Sometimes, Hate Helps

I love my iPhone. But I hate rearranging its applications by dragging them into place, one by one, with my finger. It’s slow, tedious, and difficult to do across multiple screen instances.

Today, Apple announced a fix that will let me do that kind of work in iTunes instead. But instead of talking about the importance of usability in a product, which should be pretty obvious, let’s talk about the importance of hate, which might be less obvious but an important competitive advantage.

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What Makes Superman So Super… In Ten Panels Or Less

Today: We’re looking at what makes Superman “super”… in 10 Panels Or Less™. Actually, in exactly five panels.

Tomorrow: We’ll use this recap as a springboard into a discussion of the importance of providing context.

These images come from All-Star Superman #10 by writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely. They don’t give away the plot of this book but they are essential Superman reading. You have been warned!

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