June 2018

Humanity and hegemony

I’ve always been shocked by humanity’s outsized impact on the earth. After all, we’re recent arrivals on the scene and there are far fewer of us than most animals and insects. We shouldn’t have affected big things like ecosystems yet, right? Yet a new study found that [humans have destroyed 83% of all wild mammals…more

[Five principles to design by]( http://bokardo.com/archives/five-principles-to-design-by/), by Joshua Porter: > 1. Technology serves humans 2. Design is not art 3. The experience belongs to the user 4. Great design is invisible 5. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication I’ve learned most of these the hard way…take the shortcut by following the list!