The Magic Cube Resolution

In 1974, the Hungarian mathematician and sculptor Ernő Rubik invented a surprising puzzle, “The Magic Cube,” that became the best-selling toy of 1982. You probably know it as the Rubik’s Cube. After more than twenty years from its inception, I met my first cube while lazily wandering in a department store. It was standing there,Continue reading “The Magic Cube Resolution”

How I fell into the rabbit hole: life and work at the distributed wonderland

In 2001, I was 21 years old and had just started freelancing. Like many of us, it fell into my lap: someone asked me to make their website and so it went. When I started, I had no clue how to run my business. So I did what I thought was right: I copied everythingContinue reading “How I fell into the rabbit hole: life and work at the distributed wonderland”

Symbolic Violence and Social Media

I work at 123people and my job is to integrate social media into a corporate environment. A few weeks ago, I got a special request from a customer and that got me seriously thinking how social dynamics affect the business of companies. A strange request A customer was asking us to violate one of theContinue reading “Symbolic Violence and Social Media”