Study says: Loud bar music makes people drink... →
“One, in agreement with previous research on music, food and drink, high sound levels may have caused higher arousal, which led the subjects to drink faster and to order more drinks,” Gueguen said. “Two, loud music may have had a negative effect on social interaction in the bar, so that patrons drank more because they talked less.”
Italy is the defending champion, but they didn’t deserve to win last time around...– From this wonderful World Cup preview at n+1 which is still a great read while group play carries on. via Daring Fireball
Are people willing to tell you that you’re wrong, asks Walt. “Of course,”...– From D8 Conference
I’ll tell you a secret. It began with the tablet. I had this idea about having a...– Steve Jobs, at D8 Conference I love that one UI guy invented a scrolling mechanic that led to products on which Apple has staked its future. There’s a message in there to companies that treat talent/personnel as interchangeable cogs.