"Once products become really popular,” he said, “there’s a tendency to expand into additional verticals. But I decided really early that what we were going to do instead is take what we have and go really deep on the user experience."
"Success starts not with bringing the suits and creatives together but with making sure you hire suits who are a little bit creative and designers who are energized by business issues."
Travelers look at a glass dome on a stainless-steel train car, April 1947Photograph by Willard Culver, National Geographic
Being a self taught designer, I’ve grown to question the educational system. It’s no news that the system is dated and needs to change as soon as possible. It’s flawed and definitely not fit for the 21st century. I’ve seen TED talks that even suggest alternative systems of teaching. But I guess we won’t now the results until tested. If ever.
A very close friend of mine today wrote an eye-opening blog post and put me in a different perspective. This friend of mine has been teaching for a few years now and she’s also one who questions things and challenges the status quo.
So from a teacher’s point of view, what does this all mean? How do teachers see it? Are teachers part of such an ancient system? Are they the problem/solution?
Read her full post here.