“What is my particular area of expertise and what am I doing to present that unique, differentiating factor in the best possible way?”
— Matthew Shadbolt, On Expertise — Medium

A delightful interaction in Gmail. When you get to the last file while tabbing through photos, Gmail automatically raises up its photo browser.

“It might take us a lifetime to find out what it is we need to say. Most of us fall into where our feelings are headed while we’re quite young. But the beauty of all this uncertainty would be that in the process of exhausting all the possibilities, we might actually stumble unconsciously into the recognition of something that’s useful to us, that speaks to a deep need within ourselves. At the same time, I like to think that in order for any of us to really do anything new, we can’t know exactly what it is we are doing.”

The Man Who Invented the High Five

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Glenn Burke popularized the high five in the late 1970s. He was also the first openly gay baseball player.

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The difference between an app and a website: - a website is a repository of information that is static for the most part - an application encourages habitual use through interaction

Seen: Helvetica and Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight. The rest have been added to the list of things I really ought to consume but probably never will.

Beautiful, raw, demo of Wild Heart.