Kent de Bruin

@kent

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Writing makes me think. โœ๏ธ If I break the habit I owe @Aaron. ๐Ÿ˜

Joined 24 February 2019.

Total writing: 65 days.

Current streak: 86 days.

Total word count: 24433 words (375 words on average per post)


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Capturing life

4 days ago, for day 137 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

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

5 days ago, for day 136 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

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 doesnโ€™t happen overnight. You have...


We are glued to it

1 week ago, for day 134 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

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 week ago, for day 133 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

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 week ago, for day 132 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

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 week ago, for day 130 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

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 week ago, for day 129 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

Brief Answer to the Big Questions - Stephen Hawking The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author ofย A Brief History of Timeย leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.โ€จโ€จThe Big questions are: Is there a God? How did it all begin? -...


Exploring - Design nudging (2 of 2)

1 week ago, for day 128 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

*Nudging comes from the field of behavioural economics. Although behavioural economics is a science that is studied for almost forty years, it was the book โ€˜Nudgeโ€™ written by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein in 2008 that put nudging on the map. In Nudge, Thaler and Sunstein propose us...


Some notes on Creativity, Inc

2 weeks ago, for day 127 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

I just finished reading Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull. People and Ideas People > Ideas: Give a good idea to a mediocre team and theyโ€™ll screw it up. Give a mediocre idea to a brilliant team and theyโ€™ll either fix it or throw it away and come up with...


Exploring - Design nudging (1 of 2)

2 weeks ago, for day 126 by Kent de Bruin ๐Ÿ’Ž

I am exploring design nudging. So today just a glimpse of that exploration and no real post. I will use this research to build a new post on behavioral design at some point Do you really need to print: ๐Ÿ’ก Wouldn't it be amazing if they would add some...

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