Jeff Shin

Jeff Shin

Joined almost 10 years ago via an invitation from Ben T. Jeff has invited Nicholas Yee

  • 42 stories
  • Posted to AMA: Mikael Cho, CEO and Co-Founder of Unsplash, in reply to Mikael Cho , Feb 08, 2017

    Thanks for the insightful response Mikael!

    2 points
  • Posted to AMA: Mikael Cho, CEO and Co-Founder of Unsplash, Feb 08, 2017

    Hey Mikael - I'm a big fan of all your team's work, but one that really impressed me was the Crew Cafe in Montreal. I visited a few months ago and was blown away by the beauty of the space and the experience of working for a few hours there.

    I know with the recent restructuring you're probably not working on Crew Cafe as much, but I still wanted to ask - what drove your team to take such an ambitious step, in not just building a co-working space, but also a full service cafe? What were some of the learnings and challenges along the way?


    5 points
  • Posted to Ask DN: What are your favorite YouTube Channels?, Sep 28, 2016

    I now work there but I swear I was really into The Creator Class videos even before joining. We make videos about art, design, and creator culture.

    0 points
  • Posted to Working as a Designer in Korea, Aug 07, 2016

    Fascinating read. As a Korean-born Canadian, design culture in Korea is something that I've been curious about for a while. Thanks for writing this!

    1 point
  • Posted to Show your 404, Jul 13, 2016

    0 points
  • Posted to Ford Rips Off Olly Moss, in reply to Alex Chan , Jun 27, 2016

    That's what I thought too, but the video is on an official Ford channel.

    4 points
  • Posted to Show DN: Talk Turkey, Jun 27, 2016

    This is such a dope concept. Well done.

    3 points
  • Posted to Buffer to layoff 10% of it's workforce, Jun 18, 2016

    A comment from a discussion on HN is very good:

    This may be a little cynical but: "With our culture of bringing our whole selves to work and seeing team as family, with shared values we live by,..."

    In the American business world, you are an employee until you aren't. Confusing being an employee with being "family" is a mistake, both for the company and the employee.

    When times get bad, companies do what it takes to survive, including throwing employees overboard. That's just a fact.

    Buffer may have thought it was different, but that flow-chart of how they decided who to layoff was entirely about how an employee can help the company, not how the layoff would affect the employee. That's not how normal families make decisions.

    I have no problem with any of that, but anyone who thinks that way has another thing coming.

    All of this isn't to say that Buffer was thoughtless or callous in how they handled it. From the outside, it looks like one of the better handled layoffs I've seen.

    But still. Don't confuse your job with your family. It's a business relationship that is only maintained as long as it is in both side's interest to do so.

    10 points
  • Posted to Bloomberg - The Design Issue 2016, Apr 11, 2016


    5 points
  • Posted to A Message to Our Customers, in reply to Jim Silverman , Feb 17, 2016

    I think the biggest concern is precedent. If Apple complies here, then it creates precedent that may allow other judges in other cases to order Apple to do the same, but for a different UDID.

    7 points
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