Welcome to the home of Noah Brier. I'm the co-founder of Variance and general internet tinkerer. Most of my writing these days is happening over at Why is this interesting?, a daily email full of interesting stuff. This site has been around since 2004. Feel free to get in touch. Good places to get started are my Framework of the Day posts or my favorite books and podcasts. Get in touch.

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Almost April Fool’s

It’s Friday and there’s dead mouse smell lingering around my cubicle. That must mean it’s time for a link roundup. At some point in the near future I plan to again add some real content to this site, but in the meantime links to others adding real content will need to do the trick. Also, I’ll make another plea: If you have any thoughts on the design of this site or want to help me by taking a look at my thoughts for the redesign, please let me know.

April Fool’s Day

Yup, it’s that time of year again.


Two Favorites

  1. Apparently there’s a section in New York Magazine called High Priority and each week they ask a different designer to create a graphic for it. According to Design Observer the rules are simple: “The illustration is 4.4 inches high by 6.875 inches wide; it has to include the five events, the dates of the week, and the words “High Priority;” and it can only use two colors, red and black.” Check out the full gallery of designs.
  2. I like Guy Kawasaki. Check out his recent post The Art of Driving Your Competition Crazy. It includes eight ways to go about doing it, but more importantly, it’s all based on being obsessed with the pursuit of excellence and better customer service rather than beating the competition.

Word up. That’s it for now.

March 31, 2006