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Dan Ariely on a new type of economy
From Putting People First

Dan Ariely on a new type of economy

IdeasProject, an excellent Nokia site, interviewed behavioural economist, MIT Media Lab contributor and best-selling author Dan Ariely. He said that web technologies...

Why computers can
From Putting People First

Why computers can

MIT researchers argue that computers need to become as easy to use as those yellow sticky notes. Office workers are like electricity: When they want to get something...

UX Week 2008 videos
From Putting People First

UX Week 2008 videos

Over the last months, Adaptive Path has been uploading videos of their latest UX Week that took place in August 2008. Donald Norman conversing with Adaptive Path...

Service thinking
From Putting People First

Service thinking

The UK service design consultancy live|work has published an excellent manifesto on service thinking: “We have identified three key service imperatives that must...

David Orban on the spime innovations and its dilemmas
From Putting People First

David Orban on the spime innovations and its dilemmas

David Orban, founder & chief evangelist of WideTag, Inc. (OpenSpime) and advisor to the newly announced Singularity University, recently spoke at TechnoArk in Switzerland...

RCA Design Interactions
From Putting People First

RCA Design Interactions

Matt Jones writes about a short project he worked on last November with the students on the Design Interactions course at the RCA in collaboration with Vodafone’s...

IDEO
From Putting People First

IDEO

On April 1, IDEO founder David Kelley will be awarded the Edison Achievement Award by the Thomas Edison Papers at Rutgers University for his

What the heck is user experience design??!!
From Putting People First

What the heck is user experience design??!!

Audio interview with Jesse James Garrett, president and co-founder of Adaptive Path. Some describe it as making things easy and enjoyable to use. Others describe...

Book: The Reconstruction of Space and Time: Mobile Communication Practices
From Putting People First

Book: The Reconstruction of Space and Time: Mobile Communication Practices

The Reconstruction of Space and Time: Mobile Communication Practices By Rich Ling, Scott Campbell (editors) Published by Transaction Publishers, 2008 ISBN 141280809X...

Book: Mobile Technologies - From Telecommunications to Media
From Putting People First

Book: Mobile Technologies - From Telecommunications to Media

Mobile Technologies - From Telecommunications to Media Editors: Gerard Goggin; Larissa Hjorth ISBN: 978-0-415-98986-2 (hardback) 978-0-203-88431-7 (electronic) Series...

New report: Mobile phones as media platforms in the global south
From Putting People First

New report: Mobile phones as media platforms in the global south

African peasants paint their mobile phone number over their front doors. Indian slum dwellers buy SIM cards to use on friends

35 Picnic conference videos
From Putting People First

35 Picnic conference videos

On Vimeo you can find no less than 35 videos of the Picnic conference. They are great. My personal favourites (quite a few): Jim Stolze: The virtual happiness project...

Dopplr designer Matt Jones on bionic noticing
From Putting People First

Dopplr designer Matt Jones on bionic noticing

Reporting on PSFK’s Good Ideas Salon yesterday in London, Guardian writer Jemima Kiss highlights the presentation by Dopplr designer Matt Jones: He sees mobile...

W3C workshop on the future of social networking
From Putting People First

W3C workshop on the future of social networking

A few weeks ago, W3C, the body in charge of global web standards directed by Tim Berners-Lee, organised a Workshop on the Future of Social Networking in Barcelona...

An experience designer at a technology company
From Putting People First

An experience designer at a technology company

Clive Grinyer wrote a highly honest, yet optimistic post about his experience of working in a hardcore technology company (Cisco) as a user experience designer....

From Putting People First

Laurent Haug, an entrepreneur based in Geneva, Switzerland and founder of the LIFT conference, launches a new concept: publicy. “What happens with social networks...

Mike Kuniavsky detangling the meanings around the design of services
From Putting People First

Mike Kuniavsky detangling the meanings around the design of services

Mike Kuniavsky (ThingM) is currently writing a ubicomp user experience design book. He just posted a few tidbits on service design: “There are two fundamental ways...

Pachube: connecting environments, patching the planet
From Putting People First

Pachube: connecting environments, patching the planet

Pachube is a web service that enables you to connect, tag and share real time sensor data from objects, devices, buildings and environments around the world. The...

Interactions Jan/Feb
From Putting People First

Interactions Jan/Feb

The entire contents of the January-February 2009 edition of Interactions Magazine are now available online. Enjoy. (via InfoDesign)

The next digital experience
From Putting People First

The next digital experience

The Davos session on the “Next Digital Experience” involving Hamid Akhavan (Deutsche Telekom), Eric K. Clemons (The Wharton School), Chad Hurley (YouTube), Craig...
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