An unnatural collision of spaces and routines

As the pandemic smashed the world, the rooms in my two-bedroom apartment have created split personalities for themselves, almost unexpectedly.

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August 7, 2020

Communities warped by design

The size, shape, and texture of our communities slowly change over time. It’s as if they naturally made up their minds in how to evolve. People move in and out, and development happens here and there. It’s subtle in that we barely recognize that it’s constantly morphing.

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July 30, 2020

Read more by reading slowly

A few years ago I read a book, “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion.” Not long after, I blindly referred the book to a friend, who immediately asked me to give me a 30-second pitch on why he should read it.

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July 21, 2020

The most important thing you need to know about design

I’ll let you in on a secret that you may not have been told: You, my friend, know what good design is.

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July 22, 2020

Missing a pedal

25 miles into a 600-mile bike trip between Montreal and Buffalo, the right pedal of my bike falls off.

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July 22, 2020