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The Red Thread
September 15, 2008, 8:16 am
Filed under: Digital Strategy, Zeitgeist

According to Chinese folklore, when a child is born they are connected by an invisible red thread (or string of fate) to all who will care about them. As the child grows, the thread becomes shorter, drawing them ever closer to people who will impact their destiny.

I’m loving this term and how it can relate to consumer centric design and service oriented architecture- that you can design systems which, as you move through them, will allow the objects that will help you evolve, be drawn to you.

Some of my recent pulled strings:

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    Hey there, thanks for choosing my red thread print to use on your post! -Jaye, from

    Comment by Jaye

    no, no: thank you Jaye!

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