’s "I am not Batman" by Jesse J. Perez and Matt Johnson. (Adult language)

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  3. For A More Ordered Life, Organize Like A Chef : The Salt : NPR

    The French phrase mise-en-place means to gather and arrange the ingredients and tools needed for cooking. But for many culinary professionals, its organizing principles are also a way of life.

    http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2014/08/11/338850091/for-a-more-ordered-life-organize-like-a-chef

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  4. David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD) (#384) – The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

    "Your head’s for having ideas, not for holding them." — David Allen David Allen (@gtdguy) is one of the world’s most influential thinkers on productivity, and his 35 years of experience as a management consultant and executive coach have earned him the titles of "personal productivity guru…

    https://tim.blog/2019/09/03/david-allen-getting-things-done/

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  5. Tobi Lütke — The Oracle of Ottawa

    Shopify founder

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  6. Track Changes: This Is Haughey Do It

    The evolution of MetaFilter: this week Paul Ford and Rich Ziade talk to Matt Haughey, the founder of MetaFilter, the collection of sites and communities that Paul describes as “one of the real success stories of the web.” The conversation covers Matt’s early career at Pyra Labs, the accessibility of digital technologies, his current job as a writer for Slack, and how if you spend enough time publishing online, you’ll inevitably attract the attention of two groups — trolls and lawyers.

    http://trackchanges.libsyn.com/this-is-haughey-do-it

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  7. The Big Web Show #23: Paul Ford - 5by5

    The Big Web Show #23: Paul Ford - 5by5

    http://5by5.tv/bigwebshow/23

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  8. There’s still hope for building on the web - The Verge

    Nilay Patel interviews Paul Ford about his hopefulness in tech, his recent piece in Wired, and the state of building stuff for the web.

    https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/6/20751655/paul-ford-interview-web-writer-programmer-vergecast-podcast

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  9. 5by5 | The Big Web Show #90: Paul Ford

    The amazing Paul Ford is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest in Episode No. 90 of The Big Web Show (“everything web that matters”). In a fast-moving hour, the two long-time web architects discuss computer system emulators on the web, designing web archives, the value

    http://5by5.tv/bigwebshow/90

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  10. Scratching the Surface — 64. Paul Ford

    1. Paul Ford Paul Ford is a writer, programmer, educator, and technologist. He is currently the co-founder of Postlight, a digital product studio in New York and teaches at the School of Visual Arts….

    http://scratchingthesurface.fm/post/170859573600/64-paul-ford

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