Admit It, The Stormtrooper Hoodie is a Little... →
By Mark Ecko, this Stormtrooper hoodie will ensure that, at a moment’s notice, you will be ready for an impromptu Star Wars convention or back alley role-playing fest. It may sound like overkill, but…
Great but waaaay too short article about how Heather Champ and the rest of the Flickr staff build, police, and shape community on the site. Director of Community Heather Champ doesn’t just guard…
Greatly Exaggerated →
Here’s what happens sometimes: you try your hand at blogging. You get kind of good at it and get on a roll for, oh, six or seven years. You start getting more enterprising with your blogging, maybe…
Transforming Buildings: Amazing Augmented Reality... →
Augmented reality is a much hyped future technology. The basic idea is that the computer world and the real world will start to blend seamlessly, creating new layers of information over and about…
The Future Of Web Apps In An Integrated World →
It is said that you are more likely to leave your wallet behind than your cellphone when leaving the house. Most people are within 15 feet of their phone at any time, even when they are sleeping.
Social media as customer service →
Some stats from a recent survey conducted about Americans who use social media sites and their interaction with business: 60% interact with companies using social media 93% say a company should…
Notes on the financial crisis →
Good Experience doesn’t often cover the financial markets, but this is an exceptional time. The current US financial crisis will likely affect everyone who reads this column - even outside the US -…
procrastination visualized →
Procrastination flow chart. Made me smile. (via coudal)
innovation is alive! http://tinyurl.com/459gk3
Bowler DSLR Bag: The Jesus Approved [DSLRs] →
Not the most practical DSLR bag, but Acme Made’s Bowler is definitely the awesomest, if only for the strong odor of The Big Lebowski. You won’t be able to cram a million lenses into its…
Socialtext 3.0: Is It Finally the Wiki's Time in... →
For years, Socialtext has helped pioneer the use of wikis, or group-editable Web pages a la Wikipedia, inside companies. Today, it’s launching Socialtext 3.0, a collection of three applications built…
[Screens Around Town] Anthropologie, Threadless,... →
Anthropologie Interesting “walkthrough” metaphor at Anthropologie. You navigate through a room where everything’s for sale. Threadless Threadless adds some personality to the…
final push! your support would be greatly appreciated: http://tinyurl.com/3uzv34
drinking crazy amounts of green tea lately. it might be my cure from coffee!
Colbert: The Internet Is Making Us Dumber →
Great interview with Nicholas Carr about the way the Internet is changing the way we think.
The Singapore Grand Prix [PICS] →
Formula One Racing held its 800th race on Sunday in Singapore,with the Singapore Grand Prix - also the first Formula One race held at night. Organizers built, then lined a 5 kilometer track with over…
Gorgeous Pic...a "Bee-Eater" Bird About To Eat a... →
OK, maybe a little grim but…it’s nature’s cycle; & these “bee eaters” live-gorge on bees. In this case, the bird snagged a dragonfly. The photo is amazing really — hi-res close-up, can be…
strategerizing the blogging front for artefact. exciting times ahead!
lol. glad i bought tons of memory. shooting at uncompressed RAW at 14-bits. grand total of 24mb per photo. ouch.
new FB2.0 for the iPhone. check it. http://tinyurl.com/6y65hf
Larry, street portrait - Pittsburgh PA →
How To Create WordPress Themes From Scratch →
I’m going to show you how to create a wordpress theme from scratch in these 3 parts of tutorial series. I will cover from Structuring, designing in Photoshop, slicing, coding into fully css based…
60 Inspiring Concert Posters From 10 Amazing... →
So many shining examples of this exist in the art community, and in this episode of Monday Inspiration we present 60 inspiring concert poster designs from 10 amazing artists.
feelin’ like spicy chicken teriyaki tonight. yum yum.
In deep thoughts about what I need to work on tonight. Finding it hard to Twitter
o snap! islayer’s organized pulls in my todos from Things! what a great surprise!
will officially be caught up with processing photos. what what?!
uploading photos. it’s been a while! i’m in love with the CZ Planar primes! they make your photos GLOW
Fitbit - Tracking Physical Behavior →
So here’s my take on the “next big thing” in the little world of user research for product design. Measurement of physical activity is typically tedious (e.g. time and motion…
Innovation Universities Are Hot--Rotman, Ziba,... →
I just got off the phone with Roger Martin, dean of the Rotman School of Management at the U of Toronto, who told me that corporations are flocking to his institution to learn integrative thinking…
Frances + James TTD - Times Square + Coney Island
new facebook: crashes my browser, makes my computer slow, and it won’t let me do anything! bah hum bug.
PICTURED: Amazing Shots of Formula 1's First-Ever... →
They are bizarre night-time scenes reminiscent of a lavish sci-fi movie set, but these astonishing pictures show the street circuit in Singapore which today hosts Formula 1’s first-ever night race….
Come drink with Artefact in #belltown. You know you had. Long week!
Rumor: Is 'The Brick' a wireless hybrid... →
Filed under: Rumors There’s a substantial amount of whispering about an anticipated “October Surprise” around the corner, but it’s not the usual sort — multiple sources have suggested…
Microsoft Research New England inaugural symposium →
On Sept. 22, 2008, Microsoft Research New England conducted an inaugural symposium in Cambridge, Mass., hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to open an…
Empowering through social networks →
One possible future project that I am considering is looking at the impact of social networks on helping people support causes/do something about a cause, with the end result being to improve this…
This just in: fast emerging trends in a wierd... →
Spam scams emerge on Facebook I got my first spam scam e-mail generated by Facebook today. These have always come via spam e-mail in the past, but this one came as a Facebook message,…
college and grad student research study on smart phones. gift card as thanks. 10/2-10/3 2-4pm #seattle. @ or DM me. thanks!
As usual. I am biting off more than I can chew. Glad the coffee place is still open.
The Manifesto of the New Designer →
I was already a pretty ambitious designer when I went to the Aspen Design Conference years ago. Mary Catherine Bateson, Margaret Mead’s daughter, spoke and I heard things that hadn’t occurred…
Flexible network usage for mobile phones →
Google has filed a patent that might eliminate the need for mobile phone users to choose a single network. Instead, a piece of software would poll all available networks and select the most…
Designing a Metaphor →
I saw this post on Jason Santa Maria’s site earlier this morning. I’m a little behind the times (it’s from July) but the subject matter it addresses is timeless. What happens when an original…
Why Understanding Business Models is Important to... →
Interaction design is hard enough to do when the business model is clear. When the designer knows exactly how making a better design will increase the value of the company, (thereby increasing the…
Visa and Google Team Up on Mobile Payments →
Mobile commerce was one of the most over-hyped trends during the dot com boom. And it still has yet to gain any significant traction in the U.S.—despite a surge in wireless innovation over the last…
The Comment Economy →
The Comment Economy is alive and well. The debate over why it’s important to comment on a Blog has been beaten to death. It’s clear that comments provide valuable and powerful feedback to the…
Magomed Dovjenko →
Among the ranks of highly talented self-taught artists comes Magomed Dovjenko . Definitely one to fear and respect in coming years, mark my words. Yeah, you better keep an eye on him….
Understanding Socio-Technical Phenomena in a... →
Earlier this week, I had the honor of giving a talk at the opening of the Microsoft Research New England Lab. I have uploaded a crib of that talk, entitled “Understanding Socio-Technical…
Simplify Your Life: Send Photos to Different Sites... →