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A Tumblg by Benjamin Dauer, Senior Interactive Designer at NPR and experimental musician/composer.

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Make design like you make love; passionately, attentively, and hopefully not by yourself with only a computer.

Of course, the netbook was supposed to replace the laptop and be used by millions around the world. Forget the netbook. It’s a slow, clunky piece of junk. Do I want to look like the guy who couldn’t afford a real computer or the guy who went to the future and brought back a device that’s as cool as I imagine I am?

- Neil Young, CEO, ngmoco (/via WIRED Magazine)

"Design is in everything we make, but it’s also between those things. It’s a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy."

- Erik Adigard

All families are embarrassing. If they aren’t embarrassing, they’re dead.

- Kitty Foreman

The perfect is the enemy of the good.

- Voltaire

See you standing in the door against the dark
Fireflies around you like a crown of sparks
You blow me a kiss that blurs my vision
Blurs the human condition

— Bruce Cockburn, ‘Live On My Mind’

He who throws mud only loses ground.

- Fat Albert

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