Pogue on design

David Pogue has couple of great examples in his latest posting about bad design in the world of software. Check out: It’s the Software, Not You. Potentially use...

Killing with a thought

I had recently posted a note (It’s only a game…) building on some thoughts in an article by William Saletan. In this article Saletan describes how w...

Not so Cuil

I was just trying out Cuil the new search engine and came up with some strange results.

sci-Phone

In a previous posting I raised the question about when does a piece of technology become an educational technology? One of the coolest pieces of technology toda...

Only one recipe…

I have been catching up on my reading of Slate and came across this gem of an article by Judith Shulevitz titled, The care and feeding of fiction. Shulevitz has...

It’s only a game…

… but what if real people die? Excellent article by William Saletan on Slate about a new breed of war-toys that blur the line between video games and real...

Design related videos

Just a link to online videos related to design. Check it out by clicking here Relevant to CEP817 and CEP917 (and maybe even CEP818)

Distributed creativity

Re-Public: re•imagining democracy, an online journal focusing on innovative developments in contemporary political theory and practice, has a special issue devo...

Slipping into uncanny valley

MindHacks has a great post related to some of my previous postings about anthropomorphizing interactive artifacts (see here and here) – just that this tim...