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Moving from marking towards feedback

How can speeding drivers be induced to slow down, given that conventional solutions, such as replacing speed limit signs and police crackdowns, seem not to work? 2,401 more words


Mobile Phones - Technological mediated telepathy

“What is so intriguing about this interplay between technology and the human imagination is that here we are dealing with the equation. As I imagine, so I become – and this is the very essence of magic.” – Nevill Drury… 197 more words

Knowledge Upgrade

Virtual APB finds the criminal and reveals the power of offline social networks

Ten years ago Eli and I were housemates. I moved away from State College, PA but she knew I still knew people there. That is this week why she tagged me and 100 of her closest Facebook friends with this message: 1,061 more words


Margins and Ecosystems

Tyler Cowen muses about algorithmic curation in Twitter, and he’s wrong, but he’s wrong for an interesting reason. Even more interestingly, while I was musing on it, that interesting reason was recently stated… 434 more words

Inside a Lead Time Distribution

My earlier post discussed:

  • how to measure lead time
  • how to analyze lead distribution charts
  • how to get better understanding of lead time by breaking down multimodal (work item type mix) lead time data sets into unimodal (by work item type)
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Success to the successful - a design opportunity

In one of Donella Meadows lectures she introduced the trap of systems where there is ‘success to the successful’. Otherwise known as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. 669 more words

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