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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...

3DSee: 3D Modeling on the Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

3DSee: 3D Modeling on the Web

Always looking for easier ways to take aspects of the real world and turn it into manipulable models online. Here reviewed in DownloadSquad. A means of building...

Faceted Search Book Is Shipping
From The Noisy Channel

Faceted Search Book Is Shipping


Catching Up On Last Week
From The Noisy Channel

Catching Up On Last Week


Carlos Guestrin Wins Presidential Early Career Award
From CSDiary

Carlos Guestrin Wins Presidential Early Career Award

Carlos Guestrin has just been given the highest honor bestowed by the US government for early-career scientists and engineers, the Presidential Early Career Award...

Augmenting Venice
From Putting People First

Augmenting Venice

The MIT Mobile Experience Laboratory has just published a recent project about location-based media, focusing on how the future of mobile contents are related to...

Book: Mobile Communication
From Putting People First

Book: Mobile Communication

Mobile Communication by Rich Ling and Jonathan Donner Polity, 2009 200 pages With staggering swiftness, the mobile phone has become a fixture of daily life in almost...

BP Energy Consumption Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

BP Energy Consumption Data

This turns out to be useful for an ongoing project, impressive: ' ... Everything you always wanted to know about oil and gas prices, consumption, coal, hydro-electricity...

Privacy requires security, not abstinence
From Putting People First

Privacy requires security, not abstinence

In a long essay on Technology Review, Simson Garfinkel reflects on what protecting an inalienable right might mean in the age of Facebook. “Privacy matters. Data...

The rating game
From Putting People First

The rating game

The spread of Internet rankings and reviews is freeing consumers to focus on the decisions that matter, writes Kevin Maney in the current issue of The Atlantic...

Introduction to service design
From Putting People First

Introduction to service design

Culminatum Ltd – Helsinki Region Centre of Expertise has published a great online tool, entitled Introduction to service design. “The purpose of this digital communications...
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