Kent de Bruin


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Building up the habit

Joined 24 February 2019.

Total writing: 88 days.

Current streak: 16 days.

Total word count: 44279 words (503 words on average per post)

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Design sprint idea

1 year ago, for day 143 by Kent de Bruin

Design sprint A design sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping and testing ideas with customers. Often these questions are about potential new products or services, or new features for existing offerings. Sprint is ideal for the big challenges, for projects that...

Summary: The world is not a desktop

1 year ago, for day 142 by Kent de Bruin

What is the metaphor for the computer of the future? The intelligent agent? The television (multimedia)? The 3-D graphics world (virtual reality)? The StarTrek ubiquitous voice computer? The GUI desktop, honed and refined? The machine that magically grants our wishes? I think the right answer is "none of the above",...

Orchestrate Serendipity

1 year ago, for day 141 by Kent de Bruin

Did you ever think about the design of a newspaper? The artifact has some unique features that have made it so attractive to read in. There are a lot of factors that go into the subliminal affordances, affordances that one may want to look at. Designers have to first think...

Capturing life

1 year ago, for day 137 by Kent de Bruin

In the last weeks, I had this strange feeling that I want to capture more of myself. After reading a tweet by Paul Graham it just hit me: *"Something I wish I'd done while my mother was still alive: I wish I'd written an essay, just for myself, about what...

Some Random Points for Life

1 year ago, for day 136 by Kent de Bruin

Random thoughts of today Creation: De last few months were focused on creation. I am coming to the conclusion that creation is my main driver in life. It is the perfect way to show and express yourself. It is all about leaving a legacy. Creation doesn’t happen overnight. You have...

We are glued to it

1 year ago, for day 134 by Kent de Bruin

Today, I was standing at the train station waiting for my train to arrive. It was pleasant weather. The sun was out with a nice little breeze and a pleasant 18-degree temperature. I felt great just doing nothing for a moment and enjoying the commute. It was rush hour, so...

MDD interview (2 of 2)

1 year ago, for day 133 by Kent de Bruin

Think of a design artifact (anything, from a website, to a video game, to a cellphone, to a vending machine in your school) that you particularly like/dislike from your perspective as a designer. Be prepared to describe it, and present a convincing argument supporting your opinion. The problem of technology....

MDD interview (1 of 2)

1 year ago, for day 132 by Kent de Bruin

A 60-second pitch about you as a designer. What are your strongest points? How do you work in a team? My strongest point lies at the intersection of business, design and customer centricity. I have a good understanding of the industry and I would like to innovate on top of...

The homo digitus

1 year ago, for day 130 by Kent de Bruin

Mark Rolston - Argodesign Smartphones, we are glued to our phone. A new pattern of computing. It's called spatial computing. A series of technologies that bring it into our world. What we want is an integrated reality. And our own DIY reality. Like Magic Leap, the AR company that...

Brief Answer to the Big Questions

1 year ago, for day 129 by Kent de Bruin

Brief Answer to the Big Questions - Stephen Hawking The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.

The Big questions are: Is there a God? How did it all begin? -...

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