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Why Do I Blog Publicly?

(The photo is my sfbadminton.org group playing a badminton tournament at Stanford) Why Do I Blog Publicly? Before I answer that question.   I will tell you who is the audience for my blog at tonytam.org. Audience I write the blog with me as the primary target audience.  The reason I write is to clarify and […]

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BJ Fogg’s Behavior Grid: How To Form Habits

This is an interesting read from a Stanford professor, on how to form healthy habits as well as how Facebook became a habit for many people. I personally have been using this model for myself to remind myself to do push ups and drink water. Using motivation (getting stronger), ability (right before bedtime) and trigger (a […]

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The Design Thinking Methodology

Trying to adopt this in my technical work at Yahoo! 1. understanding the problem to be solved 2. defining what one is trying to achieve 3. brainstorming ideas and potential solutions 4. getting feedback 5. prototyping a solution 6. testing the solution, and 7. repeating the process until a good solution is achieved.

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