Design and shipped products @Chegg • @Criteo • @Raptr • @Striim • @Nectar • currently @stealth
I define startups as companies that don’t have control of their own destiny because they rely on investor cash infusions to operate. When asked, “How’s business?”, I always replied “I don’t have a business yet, we’re still a startup…
…te “habit-forming” from “addicting.” The clearest difference I grokked from Eyal’s writing is this: If the product manipulates us into a compulsion that is said to be good for the our wellbeing, that’s called habit-forming. If it’s bad for our wellbeing, then it’s called an addiction.
“Design makes ideas tangible so that they can be understood and evaluated before committing them to reality.”