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2010-08-09

Master Planner: Fred Brooks Shows How to Design Anything

Kevin Kelly at Wired – Master Planner: Fred Brooks Shows How to Design Anything:

"On the design of a beach vacation home, the limitation may be your ocean-front footage. You have to make sure your whole team understands what scarce resource you’re optimizing.

[…] Edwin Land, inventor of the Polaroid camera, once said that his method of design was to start with a vision of what you want and then, one by one, remove the technical obstacles until you have it. I think that’s what Steve Jobs does. He starts with a vision rather than a list of features."

(Via Signal vs. Noise)

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 19:32:32 +0000