Glimmer: How Design Can Transform Your Life, and Maybe Even the World

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Penguin, Oct 15, 2009 - Design - 352 pages
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Contents

11 THE JOKE THAT EXPLAINS PROGRESS
12 A WORD THAT NEEDS ITS OWN DICTIONARY
13 A I LUST AFTER IT B IT IS SMART BUT IM SMARTER C IT COMPLETES ME
14 GRADUATING FROM OBJECTS TO OBJECTIVES
15 INVASION OF THE TSHAPED PEOPLE
16 THE BOY WHO JUMPED OVER THE FENCE
21 RECKLESS LEAPS AND SMART RECOMBINATIONS
22 GETTING LOST IN THE WOODS NOT TO MENTION THE FOG
73 HOW TO MAKE SPAGHETTI IN 300 EASY STEPS
74 ENTERING THE ERA OF DISTRIBUTED POSSIBILITY
75 COMING TO TERMS WITH THE YOULL ONLY MAKE THINGS WORSE SYNDROME
81 LESSONS FROM THE RAMBO SCHOOL OF DESIGN
IS IT FINALLY HERE TO STAY?
MAKE IT CHEAP AS A CHICKEN
THE CHICKEN SHALL LIVE FOREVER
85 HOW TO MAKE A CAR THAT BREAKS DOWN

23 ITS AMAZING ITS CUTE ITS GREEN COULD IT BE A BABY DINOSAUR?
24 THE FISH LIGHT AND OTHER LATERAL THOUGHTS
25 REENGAGING WITH REALITY
31 THE VIEW FROM OUT ON THE BRANCH
WHY WE DONT SEE THE GORILLA IN OUR MIDST
33 THEMTHAT DID A HEADSTAND IN HOPES OF SAVING THE WORLD
34 THE RATIO OF MASS TO INFORMATION OR WHOS BEEN TAKING MY MEDS?
35 THE BEST HEADACHE EVER
41 GETTING DOWN INTO THE MUCK AND BEAUTY OF LIFE
42 HOW TO CLOSE THE INNOVATION GAP
43 THE MYSTERY OF THE MOWED TOES AND THE RISE OF THE DESIGN MIND
44 A BLINDING GLIMPSE OF THE BLEEDING OBVIOUS
45 WATCHING THE TRANSVESTITES AND DISCOVERING THE BUTT BRUSH
46 VOYEURS POSEURS AND STALKERSOH MY
51 CHOCOLATE COINS AND LEMONADE STANDS
52 THE COMPELLING EXPERIENCE FRAMEWORK OR WHY A PIRATE ATTACK IS MORE ENGAGING THAN FIFTHGRADE MATH CLASS
53 TRANSFORMING THE GRUBBY SELFINTERESTED TRANSACTION
54 HAVE THE MAD MEN LOST THEIR MOJO?
55 WELL IF YOU DONT CARE ABOUT DYING WHATDOYOU CARE ABOUT?
61 YOU CANT SELL ANYTHING TO DEAD PEOPLE
62 TEACHING CORPORATIONS ABOUT INCORPORATION
63 AN ISLAND OF INTELLIGENCE IN A SEA OF STUPIDITY
64 DESIGNING A NEW DOGMA
65 THE TURNING OF THE TIDE
66 A RABBI INSIDE THE CORPORATION
71 DESIGN FOR THE OTHER 90 PERCENT
72 RISING FROM THE WRECKAGE
86 ALL TOGETHER NOW
91 LIFE AS A DESIGN PROJECT
92 A DESIGN FOR LIFE WAS SOLD TO US AND IT WAS FLAWED
93 CREATING A RICHER MORE SELFSUSTAINING ECOSYSTEM OR WHY MINIMALISM IS SO OVER
94 WE DONT NEED A GETAWAYWE NEED A GETTO
95 HOW TO REMAIN STUPID FOREVER
HOW TO DESIGN HAPPINESS
101 NEVER MIND THE BOOKSHELF
102 GOING ROUND IN CIRCLES AND FILLING UP BUCKETS
103 WAKING UP TO A NEW DAWN IN THE AGE OF AQUARIASS
104 WATER WATER EVERYWHERE? THINK AGAIN
105 THE ORIGINAL MANIFESTO REVISITED
BOOKS
WEB SITES ORGANIZATIONS COMPETITIONS
COPYRIGHT AND PATENT INFO
THE BRIEFING
ASK STUPID QUESTIONS
JUMP FENCES
MAKE HOPE VISIBLE
GO DEEP
WORK THE METAPHOR
DESIGN WHAT YOU DO
FACE CONSEQUENCES
EMBRACE CONSTRAINTS
DESIGN FOR EMERGENCE
BEGIN ANYWHERE
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PHIL KEOGHAN is currently in his seventh season starring as host of the Emmy-winning CBS primetime series, The Amazing Race. Keoghan also stars in and produces the N.O.W. (No Opportunity Wasted) reality television series. He has been profiled in People magazine and TV Guide and has been featured repeatedly on Oprah.
WARREN BERGER is a longtime contributing editor at Wired magazine, and his writing also appears frequently in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, GQ, and Men’ s Journal.

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