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If it’s waking you up, try writing it down

If you're losing sleep because you can't stop thinking about something, here's a disarmingly simple tip from Chris Guillebeau, author of The Art of Non-Conformity and The $100 Startup. I kept waking up...

Extreme program your life — do first, optimise last

Working as a digital designer (and amateur programmer) in Scotland I was briefly exposed (1) to the software development methodology of 'extreme programming', whose creator Kent Beck advocated coding first, and optimising...

How to stop being a graphic designer

If you're a designer and love your job, stop reading now. This article is not for you. But if being a graphic designer is getting you down, you need to...