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The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #84

by | August 26, 2016, 10:13am

  1. Holy shit! I co-wrote a book. You can read it right now! | “Org Design for Design Orgs, the book I co-wrote with Kristin Skinner, is now available as an ebook. You can order it from Amazon or O’Reilly.”
  2. The Next Wave: Organizational Mindfulness | “Organizational mindfulness began outside of the organization as something great leaders practiced to stay focused or high performing employees tapped into to relieve stress. Now this mindfulness is making its way to the inside. What if when mindfulness is taught and practiced inside the organization it could improve how we communicate and collaborate and produce better results?”
  3. Taking mental health discussions off the bench at work | “How one startup is helping employees combat stigmas around stress.”
  4. At 25, the World Wide Web Is Still a Long Way From Reality | “Twenty-five years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee unleashed the World Wide Web, publishing the first public webpage. Well, maybe. The exact date is controversial. But now is as good a time as any to check in on the state of the web, which did more than any other technology to take the Internet mainstream. From its humble and uncertain beginnings, it became a platform for just about everything we do online, from email and instant messaging to voice chat and video. The question is whether it ever fulfilled its promise.”
  5. Typography is impossible | “The practical guide to why laying out type never quite does what you want.”
  6. Star Trek™ Forever Stamps to be Dedicated Sept. 2 | “Nearly 50 years to the day of its original airing, the U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the iconic 1960s television show Star Trek by dedicating the Star Trek Forever stamps in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.”
  7. Blackbox | “Blackbox is a new shipping company from the creators of Cards Against Humanity.”
  8. How Steve Jobs Saved Nike (and Apple) With 1 Simple Piece of Advice | “Why going after every opportunity can kill your business.”
  9. Apple’s Product Development Process – Inside the World’s Greatest Design Organization | “Apple’s Product Development Process may be one of the most successful design process ever implemented. With the company verging on becoming the world’s first $1 trillion business organization – there’s a lot that designers can learn from Apple and introduce into their own design environments.”
  10. Laika Was Crazy Enough To Animate A 16-Foot Tall Skeleton for ‘Kubo and The Two Strings’ | “Of all the many achievements in Laika’s newest stop-motion animated adventure, Kubo and the Two Strings, opening today in U.S. theaters, clearly the biggest is the Giant Skeleton. Sixteen feet tall and weighing 400 pounds, the skeleton is considered by the studio to be the largest stop motion puppet ever made.”

Image: animation from Blackbox, link #7.