Think Quarterly issue #1 is a lovely design and smart concept, with interesting articles, even if its Flash interface is annoying. It was produced by Google UK, and designed by TCO London.
At Google, we often think that speed is the forgotten ‘killer application’ — the ingredient that can differentiate winners from the rest. We know that the faster we deliver results, the more useful people find our service.
But in a world of accelerating change, we all need time to reflect. Think Quarterly is a breathing space in a busy world. It’s a place to take time out and consider what’s happening and why it matters.
(Via Bruce Mau Design.)
So, an immediate follow-up to the last post, since I forgot to add it. Sarah Carpenter concludes her article with this:
So, I pass the challenge back to you, Waylon: how can you achieve your goal for inner and outer peace, connecting within and beyond the choir to the masses, how to live a mindful life, without being so caught up in fame and money and dictatorship? And is anyone else making money off the publication besides you, yet?
Exactly some of the questions I’ve had for a few years, now. I wish Waylon success, and think he’s a good guy at heart, but I also question his strategies and tactics on a regular basis.
After she decided to quit after a couple of days on the job, Waylon asked her to write an article for the site explaining why she was leaving. The reasons sound awfully familiar:
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