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parislemon: Farhad Manjoo on the new Square Stand: Translation: Credit cards will be here for a good long time. This isn’t a novel admission; Dorsey has always said that he doesn’t think plastic will go away anytime soon. But the launch of the Square Stand—a device engineered to improve the credit card experience—shows how deeply Square is betting on credit cards. It’s as if, after building...
maxistentialist: Wikipedia: [Jeremy Clarkson’s] fondness for wearing jeans has been blamed by some for the decline in sales of denim in the mid-1990s, particularly Levi’s, because of their being associated with middle aged men, the so-called “Clarkson effect.” Being so lame that you make cool things lamer by way of sheer proximity is called “The Clarkson Effect.”
Being negative is not how we make progress.– Larry Page (via davemorin)
Just because you’re offended doesn’t make you right.– Ricky Gervais (via gq)
Got my butt kicked in a 25k today. Ended up being good motivation to start training.
No, I don’t have your 3-hole punch. What would I use it for— putting print-outs...– (via meetingboy)
Add a hashtag to it” is not a marketing plan.– (via meetingboy)
One minute you’re strolling through a high desert plateau, the next—with...– Road Trip | The Ultimate Direction Buzz
How Jenna Lyons Transformed J.Crew Into A Cult... →
parislemon: Danielle Sacks: Not since Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive at Apple has a creative pairing been as intriguing and fruitful as that of Drexler and Lyons. Drexler became chairman and CEO at J.Crew in 2003, four months after Gap fired him following a plunge in the company’s stock. His fall was both humiliating and motivational. Todd Snyder, Drexler’s former head of men’s wear at Gap,...
What's wrong with the new url-keys in Magento? -... →
magento-quickies: Some musings by Fabrizio Branca on changes to Magento’s product URL handling. I haven’t dug deeply into this, but it sounds like there’s a new typed (vs. a varchar), per store EAV attribute for product URL keys with unique indexing, but the unique indexing hasn’t been thought through completely. Hopefully this is fixed up before the 1.8 CE alpha becomes the shipping version.