Slide to unlock: how Apple’s patents are changing Android | The Verge

it’s changing how Android actually looks and feels for the end user. In the end, the question for Android smartphone manufacturers is whether that’s a limitation or an opportunity — and it seems some are taking that question more seriously than others.

Definitely an opportunity!!

Watch the video of the article for 2 differences on the new Android.

Habitual Thinking – @Randy_Gage

You don’t want to do things that “everyone else” does, because “everyone else” is broke.  And probably unhealthy.  And probably unhappy.  They think exactly like their parents thought, who thought exactly like their parents thought, and this cycle has go on sometimes for decades.  So this is not the model you want to follow.

Prosperity is often the byproduct of innovation.  And innovation requires critical thinking, lateral thinking and creativity.  So what do you do to nurture yours?

I totally agree. A distiction though: diversity of thinking opinions, yes, but model the ones of the people that are doing what you want to do.

Double Fine Adventure shatters Kickstarter record with $750,000 raised in first 24 hours | VentureBeat

In its first 24 hours, a project from gaming studio Double Fine Adventure’s Kickstarter project has raised more than $750,000 on Kickstarter and it shows no signs of slowing down.

Amazing and true! They got their goal ($400.000) in less than nine hours!!! Of course they have a lot of great past successes and credibility that helped them..