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Playful innovation and simplicity by Philips
From Putting People First

Playful innovation and simplicity by Philips

In an exploration into how games can add value to the innovation process, Philips Design has created

links for 2009-07-14
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-07-14

Cats 'exploit' humans by purring More scientific research which tells us what we would already know if we weren't so busy anthropomorphising...

USACM Comments on New Electronic Voting Legislation
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Comments on New Electronic Voting Legislation

USACM recently sent a letter to Representative Rush Holt commenting on his new electronic voting legislation. The bill, H.R. 2894, is similar to Rep. Holt's earlier...

Days of the Logo Numbered?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Days of the Logo Numbered?

Martin Lindstrom in Branding Strategy Insider blog. ' ... Let

Cybersecurity Legislation
From CERIAS Blog

Cybersecurity Legislation

Cyber seems to be one of the buzzwords in Washington these days, with the recent botnet attacks generating a lot of extra noise. This has included at least onebellicose...

Design Using the Golden Ratio
From The Eponymous Pickle

Design Using the Golden Ratio

From the DownloadSquad ' .. The Golden Ratio has been used in design for ages. Such greats as DaVinci, Michaelangelo, Rembrandt, Mondrian, and LeCorbusier utilized...

Many Ways to Tag Taggables
From Return 42;

Many Ways to Tag Taggables

Today, I was looking for a current version of acts_as_taggable for a small Rails project I am working on. It seems like there are more than a hand full at the moment...

Over 800 Reports of Health Data Breaches in California this Year
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Over 800 Reports of Health Data Breaches in California this Year

According to Wired.com's Threat Level, the new California law requiring "organizations in California to report suspected incidents of intentional and unintentional...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 13
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 13

July 14 Meeting: The Election Assistance Commission will meet and hold a public hearing. Part of the agenda will focus on accessibility and voting technologies...

Demonstration Projects at Wolfram
From The Eponymous Pickle

Demonstration Projects at Wolfram

I know I have been harping on Wolfram Mathematica, but since I have been re-introduced to their suite and have had a chance to scan their offerings I have noticed...

Nokia patents gestural phone controls
From Putting People First

Nokia patents gestural phone controls

A promotional video earlier today, and now a patent application — too much of a coincidence: “We know that Nokia is looking into more areas than just buttons and...

I Want my Cyborg Life
From Apophenia

I Want my Cyborg Life

For the last few years, I've been spoiled. I've been surrounded by people who, when asked a question, immediately bring out a digital device and look it up. The...

links for 2009-07-13
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-07-13

Google's Microsoft Moment - Anil Dash Brilliant piece by Anil Dash. It took Microsoft until 2005 to start to grasp the issue he...

AAAI Opens Digital Library
From The Eponymous Pickle

AAAI Opens Digital Library

The premier professional Artificial Intelligence society, AAAI, has opened its digital library to the public..

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

The Nokia Conversations blog reports: Designing gestures to help you interact with your device in intuitive ways is a challenge that Nokia is grabbing with both...

Craiglist founder on the changing balance between authority and the crowd
From Putting People First

Craiglist founder on the changing balance between authority and the crowd

In a short video interview on Nokia’s IdeasProject Craigslist founder and customer service expert Craig Newmark says Internet connectivity is adjusting the balance...

Design For Interaction: My SIGMOD Slides
From The Noisy Channel

Design For Interaction: My SIGMOD Slides


Average Quicksand
From The Eponymous Pickle

Average Quicksand

Herb Sorensen of TNS Sorensen talks about "Average" Quicksand in shopping trips: ' ... What is the life experience of the average human being? Other than that...

links for 2009-07-12
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-07-12

Amazon X5 Free Sampler - Golden Voices Start the week with some timelessly wonderful music - another great sampler that AmazonMusic...

Augmented ID on Mobile
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented ID on Mobile

What you would love to see is a picture ID on any picture taken with your mobile cam. Even the ability, if it were reliable enough, to use it as a means to identify...
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