Welcome to my digital notebook.

This is (roughly) my digital zettelkasten, a collection of interlinked atomic notes about anything that interests me. In general, they will talk about strategy, research, UX, product development, learning, and knowledge management, but might stray pretty far afield from that sometimes.

Consider this my "digital garden." It's hobby work. I collect ideas that I am interested in, and I try to cultivate them as best I can. (Not sure where to get started? Try the _Index).

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Three Models of Human-Machine Collaboration From Pop Culture

Alexis Lloyd identifies three models of human-machine collaboration from popular culture.

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Three Clicks Rule Is a Myth

The so-called three-clicks rule in digital design is a dated practice and doesn't hold up to much scrutiny.

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Think About the Future Across Multiple Planes and Timezones

Futurists must consider the probable, the plausible, and the possible, as well as different time horizons.

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There Is No Set Formula to Determine an Appropriate Sample Size for Qualitative Research.

Determining an appropriate sample size in qualitative research can be difficult to estimate up front.

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The Orientation Phase of OODA Is Where the Greatest Risk and Opportunity Lies

The orientation phase is the most critical phase of the OODA loop, where both the greatest risk and the greatest opportunity can be found.

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Test Digital Experiences Longitudinally

Because a user's perception of an experience is not static, it's important to evaluate the experience longitudinally.

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Talking Heads Avoidance Device (Elizabeth George)

Elizabeth George's Talking Heads Avoidance Device (THAD) is a fiction writing technique for combining action with dialogue.

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Take Notes with Connection in Mind

When taking notes, take into consideration how the new notes will connect to ideas that have already been recorded. This facilitates drawing new connections.

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Sustainable Strategy Cannot Be Easily Replicated

A sustainable long-term strategy must be one that cannot be easily duplicated by a competitor.

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Subjectivism Suggests that Our Senses and Emotions Are Our Best Guides to Truth

Subjectivism argues that senses, emotions, and intuition provide the best means for apprehending truth.

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