“In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost.” - Edward de Bono via (Emerging Futures Lab)
black friday thoughts
Where else in the world would you have a day celebrating the spirit of shopping ?..but america.consumerism at its wretched best. its kinda funny to hear people talking about recession and people getting killed in walmart stampedes in the same breath. why should i create products that fuel this stupidity? where is the REAL need for designers? for problem solvers? every passing day, i find...
“I admire Nurses and elementary school teachers. They can create a lot out of nothing “ - Joyce Bromberg I watched this quote come to reality at Emory Crawford-Long hospital today as I was observing nurses go about their tasks.I have a new found respect for their job, their skills and their ability to show empathy, under constant pressure. I seek to understand their workflow and...
earning money gives you confidence.
i feel confident as a designer. i feel i am on the right path. i need more oppurtunities to express myself ..let me correct myself…I need to grab more oppurtunities and actually move my ass to do LESS whining and more work.
The future workforce (army) of Toyota motors India. Japanese rigor meets Indian ambitions…take 2. “Since Toyota entered the Indian market a decade ago, its market share has slipped to 3.5% from a high of 4.7% in 2003, in part because its lineup here lacked a small, low-priced car.” small+low priced + fuel efficient I am surprised toyota took so long to get the indian...
new things i have realised today
experiment or die fail miserably die trying, fight until death friends are assets.be good to them.
Of invisible competences.
So I am reading this interesting book on the evolution of india into a mature economy.(Its a pity i cant get these books in the US, at the same time i am so effing happy that i decided to buy books on my trip to india.) anyways, so one of the issues that has constantly perplexed/ irritated me for several years is the lack of visible history of MAKING in india. It could be that i am not looking...