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...

Senseless signage

Great examples of funny, absurd and weird signage from across the world. Archived for use in my 817 or 917 classes.

Gender & GPS

During our recent NY / New Jersey visit (during the kids spring break) I had the first opportunity to drive a car equipped with a GPS system. It was a case of l...

@ Purdue

Sending this note from Purdue University where I am visiting the School of Engineering Education. Had a great dinner last night with Karl Smith (whom I am catch...

Design & Creativity at Purdue

I will be at Purdue University, at the School of Engineering Education later this week, making a presentation titled: Unpacking Design and creativity: What I th...

That synching feeling

David Pogue has an article about SugarSync, an automated Internet backup and synchronization service that can keep track of (and backup) files across multiple m...