"When you're new, you are bound to be shy and you don't know how other people are going to give feedback or what the critique culture is or just how ideas are judged. So it's really easy to shell away or maybe show one person and say, 'Hey, what should I do to this before I show everyone else?' But it's super super important to learn to share your ideas, even if they are really ad. You can't have an ego because the more you share, the more feedback you get, the more you can iterate and the better the idea becomes." — Joey Flynn
For most of computing history, interfaces have been about function. Word processing programs help you compose documents. Banking websites help you make transactions. Sites like Flickr help you display and share photographs.
But Facebook’s Timeline (the new version of the user profile which is slated to be released to the general public "in the next few weeks") wanted to do something more: It wanted to convey a feeling. Two feelings actually: The feeling of telling someone your life story, and the feeling of memory—of remembering your own life.