17 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Qualities

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On ZURB over 2 years ago.
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3 Qualities of a Great Founder

Understanding the difference between desire and passion

Perseverance - ability to withstand criticism and push forward

3. Approachable - ability to be accessible to emplyees/customers.

It's Not About the Thing, It's About People.

Many entrepreneurs think that their business is about a thing — the product that they are building. That's a big mistake. Business is not about the thing, it's about the people. Focus on people, …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 4 years ago.
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The 7 Unique Qualities of the 7th Mass Medium

Mobile Design and Development cites an old blog entry of Ahonen's, in which he lists 5 unique qualities of mobile as a medium . Ahonen wrote a later article, bumping that number up to 7 . They're things worth keeping in mind when you're designing mobile apps. Depending on your point of view, some of the qualities may be good things or bad things, but no matter what you think of them, you have to account …

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By Matt of Signal vs. Noise over 4 years ago.
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…warning about singling out individual elements — the idea that cherry picking is a pipe dream. Qualities cannot thrive out of context. Everything is interwoven.

The soul of a carrot

A related example (popularized by Michael Pollan): the soul of a carrot . Scientists keep trying to isolate the part of a carrot that makes it healthy. They have identified 15 carotenes in the carrot, yet carotene pills do not replicate the health benefits of munching on actual carrots. Pollan…

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