Customers don’t care how much time something takes to build. They care only if it serves their needs. — Eric Reis, The Lean Startup The world is full of good ideas. I’m sure you’re full of good ideas too. I know I am. The question is: Does the world need your good ideas? And if … Continue reading Does the world need your good ideas?
After months, and months, and months, we’ve finally released the eight issue of Proxart Magazine, featuring Damien Jurado, Sean Pecknold, PAPA, Imogene & Willie, Poketo, Alex Eben Meyer, Colin Martin, Ian Schneller, Ryan Booth, and Devin Asaro. Clocking in at over 100 pages, this is our longest magazine by 32. I’m sure I’ll have more … Continue reading #PM8
The new Proxart site is live at Proxart.co. I couldn’t be happier with the design and functionality of this website. New magazine tomorrow. Continue reading http://proxart.co
From Wired’s interview with Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos: Stephen Levy: How has Amazon been able to reinvent itself so consistently over the past 15 years? Jeff Bezos: As a company, one of our greatest cultural strengths is accepting the fact that if you’re going to invent, you’re going to disrupt. A lot of entrenched interests … Continue reading Do The Work
I can quite vividly remember standing at the top of the hill. I was wearing a red t-shirt from Old Navy and some beige cargo shorts, with one foot atop a World Industries skateboard. Admittedly, even then, I didn’t really know how to skate. I was the kid that knew how to ollie — but only … Continue reading Scars
As you can see, it’s pretty simple. There are two rules, according to Merlin*: If you’re in the way, keep moving. If you stop moving, get out of the way. That’s it. Because if you’re truly a mover, obstructionism isn’t a viable option for you: (1) because if you’ve got somewhere important to go, it’s … Continue reading Keep moving. Get out of the way.
Usage is like oxygen for ideas. You can never fully anticipate how an audience is going to react to something you’ve created until it’s out there. That means every moment you’re working on something without it being in the public it’s actually dying, deprived of the oxygen of the real world. It’s even worse because development … Continue reading Just keep shipping.