Finding the root cause of a failure is like finding the root cause of a success.– John Allspaw on when complex systems and humans go wrong
A study by Susan Diem and others of how CPR is portrayed on TV found that it was...– A Doctor on How Physicians Face the End of Life - WSJ.com
When you are recognized for your talents as well as your ability to advance your...– Briefly, Ryan Pfluger: Words of thanks and explanation. ( a sensitive ryan pfluger post) Love seeing so many fantastic photographers on Tumblr in the PDN 30 this year. Keep up the incredible work, Ryan et al!
Score one for the West Coast
I’m the special kind of asshole who likes to try every new restaurant within a mile of my apartment. There is a seemingly bottomless demand for new food suppliers in Williamsburg, the vast majority of which fall into a culinary and decorative aesthetic that I would call meaty. Meaty restaurants celebrate serious or unusual cuts of locally-sourced animal, particularly the pig and its...
Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views a... →
dhotson: Holy crap. This is pretty insane. Amazing. :-o This article just goes to show we’ve got the best team in the world tackling the toughest scaling challenges in the world. A team with plenty of room for new additions, should such things get your blood pumping.
THE BEST HORSE_EBOOKS THING
celebraterickysargulesh: My friend Ben, who you can follow on Tumblr and Twitter, made the best toy I’ve ever seen. Ever. Indeed.
10 Questions with Chris Mohney, Editor-in-Chief of... →
chrismohney: Pretty happy with how this turned out EXCEPT FOR THE PHOTO WHICH IS A DECADE OLD though I recognize that’s no excuse. I’m so sorry about that photo. So, so sorry.
So That's Happening
chrismohney: The popular social blogging site Tumblr is hiring writers and editors to cover the world of Tumblr. Chris Mohney, a senior vice president for content at BlackBook Media, will be the site’s editor in chief. Jessica Bennett, a senior writer and editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, will be the executive editor and, she said, a kind of Tumblr correspondent. YUP! Welcome aboard,...