Do it because it's hard
It’s 3AM here in San Diego and I can’t sleep. Too many neurons firing. So I decided to hop on over to Quora and see if I can help answer some questions. In typical fashion I headed directly for the Fitbit topic area to see what people are talking about. To my pleasure I found this question: How hard is it for a startup to design hardware like Jawbone UP, Nike+ Fuelband, Fitbit,...
We are embarking on a new revolution of empowerment that is being ushered in by...– Thoughts during a great to be posted email conversation.
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programmableself: Required listening for anyone in the QS movement. I’ve had the pleasure of talking to Hugo Campos and he is an inspiring guy. I also recommend watching his TEDxCambridge talk.
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bustr: The multiverse, the universe, the world, history, everyone alive, your friends and family, you, your behavior, what you are doing right now. You can only change one of these things, and it’s not easy, and you’ll probably fail the first 38,000 times, but by eventually changing it you indirectly change all of the others. After figuring that out, the only remaining problem is figuring out...
All this chatter about gamify-ing and gamification has got me thinking. At the moment my thoughts can be boiled down to two things: 1) Users want to know, “Am I better today than I was yesterday?” 2) It is your job (developers) to not only answer that question, but to consistently help your users become their better selves. If you’re a user (and we all are) think about #1....