is a blog about design, technology and culture written by Khoi Vinh, and has been more or less continuously published since December 2000 in New York City. Khoi is currently Principal Designer at Adobe, Design Chair at Wildcard and co-founder of Kidpost. Previously, Khoi was co-founder and CEO of Mixel (acquired by Etsy, Inc.), Design Director of The New York Times Online, and co-founder of the design studio Behavior, LLC. He is the author of “Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design,” and was named one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America.” Khoi lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn with his wife and three children. Refer to the advertising and sponsorship page for inquiries.+
My friend Anil Dash is smart and eloquent and capable of writing blog posts that floor you with their insight and their almost pitch perfect understanding of the form. You can explore the entirety of Dashes.com to enjoy them all, but his most recent entry, published just today, has got to be some kind of high-water mark.
Anil argues that the single greatest entrepreneur of our time is a living refutation of the oft-touted conservative fallacy and propagandistic line that liberal values are bad for business. In fact, this individual personifies the successful realization of liberalism. I tried to choose an excerpt to quote here, but the whole thing is so good, it demands to be read in its entirety.+