Drew Mattke - Professional Technical Designer
 
 
2005-08-21
 

Blink

Blink :: by Malcolm Gladwell
Somewhat popular pop-psychology book with some interesting insights into decision-making and what influences our thought process.

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2005-08-30
 

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Innovation vs Comfort of legacy systems
A while back, a friend of mine recounted to me a nugget of wisdom from an old client who said, "you know what 'legacy system' means to me? It means that it works."...

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Drew Mattke, Technical Design Director







 
   
   
 
 
 

Here on my personal business site, learn more about me as a professional than a one-page resumé can impart. You'll also discover some insights that I am happy to share with you. These topics bring together elements of Design, Technology, and Business — with some random thoughts that tie back in ways you might not expect.

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Freakonomics :: by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

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This is an insightful book that highlights the learnings to be gained when you apply one science (economics) to another (sociology).
The book poses and answers some interesting questions such as: "Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?" and "Why do drug dealers still live with their moms?"

 

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Random Access 27

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Another random topic to come here.
Maybe we'll talk about the strangely dream-like world of Kafka and how his Castle so reminds me of working for a certain large company whose name shall go unmentioned in this article.

 

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Project Help Yourself

PHYS profile

Design and implementation of SBC-Yahoo!'s support site for Internet Services. This featured a unique information taxonomy, creative technical implementation, and a custom-built CMS (Content Management System).

 

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