Today at Institute for the Future's conference about "Re-Aligning Human Organization" my colleague Jason Tester showed the image above in his presentation. It's from video game developer Valve Corporation's employee manual that was released online(PDF) earlier this year. It's also a good summary of how new editorial projects get done (or not) at Boing Boing!
UK retailer Tesco is hiring “Christmas Light Untanglers” so they can provide this new service at their stores. Ideal candidates are “able to untangle 3 meters of Christmas lights in under three minutes” and “passionate about Christmas.” From the job description at Tesco Careers: Your roles and responsiblities will include: • Man and managing the Christmas […]
Max Plenke has a nice roundup of the things that are destroying your body at this very moment, crushing the husk of your corporeal form even as your soul is stapled firmly to it with each mind-sapping click. You don’t have to be on your feet all day to avoid turning into a puddle of […]
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This minimalist multi-tool will see to it that instead of rocking a tool belt, you’ll carry just one. It’s shaped slightly like a key and weighs less than an ounce, so it plays nice with your keychain. The strong surgical-grade stainless steel blade will last, and is handy for everyday tasks like opening boxes and […]
The Code Black is our top-selling drone of all time—and for good reason. This powerful, palm-size drone is not only insanely fun to fly, but can capture some serious video footage from up above. With a flight time of about 10 minutes and an ultra-smooth ride, it’s a great introductory drone for anyone looking to […]