Had an amazing dinner at Tavolata. Definitely going back soon.
Are We Financially Worse Off Than Our Parents? →
I often hear the notion that we are financially worse off than our parents. It seems that they were doing just fine on one income, while we struggle with our two. There are articles that explore…
The Evolution of the Mobile Ecosystem →
Francesco Cara from Nokia talks about the mobile ecosystem. Link: Evolution of the mobile communication ecosystem (liftconference.com) Save to del.icio.us | Small Surfaces is…
Rock Band 2 gets official for this fall, new... →
Filed under: Gaming While the original Rock Band is still going strong, Harmonix is already looking towards the next bit of kit that it hopes will be cluttering your place, with…
interacting with spaces →
AdWeek just posted this interesting article on companies creating interactive experiences for moviegoers. I think this is a set of great examples of breaking down the barrier between physical and…
Tesla Motor's Elon Musk promises sub-$30k... →
Filed under: Transportation Yes — more breaking electric car news! Just after introducing the Model S, Tesla Motors honcho Elon Musk announced to an audience in California that the…
New consumption patterns in telecoms services in... →
Some interesting data illustrate the emergence of new consumption patterns in telecoms services in Europe: An EU-wide survey of 27,000 households has revealed the emergence of…
Bang & Olufsen design team avoids... →
David Lewis, Bang & Olufsen’s chief designer, discusses the company’s unusual approach to design with The Wall Street Journal. Along the way he reveals the pioneering B&O design team only…
Electronic Arts veteran starts iPhone-only gaming... →
some insights into what’s attractive about the platform for game developers
Outstanding character illustrations in modern wed... →
For your inspiration, a nice collection of outstanding character illustrations in modern web design.
Starcraft II info explosion! →
From WWI session: See what team Blizzard had to say about the newfound power of the Zerg Queen, the upgraded Protoss Mothership and the reason behind de-emphasizing heroic classes.
I’m at West Lake Sammamish, WA, USA (WA, USA) - http://bkite.com/00LYK
grand central, capitol hill, bellevue bbq, evening summer. good times.
Required Reading in Social Media - Regular Geek →
You know when the night is almost over when they start playing old school 80s feel good with lyrics: closing time
Going for the summer haircut. Short. Yeehaw! http://snipurl.com/2q6q3
Apple to Offer iTunes Remote Control App for... →
Apple released a pre-release version of iTunes 7.7 for developers tonight. In the Read Me of the iTunes installer is a hint at a previously unannounced iPhone/iPod Touch application:Use iTunes 7.7 to…
Seattle IxDA Event had a great turn out! awesome presentations! and free beer! thank you all for your help and participation! more to update
BREAKING: Amazon Invests In Twitter →
Twitter just announced yet another sum of funding, this including money from Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezo’s fund Bezos Expeditions. The company says the money will be spent on building up its…
The End of Theory: The Scientific Method is... →
“All models are wrong, but some are useful.”
Scientists are trained to recognize that correlation is not causation, that no...– The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete
To demonstrate their product's ability to remove... →
To demonstrate their product’s ability to remove tough stains, the makers of Breeze Excel washing detergent sent product samples wrapped in tshirts through the regular mail, with instructions to…
Moo Moves Into Business Cards →
We’ve mentioned unique printing company Moo before. Now they’ve gone into business cards. Richard Moross’ 4 year old company is known for their fun, mini sized calling cards. Starting next…
Social Networking Will Become Business As Usual →
From my latest contribution to Advertising Age: “None of this is inherently bad — this isn’t a gripe or a cry for help. It’s simply an observation that not unlike e-mail, many of the…
Announcing the "Internet for Everyone" campaign →
Google joined a national initiative of public interest, civic and industry groups to help launch the Internet for Everyone campaign, whose goal is to make ubiquitous and open broadband access for…
Nokia buys Symbian! →
Nokia today announced it has launched a cash offer to acquire all of the shares of Symbian Limited that Nokia does not already own, at a price of EUR 3.647 per share. The net cash outlay from Nokia…
Reminder: Seattle IxDA Event June 26th @ 7PM in Artefact. We got a Surface table demo unit! http://tinyurl.com/6ls4xp RSVP through @ or PM
Reminder: Seattle IxDA Event June 26th @ 7PM in Artefact. We got a Surface table demo unit! http://tinyurl.com/6ls4xp
Improving qualitative metrics: adding purpose to... →
Rate this 1-5. What does that mean? We know 1 is most likely bad and 5 is most likely good, but what are we rating? Why? Flat scales don’t tell you much more than someone thought something. They…
Free Stuff: Keynote Objects →
Filed under: Software, Odds and ends, Freeware, iWork, Graphic Design iPresentee, a small company providing themes and objects for Apple’s iLife and iWeb software suites, is…
Customer Trends that Can't Be Ignored →
By John I. Todor, Ph.D., author of Get with it! The Hands-on Guide to Using Web 2.0 in Your Business. If you are wondering what’s happening in the world of your…
An idea every day →
Rachel Hinman’s going on a generative sprint for the next three months. “For the next 90 days, I’m going to think about, sketch, draw, and prototype ideas about mobile design and post them here….
gradual dissemination: the usefulness of touch →
going through some of my old photos, i noticed how SUICA system, initially rolled out as a public transportation card replacing paper tickets using nfc (near field communication) technology has…
Relationships Are Liquid →
Supernova2008 just wrapped up this past week. If you’re not familiar with this conference, you may learn more at conversation hub. Last year, Umair Haque (Bubble Generation), Liz Lawley (Rochester…
The State of the UX Community →
“Over the past three decades of computer/human interaction, we’ve seen digital technology evolve from a curiosity to a convenience to an integral part of our everyday lives. For UX professionals, the…
Micro-Interactions in The Real World →
Last week I had the opportunity to get outside of the office, go out into the real world and interact with peers and industry colleagues in New York city (and Brooklyn too!)….
Wow! 10 Awesome Interactive Websites →
Interactivity is the name of the game at the moment. Here are 10 websites that are a combination of the fun, the weird, the educational or the simply bewildering. Prepare to be awed!
Heading back home after conquering ape cave. Got some great photos too! Feeling good about this weekend. http://snipurl.com/2n5e8
ape cave here we come. Under prepared, and over joyed. Bring it!
Food: good. Beer: good. Company: good. Ratio: awesome.
Why iPhone and the like rock: you’re in a 14 person line to the bathroom
The Twitter Hall of Shame: 50 Historic Tweets →
Collection of angry, awkward and funny Twitter messages. Unfollow Me: Leo Laporte called for a boycott of Kevin Rose but later regretted it, as he was “drunk and out of control.”
CBS News Correspondent: "I'd blow my brains out" →
The latest in a series of recent high-profile media “mea culpas,” CBS News chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan told Jon Stewart she’d “blow her brains out” if forced to watch what passes for TV…
Tequila Could Transform Silicon Valley into Naked... →
I know, you thought tequila was only good for inducing impromptu wet t-shirt contests. And who would have expected more from the famous alcohol? But now, researchers from the University of Nueva…
Internet FOR things →
In his graduation thesis entitled “Social RFID, at the Utrecht School of the Arts, Patrick Plaggenborg interestingly explores what an “Internet FOR Things” mean, differentiated from the…
touch table diddy quite work out just yet. Still figuring out why we aren’t getting the IR to read correctly.
Video recording while twitteting. Arm is getting tired. Work touch table. Work!
The Adobe Exchange Now Has Lightroom →
I’ve been a long time fan of the Adobe Exchange. I mention that site as a huge resource in just about every one of my Photoshop classes. Especially since I’m an actions nut and they’ve got the…
Creating Emotional Impact Through Vision →
This unquantifiable realm of industrial design is the more challenging to work with, yet bears the greatest potential for creating meaning and emotional impact. As designers and design researchers,…