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President of Icann about the net
From Putting People First

President of Icann about the net

Dr Paul Twomey, president of the internet admin body Icann, talks about the net’s potential for change. “The mobile global internet is growing quickly to connect...

Hi-tech aims to improve lifestyle
From Putting People First

Hi-tech aims to improve lifestyle

BBC technology correspondent Mark Ward reports on a research project that uses Facebook, mobile phones, and energy meters to nudge people into living healthier...

Procter CIO On Top 50 List
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter CIO On Top 50 List

Worked with a number of Procter CIOs. It is a near tradition that they make the Informationweek top 50 list. Filippo Passerini is the latest, having now been'...

You
From Putting People First

You

Steve Calde, a principal design consultant at Cooper, writes in Cooper Journal on the implications of designing for first time use. “A person is a first-time user...

Reflecting on everyware, the era of ubiquitous computing
From Putting People First

Reflecting on everyware, the era of ubiquitous computing

Joe Lamantia, experience architect and strategist at MediaCatalyst, has recently been writing a column for UXmatters. Entitled “Everyware - designing for the ubiquitous...

The lamp posts on Brick Lane
From Putting People First

The lamp posts on Brick Lane

Carl Honoré, author of In Praise of Slow and Under Pressure and a self-proclaimed proponent of the Slow Movement, is the writer of the latest contribution to Vodafone’s...

Branding Means Better Search?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Branding Means Better Search?

Intriguing article about Microsoft's new search engine, provisionally called 'Bing'. Have not seen it or tried it. Regardless if it is better, they believe that...

One Laptop per Child Vision
From The Eponymous Pickle

One Laptop per Child Vision

I see that the article below, from the CACM, is now available in full text. Good update. Followed this from within the enterprise since 2005, hoping we could participate...

Focusing design solutions on social problems
From Putting People First

Focusing design solutions on social problems

Alice Rawsthorn of The New York Times has published an article on social design and service innovation: “When Ritt Bjerregaard became lord mayor of the city of...

John Maeda designs technology
From Putting People First

John Maeda designs technology

On Fora.TV you can find a video of RISD president John Maeda’s talk at O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 expo, where he talks about people participation processes at RISD. Watch...

John Thackara on clean growth
From Putting People First

John Thackara on clean growth

Design Innovation Scotland has published a white paper by John Thackara, entitled Clean Growth: From Mindless Development to Design Mindfulness. It’s the first...

Talking mobile banking in Kenya
From Putting People First

Talking mobile banking in Kenya

Erik Hersman reports on his blog White African from the e Fletcher mBanking conference in Nairobi. Talking Mobile Banking in Kenya Notes from the panel “Perspectives...

Wired economics
From Putting People First

Wired economics

Nokia’s Ideas Project published a feature story on why technology may be making money superfluous. “We’re entering a time in which products are expected to give...

links for 2009-05-25
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-05-25

Ryanair: print your tickets at home or not, you pay Just in case you've not been paying attention: don't travel with RyanAir,Travel...

Stanford Metaverse Conference
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stanford Metaverse Conference

I have been away from the virtual worlds topic for a while now, but still think it has useful applications in the enterprise. See the upcoming meeting below:'Main...

John Holland on Complex Adaptive Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

John Holland on Complex Adaptive Systems

Talk at Case Western by John Holland on Complex Adaptive Systems / Agent Models from this past October. Good overview for the general modeling and simulation practitioner...

links for 2009-05-24
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-05-24

Malay court hearing 'Allah' case Unexpected trademark dispute. Is the noun "Allah" a trademark of Islam or a generic usable byreligion...

Permanence of the Record
From The Eponymous Pickle

Permanence of the Record

When I give talks on the Web I often include the caution that you should write knowing that what you say there is permanent and often easily findable. So thinkas...

Social Media Classroom
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Media Classroom

How can social media be used to teach and in general help people within organizations communicate their knowledge? I was part of a recent test at Georgia TechSocial...

News, Search Experience, and Value
From The Noisy Channel

News, Search Experience, and Value

I’ve been known to spar with Jeff Jarvis about Google’s role in the present and future of journalism, but I readily admit I’m something of an amateur. Thus I’m...
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