Let customers see what they’re spending money on. No, not just a long stupid statement list, sorted by date. How about this: Write down the most common grocery stores in your country. Map their accounts to “Groceries”. Suddenly people can see approximately how much money they’ve spent in Grocery stores. Is there a big chunk of money that is sent to the same account every month? That might...
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viafrank: I don’t think I’ve heard anyone say “none of your business” in the past 10 years. This is either because social media has deteriorated our sense of entitlement to privacy, we all lust after visibility now, or my manners have gotten better. I can not decide. The word inception will soon be a…
When I was a kid I was very short. One day when my family and I were out sailing I met a boy my age. He was quite tall. I asked him how he did it. He was pretty sure his height depended on two things: Raise your hands to the sky every morning. Eat a lot of spaghetti. There you go.
A couple of weeks ago I worked on a project involving tracing pieces of an atlas. I bit tedious of course but after spending enough time analysing the shapes of countries, locations of capitals and paths of rivers I had a small realization. The atlas might be the biggest visual cliché in the universe but it is pretty darn stunning. Here she is:
I’m not a fan. I’m really not a fan. We have this notion that if one is clever enough, one can capture great wisdom in just a couple of words. This definition includes more than just sayings, of course, but they make a good example. Too often a saying shows up just to kill an argument. A well too used little phrace that is supposed to contain the absolute truth and cannot be...