Link: Optimize your life #11 – A case for a good night’s sleep Go to sleep! I am, of course, speaking to myself. Healthy 30 year olds restricted to four hours of sleep a night over six days had parts of their body chemistry performing at the level of a 60 year old.
Link: Hilarious Mashup Video from Internet Documentary
Link: Cherokee traditional rite of passage to manhood.
Link: David Allen on setting priorities (via Instapaper)
Link: iPhone Review Process Joe Conway raises a lot of good points. It seems like a lot of developers have become increasingly upset about the review process, but I wonder what the answer is – Drop all reviewing and let it all in? Review only for security issues? Just try to be more transparent? I …
Link: Thou shalt not covet
Link: Numbers Guy : The New Yorker Fun to read survey of one model of how the brain works. I wonder if we can leverage any of this in computers. Like scale out compute systems that broadcast messages without confirming everyone received it. A system that is super fast, but makes mistakes. (via Instapaper)
Link: Nintendo profits freefall as iPhone cuts into portable game sales Wondered if this would happen. I know my own kids are much more interested in an iPod touch than a DS.
Link: Motorola Design Influenced by Verizon “Can you imagine Apple taking industrial design feedback from a carrier?” Can you imagine Apple needing to take industrial design feedback from a carrier?
Link: How to Write With Style, by Kurt Vonnegut Absolutely wonderful essay by Kurt Vonnegut – a good companion piece to the “Elements of Style”. (via Instapaper)