Man … sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present. The result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived. The Dalai Lama

Found in this pretty recommendable article: „Slow The Fuck Down

If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. Paul Neal Adair, bekannt als Red Adair
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. Albert Einstein
If you’re worrying about yourself—if you’re thinking: ‘Am I succeeding? Am I in the right position? Am I being appreciated?’ – then you’re going to end up feeling frustrated and stuck. But if you can keep it about the work, you’ll always have a path. There’s always something to be done. Barack Obama

Videos of Beyond Tellerrand 2016 in Berlin

Unfortunately I couldn’t make it to Beyond Tellerrand in Berlin this year, but thanks to Marc Thiele, the videos of all talks are already online! (Well, actually there were online right after btconf has finished last week).
Many thanks!

★ A highlight was the talk of Mike Monteiro („Let Us Now Praise Ordinary People“) ★


Also on my watch list:

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Where Are The World’s Best Open Device Labs?

Guess what, one of the world’s best Open Device Labs is hosted in Frankfurt! Thanks Gemma Church and the Smashing Magazine for mentioning!

With continued five-star ratings, this lab is a popular choice with its users and engages in regular meetups. It has 32 devices and offers paid testing sessions for larger companies. This busy lab also requests users to make an appointment before turning up.

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A designer’s job is to solve problems. And you have a very limited amount of time on Earth. And limited resources. So make sure the problems you take on are worth solving. Your job is not to do what your told. You not only get to ask why, you have to ask why. Mike Monteiro

Developers “Own” The Code, So Shouldn’t Designers “Own” The Experience?

If you ever find yourself in a situation where you’re not sure why something was designed in a particular way, and think it could be done better, don’t just dive in and start making changes. Similarly, if you hit a technical roadblock and think it would make your lives easier to design something a different way, go talk to your designer.Andy Budd