Don't Panic Labs Reading List

DPL Reading List – August 18, 2017


| August 18, 2017 | in

Here are some of the articles we’ve been reading around this office this week.

Internet of Things can protect the environment? Get ready to be amazed – “Internet of Things (IoT) has a large role to play in the future of smart cities. IoT can be used in practically all scenarios for public services by governments to make cities environment friendly.”

The Ripple Effect: How Our Smallest Design Choices Can Make A Big Impact – “The rules of typography and information design provide us with a framework with which to design. But within these contraints, can our design choices have wider implications?”

An amateur’s guide to turning impostor syndrome into an asset – “The most successful people I know don’t question themselves — but they do question their knowledge. They see asking for advice as a way of testing their ideas, which makes those ideas better and helps them learn.”

Good Leaders Are Good Learners – “Although organizations spend more than $24 billion annually on leadership development, many leaders who have attended leadership programs struggle to implement what they’ve learned. It’s not because the programs are bad but because leadership is best learned from experience.”

How VR Is Changing UX: From Prototyping To Device Design – “Virtual reality is changing the way we define user experience, but if one principal remains it’s that experiences must be centered around people.”

The 10 Characteristics Of A Future Facing Company – “Innovators in large companies often find themselves surrounded by slowing moving institutions with traditional management practices. Most corporate management tools were developed during an era when the world moved at a much slower and predictable pace. Such tools are not suitable for innovators who are searching for new business models.”

Learning From the Feynman Technique – “When we speak without jargon, it frees us from hiding behind knowledge we don’t have. Big words and fluffy “business speak” cripples us from getting to the point and passing knowledge to others.”

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