It’s nice to be back…
TV is not vulgar and prurient and dumb because the people who compose the audience are vulgar and dumb. Television is the way it is simply because people tend to be extremely similar in their vulgar and prurient and dumb interests and wildly different in their refined and aesthetic and noble interests.
From this hugely useful presentation: Best Practices for Spreading Your App without Ruining the User Experience
It’s not a pretty presentation but it contains some absolutely corking soundbytes:
Before you plan your business model make sure you have a pleasure model
If you behave like a disease, people develop an immune system
It’s definitely worth setting aside a bit of time for:
Or you can get the slides here if you prefer it that way.
There’s loads more fantastic presentations from the Google I/O Sessions here, a lot of them are quite tech-biased, but don’t let that stop you.