Responses to Sneezing →
youmightfindyourself: In Albanian, one says Shëndet (shuhn-det), to which typical responses are Faleminderit, meaning “Thank you”, or Shëndet paç, meaning literally “May you have health”. In American Sign Language, it would be appropriate to do the Excuse-Me sign. In Arabic , a response is صحة (Sahha), which likely evolved from the word صحة (Sihha), meaning “health”, or نشوة (Nashweh) which...
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not...– Rainer Maria Rilke
Ode to the Artichoke
by Pablo Neruda The artichoke With a tender heart Dressed up like a warrior, Standing at attention, it built A small helmet Under its scales It remained Unshakeable, By its side The crazy vegetables Uncurled Their tendrills and leaf-crowns, Throbbing bulbs, In the sub-soil The carrot With its red mustaches Was sleeping, The grapevine Hung out to dry its branches Through which...
from the ground
One of the first and most important steps in designing for users is to abandon our point of view long enough to understand how users perceive our decisions. The Nazca Lines in Peru are a quick analogue to explain what I mean. These enormous, gorgeous, beautiful and rich geoglyphs took a great deal of effort and even more vision. Carved into the Peruvian desert thousands of years ago, the...
Identify new opportunities that address unmet user needs– Inspire UX
sherry: Janis Joplin, Summertime