Thoughts on Digital Minimalism
A product without design cannot work. A product that doesn’t work cannot be designed.
Every business idea starts with a simple goal - to bring something good into the world. You see a way to change the status quo, to make life better, or to solve a problem. So why do most businesses fail? It comes down to people, and more specifically the amount of people, in the organization.
Do this first, and delegating becomes easy. Skip it, and you'll never find peace in your digital life.
There's a void in our world. And it grows larger every day. Yet simultaneously it's become less overt and tangible, harder to identify, yet it encroaches further. You can sense it right now as you listen to my voice.
We're in the throes of a digital war. Kingdoms once mighty have fallen. Insurgents and rebels are gaining foothold. Yet unfortunately, everyday individuals are the pawns being laid to waste on the battlefield.
Software design is nothing new, engineers have been duking it out over the years, whether it's command line interface vs. graphical interface, mouse vs. touch input, or open file structure vs. closed file structure. And now we stand at another crossroad. What is the ideal mobile experience?
Hundreds of years ago, before the invention of the airplane, satellite, or GPS, astronomers sought an answer to the most basic of questions: "Where am I?"
Kate Adams is an an actor and performer in Los Angeles with a modern sensibility and a deliberate style. So when it came to focusing her online presence, she needed to make a strong impact. From shaping a website to building a digital press kit, there was plenty of work to be done. During a recent visit to Brooklyn, she sat down with us to talk about her tech workflow.