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  1. Being comfortable with uncertainty

  2. Getting results for anyone

  3. The skills of exploration

  4. Involved in and a part of life

  5. Our place in the world

  6. Top 10 songs of 2015

  7. Newton's queries

  8. Estovers

  9. The hedonic treadmill

  10. The grain of prevailing wisdom

  11. Fugitive phenomena

  12. The practice of awareness

  13. Harsh empathy

  14. Real people

  15. Design + Banter 18

  16. JAM 2015

  17. Designed against

  18. Unpublic spaces

  19. Switchtracking

  20. An endless source of comfort

  21. From other-where

  22. Opportunities to practice

  23. Cartographic omissions

  24. Between two frames

  25. The beyond-world

  26. The tale of the drill

  27. Murakami's screw

  28. Ask more questions

  29. Ecological relationships

  30. Shul

  31. Open nudges

  32. Ruins

  33. Unpleasant noise

  34. Solastalgia and soliphilia

  35. Grandmother sources

  36. The Peel mantra

  37. Firing failures

  38. Subjects of experiments

  39. Jevons’ paradox

  40. Protopia

  41. Guided collaboration

  42. Lessons learned while playing-music

  43. The apprenticeship of observation

  44. Error is architecture

  45. Zooming out

  46. Storylistening

  47. Spiral of silence

  48. Tolstoy's screw

  49. The third side

  50. Measurement creates a pointer

  51. Reading and writing is useless

  52. Universal design

  53. A pointless and mean-spirited quest

  54. STEAM

  55. Filter bubble

  56. Pluralistic ignorance

  57. Social proof

  58. Use community

  59. First prototype

  60. Exam results

  61. Perfect systems

  62. An earnest and pure world

  63. Connective listening

  64. Weapons are tools

  65. Give information to people who can do something with it

  66. The miracle of flight

  67. Parrot talk

  68. Intimate worlds where students become explorers

  69. Let's try

  70. Creating opportunities

  71. Uncertainty is celebrated

  72. The power of small actions

  73. We want them to be active

  74. The single most effective way to improve education

  75. Jugyokenyku

  76. Autonomy is different from independence

  77. Use your words

  78. Reading isn't magical

  79. All strategies are allowed

  80. There’s no such thing as mistakes when you’re practicing

  81. The habit of compromise

  82. A long hike with no trail

  83. Sitting alone

  84. Festina lente

  85. Numbers game

  86. Harkness table

  87. There is no right answer

  88. Two sides of the same coin

  89. The power of the small story

  90. Answer getting vs problem solving

  91. The experience of play

  92. Schools are dream factories

  93. Their own birdhouse

  94. Dictionaries are human

  95. Water rocket

  96. Radicants

  97. A culture of testing

  98. Teachers

  99. Patient problem solving

  100. Imagination in all of its applications

  101. Franklin's Gambit

  102. Hulling rice

  103. Curiosity comes first

  104. A step in the right direction

  105. Science is people

  106. A context in which other people can think

  107. What we know gets in the way

  108. Ideas

  109. Five whys

  110. Authentic, challenging tasks

  111. Standardized

  112. Basic and applied research

  113. Mutable laws

  114. Failure is the handmaiden of wisdom

  115. Technology precedes understanding

  116. Discontinuous improvement

  117. Extrinsic vs intrinsic motivation

  118. I'll be your mirror

  119. The value in winning

  120. Wonderful complexities

  121. PB&Js

  122. Se hace camino al andar

  123. All hands on deck

  124. Playing defense

  125. Books are like sharks

  126. There is no such thing as a bad book for children

  127. We are obligated to support libraries

  128. The goodness/adoption paradox

  129. Information is light

  130. It's complicated

  131. The Buxton test

  132. Popcorn profits

  133. Design beyond the screen

  134. Mirroring

  135. The rule of seven touches

  136. Carbolic-acid remedies

  137. Kielder marathon race report

  138. Mentoring innovation

  139. Marathon mantra(s)

  140. Banana equivalent dose

  141. Technobiophilia

  142. Listening up

  143. Technology and design solutions

  144. Innovation vs invention

  145. Technology precedes needs

  146. Local maximum

  147. Natural cooperation

  148. The butler lie

  149. The myth of methodology

  150. Put the customer first. Invent. Be patient.

  151. Telling actions

  152. Retrospective certainty

  153. Mental playfulness

  154. Plural possessive

  155. Lessons from the mountain

  156. Teaching boys

  157. The human factor

  158. Diminished substitutes

  159. Slowly, with great struggle

  160. Starting as they eventually went on

  161. Bring something to it

  162. No Content Found

  163. Do Runners Have a Sugar Addiction?: Is the White Stuff Running You down and Wearing You Out? Probably.

  164. Biomechanics of Barefoot Running and Their Implications for Running Injuries

  165. Sensory feedback of the sole

  166. Form is what matters in running

  167. The Once and Future Way to Run

  168. Kneed to Know: Strengthening your hips brings relief to sore knees.

  169. Switching to a Forefoot Strike: How Does it Affect Lower Back Movement and Shock Applied to the Body

  170. Glute Inhibition or Glute Weakness?

  171. Why Barefoot Doesn’t Automatically Mean Midfoot

  172. Pelvic Stabilization, Lateral Hip and Gluteal Strengthening Program

  173. Learning to Run Barefoot: Where Should You Begin?

  174. Stability exercises for running

  175. Fitness matters more than weight

  176. Dialing back the miles

  177. Barefoot Running: The Science Behind the Fad

  178. Where your foot is landing

  179. Go “Nip to Hip” With Your Hands

  180. Barefoot walking form

  181. Custom running shoes might not prevent injuries

  182. All you need is feet

  183. Alienated majesty

  184. The dinner guest test: on rejoining facebook

  185. Concentration not inspiration

  186. Third places

  187. Narcissism of minor differences

  188. Vygotsky's thoughts

  189. One pound weights

  190. 100 studies

  191. The view from above

  192. The next larger context

  193. Yes and

  194. Commonplace books

  195. The slow hunch

  196. The ice cream fallacy

  197. All models are wrong

  198. Never the twain shall meet

  199. Crabbing

  200. Between two languages

  201. The flickering flame of civilization

  202. Handrails

  203. In defense of descriptivism

  204. The morals of an ape

  205. The long, slow birth of Chewbacca

  206. Perfectly flawed

  207. Beyond the myth of the lone genius

  208. Bricolage and the adjacent possible

  209. The glittering world of the salons

  210. Baby slings & cyborgs

  211. Cruel anchors

  212. The ever-present deluge

  213. The myth of creativity

  214. By any other name

  215. On generalists

  216. The monochrome desert of “its”

  217. The paradox of peanut butter

  218. Passion in context

  219. Vote for the future of the web

  220. To nudge or not to nudge

  221. Toward the quotidian

  222. Motivation filtered through opportunity

  223. Imaginary value

  224. The purpose motive

  225. Waste not, want not

  226. Broadcasting the living room

  227. Your Posthumanism Is Boring Me

  228. The Architecture of Piles

  229. Are we born with an innate sense of right and wrong?

  230. Needs must

  231. The world without elevators

  232. Cities, people and maps

  233. Beautiful seams

  234. Yahoo! design pattern library & social patterns

  235. Regaining a kind of paradise

  236. How to deal with nosy neighbors

  237. Fail better together

  238. In the beginning were lists

  239. Vonnegut after Dresden

  240. Civic Republicanism

  241. The oldest living things in the world

  242. The reinvention of attention

  243. Hey is this you on here? Twitter scam

  244. Using Tweetie 2 with StatusNet

  245. Using Tweetie 2 with identi.ca

  246. Save Ernest Marples

  247. Rumors of the apostrophe's death are greatly exaggerated

  248. Just one person

  249. Will the Manhattan Project Always Exist?

  250. Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters

  251. iPhone RSS reader showdown: Byline, Newsstand and NetNewswire

  252. The pie's the limit

  253. Microsoft and SVG? In the same room?

  254. Real time trends? There's a map for that.

  255. Wabi sabi

  256. The Thames is back on the map (and possibly zones)

  257. Hampstead Heath

  258. All the London you need

  259. Standards.Next - Cognition and accessibility

  260. Design for Life contestants online and on twitter

  261. Book titles, if they were written today: my favorite so far

  262. A question for New Yorkers (and others)

  263. If you choose not to decide

  264. In the zone

  265. Best thing since bifocals

  266. Design For Life

  267. Great urban parks

  268. The fragmented future of otrops.com

  269. Typedia

  270. David Byrne's Perfect City

  271. New Tube map: no zones, no Thames

  272. Another font-face test

  273. Networked identity

  274. Typekit Test

  275. Every city begins as a slum

  276. WordPress Mobile Plugins

  277. Campaign or Spampaign?

  278. Better search through experimentation

  279. Celebrity obsession is unhealthy

  280. Uncertainty is inevitable

  281. Conspicuous expression

  282. The right words

  283. Library school

  284. Socially interesting tools

  285. Wearing in

  286. The purpose of computation

  287. Moderinism and all its prefixes

  288. What we're doing to Twitter

  289. Enlightened trial and error

  290. The flow of music

  291. No Content Found

  292. Without bees

  293. Calvino's bravery

  294. The paradox of fiction

  295. Healthy agriculture

  296. The map creates the territory

  297. Debt is not a good product

  298. London Web Standards May: Structuring CSS

  299. Tricky code

  300. London to Brighton (again)

  301. Internal corporate values

  302. Toxic wealth

  303. Robustness principle

  304. Involved learning

  305. London IA mini conference

  306. Users

  307. London Web Standards April

  308. WordCamp UK 2009 update

  309. Naked for a day

  310. CSS tables and border widths in Safari

  311. Bushy Park 10k

  312. My 15 Albums

  313. London Corpse Walks

  314. Testing laconi.ca

  315. Create more value than you capture

  316. Jealous guardians

  317. The internet properly used

  318. Map & territory

  319. No Content Found

  320. WordCamp UK 2009 venue: Cardiff

  321. Snow Day!

  322. Respect and serve

  323. War dividends

  324. Collecting dust

  325. Darwin: What's the Big Idea? (Part 1)

  326. Worth doing badly

  327. Offensive line

  328. My Favorite Albums of 2008

  329. I Ran the Whole Thing

  330. Goal Set Met

  331. Can't be learned at school

  332. The pain of independence

  333. You're a dog

  334. My head is in the way

  335. Done and done

  336. Short-term support of dangerous leaders

  337. Open water

  338. The Protestant ethic

  339. The Gold Mountain

  340. Happenstance

  341. The world is magical

  342. All of Me

  343. From errors

  344. Found art

  345. Fateful secrets

  346. The future is local

  347. Give Us Your Money (for the trees)

  348. I need your advice

  349. The beers what I drank

  350. Flickr backlog

  351. New Glasses

  352. Death Cab For Cutie

  353. Why I loved Speed Racer

  354. Back on the bike

  355. I blame Twitter

  356. It's the little things

  357. Twice around the Common

  358. We're doing it again!

  359. Almost compost

  360. Classic blogging

  361. A Year Already?

  362. Shutdown Day

  363. Another random book meme

  364. 106 books of pretension

  365. Capital Ring, Stage 5

  366. Latest creations from bonboh

  367. Bag that Uke

  368. Capital Ring, Stage 4

  369. Miles to Go Before He Eats

  370. Jef Van Campen: artist

  371. Little Bulldog Design is Live!

  372. Stupid Amounts of Fun

  373. Top 5 books for 2007

  374. iTorture and the eMusic Downgrade Saga

  375. Go, Speed Racer, Go

  376. The Joy of Scumm

  377. Slight Twinge of Regret

  378. 6+4: One more week of apple snacks

  379. I have a tree!

  380. Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit junk food

  381. Guess where I won't be buying Christmas presents

  382. 6+4 Week 3: Apple Snacks

  383. 6+4: 1 week delay

  384. Another Van Campen blog

  385. 6+4 Week 2: Drink 3 liters of water

  386. Best Blog Name Ever?

  387. My sister takes the silver medal!

  388. 6+4 Week 1: Get up at 6am

  389. Capital Ring, Stage 2

  390. 6 + 4 = better habits?

  391. Uber Cool Nerd King

  392. New Job

  393. Resting and running

  394. We did it!

  395. J is for...

  396. T-shirt Love and Podrunning

  397. Can I have some more, please?

  398. Lovable Films and Quotable Quotes

  399. Nostalgia

  400. A Very Cheesy Pop Star

  401. We run for the trees

  402. Four Things

  403. Unfinished business

  404. Capital Ring, Stage 1

  405. 10 Films for Bluish Days

  406. A Whole New Perspective

  407. Mr. Fred: model revolutionary

  408. Piratical Observations

  409. I take it all back (well, most of it)

  410. The Lives of Others

  411. Another Fantastic List

  412. An Imperfect List of Fantastic Books

  413. At long last