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Copyright and Songsmith
From The Eponymous Pickle

Copyright and Songsmith

On the death of copyright by capabilities like Microsoft Research's Songsmith. The article considers the further legal implications of the Web and copyright.

Lifestream workshop at LIFT
From Putting People First

Lifestream workshop at LIFT

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The KashKlash game at LIFT
From Putting People First

The KashKlash game at LIFT

Just back from the LIFT conference and lots to blog about. My LIFT experience started off with the KashKlash game, an action-packed workshop that explored alternative...

In Store Decisions
From The Eponymous Pickle

In Store Decisions

What triggers in-store purchase decisions? To state the obvious: many things. (registration required)

What Margaret Mead could teach techs
From Putting People First

What Margaret Mead could teach techs

Fortune Magazine profiles Dr Genevieve Bell, an Australian-born anthropologist and ethnographer, and the Director of User Experience in Intel Corporation

Study interaction design in Denmark
From Putting People First

Study interaction design in Denmark

Given the success of the pilot year, the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) and the Danish Design School (DKDS) have decided to continue their collaboration...

Sunday Links on March 1st
From Wild WebMink

Sunday Links on March 1st

OpenOffice.org User Survey 2009 Great sign that the developers know they aren't the only users of their software! Please take the survey and let the developersBig...

Adam Greenfield towards a newer urbanism
From Putting People First

Adam Greenfield towards a newer urbanism

Adam Greenfield, Nokia’s head of design direction for service and user-interface design, is frequently featured on Putting People First as his thinking is close...

Sweet to tweet
From Putting People First

Sweet to tweet

The Financial Times has posted a very long analysis on Twitter as a social phenomenon: “In its deceptively simple way, Twitter has stumbled on a formula that a...

Book reviews of The Caryatids by Bruce Sterling
From Putting People First

Book reviews of The Caryatids by Bruce Sterling

Bruce Sterling’s new science fiction novel The Caryatids is out and is collecting its first reviews. Here are the ones I found so far: Cory Doctorow - Boing Boing...

Media literacy and social action in a post-Pokemon world
From Putting People First

Media literacy and social action in a post-Pokemon world

Cultural anthropologist Mimi Ito has posted a rough transcript of her (quite long) keynote address at the 51st NFAIS Annual Conference. “If I were to pick one thing...

Microsoft
From Putting People First

Microsoft

A new video from Microsoft shows in an elegant, if utopian way, what it might look like if all of those gadgets came together several years hence. Ina Fried of...

Nissan interaction design team suffers to make future cars simple and painless
From Putting People First

Nissan interaction design team suffers to make future cars simple and painless

With the help of a proprietary “ageing suit” that mimics the mobility and faculties of an elderly driver, interaction designers at Nissan Design Center were able...

Web 2.0: a magic Ponzi scheme from a demon haunted world
From Putting People First

Web 2.0: a magic Ponzi scheme from a demon haunted world

Bruce Sterling keynoted last week on “The Short but Glorious Life of Web 2.0 and What Comes Afterward” at Webstock in Wellington. No video is (yet) available, but...

Primates on Facebook
From Putting People First

Primates on Facebook

The Economist calls in primatologists to better understand the limits of Facebook: “Perhaps additional friends are not free. Primatologists call at least some of...

Two upcoming European conferences
From Putting People First

Two upcoming European conferences

IRealize Turin, Italy 9-10 June 2009 It’s still early days for this conference that presents itself as “two days aimed at identifying unsolved problems, suggesting...

Advocacy Action in Ohio
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Advocacy Action in Ohio

Ohio is on the move, or at least we would like to think so. During the eTech State Technology Conference in February we were able to present four sessions on...

Link round-up for 26th & 27th February
From Wild WebMink

Link round-up for 26th & 27th February

Music industry's Irish ISP shakedown letter leaked This is the way things work these days. The Irish music industry association IRMA is afraid to sue its customers...

Clever Digital Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Clever Digital Marketing

HardKnoxLife demonstrates a bit of digital marketing from GE that combines a single printed page, the camera on your PC and some 3D modeling to show you how clever...

Package Unseen
From The Eponymous Pickle

Package Unseen

A new blog that looks to be interesting:The Package UnseenObservations about package design, culture, and context ... ' About the Author, Richard Shear.-
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