SkyTrain prototype (1982)
I don’t know what it means to be “happy”… Pleasure is not happiness. Because I kill pleasure – you know what I mean? I take too much of it, and therefore I make it non-pleasurable – like too much coffee, and you’re miserable. And I do that to pleasure often … there’s no pleasure that I haven’t actually made myself sick of.
The late Philip Seymour Hoffman on happiness, in conversation with philosopher Simon Critchley at the Rubin Museum in 2012. Complement with 7 excellent reads that attempt to shed light on the mysterious art-science of happiness.
I blogged over on the Webmaker Blog about our Webmaker Work Week. Go read it!
At the just-completed Mozilla Summit, Webmaker folks demo’d a nice upcoming feature - using TogetherJS from Mozilla Labs in Thimble to allow collaborative learning.
The past summer was huge for Webmaker: our newly redesigned site began to operate as a central hub for all our tools; the integrity of our site was tested at 1600 separate events around the world; 30,000 users signed up and we quickly learned where our weak spots lay. And then John Cusack told a million people to break the web with us
- Mozilla, the good parts.
I have some pretty obvious reasons for writing this. Babies and bathwater. But I just wanted to say something nice about...
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As Geoffrey mentioned, we gathered in Vancouver last week to kickoff the first official week of the Engagement team—the...
- Today my startup failed
No soft landing, no happy ending—we simply failed.
It’s been a long four year journey, full of highs and lows. I am...
I just noticed something strange on Wikipedia. It appears that gradually, over time, editors have begun the process of moving women, one by one,...”
- Webmaker in 2013: Collaborative Tools - Popcorn Maker
Yesterday, Jess Klein and I demonstrated the power of modern web technology as a...