December 27, 2007

News & Opinion: MIT Author's New Job

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 4:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Author, artist, and technologist John Maeda has been named president of Rhode Island School of Design.

His video announcement is worth a look.

His latest book The Laws of Simplicity provides 10 Laws and 3 Keys described in his self-imposed limit of 100 pages.

I pulled it back out for another look as we head into the new year.

[hat tip: TP Blog]

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.