1. A wrist-worn doohickey for health tracking and notifications will become commonplace if a compelling product can hit the $199 price point.

  2. Siri, Still Not a Competent Digital Assistant

    So I tried Siri again today. I figured maybe it had improved since I tried it last a year or so ago. Me: What is a good place for lunch between here and {my destination}? Siri: This restaurant is near you: {restaurant info} (double-check, uh yep, that isn’t on the way – it’s actually in…

  3. What do I look for when #hiring? A curious tangential thinker with a great memory and completionist tendencies is a good place to start.

  4. It may not be true that 80% of success is just showing up, but not showing up will prevent success 100% of the time.

  5. Just learned there are people out there that don’t use the “week starts on Monday” calendar view. Savages.

  6. Colorado Mountain College →

    A pretty cool case study we released last week on creating a WordPress-powered website for Colorado Mountain College.

    This post is part of the thread: Crowd Favorite – an ongoing story on this site. View the thread timeline for more context on this post.

  7. Withings Activité →

    This is definitely more than a little appealing. Unfortunately:

    1. It’s not shipping (yet)
    2. It doesn’t have a way of receiving notifications

    I’d love to stop carrying a separate Fitbit and watch. My experience with the Pebble has shown me that being able to see notifications without pulling my phone out of my pocket is actually a nice feature.

    (thanks John)