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Experientia office on Google Street View
From Putting People First

Experientia office on Google Street View


Dotmocracy: crowdsourcing, mashups, and social change [eBook]
From Putting People First

Dotmocracy: crowdsourcing, mashups, and social change [eBook]

Dotmocracy: Crowdsourcing, Mashups, and Social Change by Lisa Campbell Free download As San Francisco braces itself to be the first major American city to not have...

Scratching the Surface
From Putting People First

Scratching the Surface

Jack Schofield of The Guardian has published a nice short story about the user experience of interacting with the Microsoft surface: “Microsoft was using a shallow...

Seeing Tomorrow
From Putting People First

Seeing Tomorrow

Adaptive Path organised a panel on service design yesterday. Panellists were Shelley Evenson (CMU), Robert Glushko (UC Berkeley), and Christi Zuber (Kaiser Permanente)...

Sensing context in mobile design
From Putting People First

Sensing context in mobile design

Gabriel White, interaction design director at Punchcut in San Francisco, affirmed context as king in the design of mobile and location-aware computing at Australia’s...

Tish Shute interviews Mike Kuniavsky on things as services
From Putting People First

Tish Shute interviews Mike Kuniavsky on things as services

Tish Shute’s UgoTrade website is quickly becoming one of the prime sites in the field. In the last months she interviewed Andy Stanford-Clark (IBM Master Inventor)...

The future of shopping
From Putting People First

The future of shopping

The monthly business magazine Cond

The Economist on the end of the
From Putting People First

The Economist on the end of the

The Economist argues that the demise of a popular but unsustainable business model now seems inevitable: The idea that you can give things away online, and hope...

Phone designers to improve reality
From Putting People First

Phone designers to improve reality

Rik Myslewski of The Register reports on augmented reality on mobile devices: Future phones will recognize buildings and people by sight and replace reality with...

Good design at Metropolis
From Putting People First

Good design at Metropolis

The March issue of Metropolis is focused on products with the theme of Good Design. Several articles are fitting quite well with the topic of this blog: What...

Google
From Putting People First

Google

In a Q&A, user experience director Irene Au explains to Business Week how Google can manage design and consistency in its traditionally bottoms-up culture “As Google...

Social networking
From Putting People First

Social networking

Two-thirds of the world

Mobile phones: the silver bullet to bridge the digital divide?
From Putting People First

Mobile phones: the silver bullet to bridge the digital divide?

In a long post Roxanna Samii reports on her blog on the role of the mobile phone in developing countries, and more in particular on the Gash Barka region in Eritrea...

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

Julian Bleecker of Nokia calls it a “short essay”, but “Design Fiction: A Short Essay on Design, Science, Fact and Fiction” is really a 97 page book. “Extending...

Multi-touch looks set to kill the mouse
From Putting People First

Multi-touch looks set to kill the mouse

Darren Waters, technology editor at the BBC, reports from Austin, Texas on the future of touch: “The success of the iPhone has given rise to a new grammar of touch...

Innovation trickles in a new direction
From Putting People First

Innovation trickles in a new direction

Business Week reports on how some companies like General Electric, Nokia, and others are reversing the traditional process where products are created in rich nations...

Discussing the principles for a digital social enterprise
From Putting People First

Discussing the principles for a digital social enterprise

Over the last few months, Franco Papeschi and Tory Dunn of the Vodafone User Experience team have been doing work on a set of principles and guidelines to support...

Collaborative Services: social innovation and design for sustainability
From Putting People First

Collaborative Services: social innovation and design for sustainability

“What is a sustainable lifestyle? What will our daily lives become if we agree to change some of our routines? How do we reduce our environmental impact without...

The location of anything is becoming everything
From Putting People First

The location of anything is becoming everything

We live in the Global Location Age.

Service design at Kraft
From Putting People First

Service design at Kraft

Reena Jana of Business Week reports from SXSW on the activities of Moshe Tamssot, Kraft
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