This is the second episode of the series I started last month. The idea is to share with you those essays, articles, and speeches that pass the Lindy Filter.
Inventing on Principle
Bret Victor is an interface designer and computer scientist. In January 2012 he delivered a speech titled Inventing on Principle at CUSEC (Canadian University Software Engineering Conference).
It’s perhaps one of the most remarkable talks on design, creativity, and how one should decide the work which is worth doing. Bret spends an hour advocating for a career built not on a craft or a process, but guided by a principle. In the process, he explains his own guiding principle, looks at examples from history and lays out the case for discovering one’s own guiding principle.
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