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New blog series on media practices in international contexts
From Putting People First

New blog series on media practices in international contexts

A new blog series, New Media Practices in International Contexts, looks at the intersection of youth, new media and learning in a range of countries outside of...

User experience deliverables
From Putting People First

User experience deliverables

Peter Morville (author of Ambient Findability) and Jeffery Callender (co-author of Search Patterns) are planning a new book (in process) about design for discovery...

Service design is simple. It
From Putting People First

Service design is simple. It

“Service design is simple. It’s all about three things,” says Idris Mootee, a business and innovation strategist, “creating compelling user benefits, optimising...

Call centres and user-centred design
From Putting People First

Call centres and user-centred design

Robert Schumacher, managing Director of User Centric, has published a long article in the Financial Post of Canada on the user-centred design challenge of call...

Two Experientia workshops at the upcoming LIFT conference
From Putting People First

Two Experientia workshops at the upcoming LIFT conference

Experientia, in collaboration with the Vodafone User Experience team, is running two workshops on 25 February at the upcoming LIFT conference to present the results...

Book: Designing Social Interfaces
From Putting People First

Book: Designing Social Interfaces

Designing Social Interfaces Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone O’Reilly Media and Yahoo! Press...

Dissolving service design
From Putting People First

Dissolving service design

Dan Saffer, who together with Interaction-Ivrea alumni Jennifer Bove, recently started the interaction design studio Kicker, is working on a revision of his book...

Matt Jones on Dopplr
From Putting People First

Matt Jones on Dopplr


The OLPC versus the mobile phone - a false dichotomy
From Putting People First

The OLPC versus the mobile phone - a false dichotomy

Katrin Verclas of Mobile Active reports on the ongoing debate over the value of cheap and open laptops for users in developing countries as opposed to mobile phones...

The unforeseen consequences of the social web
From Putting People First

The unforeseen consequences of the social web

Lidija Davis reflects on ReadWriteWeb on the consequences of what you do on social media and its traces that cannot be easily removed from the Web. The social Web...

What technology has taught us at dizzying speed
From Putting People First

What technology has taught us at dizzying speed

Alice Rawsthorn, the design critic of the International Herald Tribune, reflects on what skills have, because of technology, become less useful than they would...

Horizon Report 2009
From Putting People First

Horizon Report 2009

The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the New Media Consortium (NMC)

People-centric sensing in the city of the near future
From Putting People First

People-centric sensing in the city of the near future

Fabien Girardin, whose work I start to know (and appreciate) more and more, just uploaded the presentation of his research work in the domain of people-centric...

Kitchen Budapest visit
From Putting People First

Kitchen Budapest visit

I just posted an article on Core77 about my visit yesterday to Kitchen Budapest. Check it out. KiBu will be presenting three projects at the upcoming Lift09 conference...

Silvia Zimmermann from Switzerland is new UPA President
From Putting People First

Silvia Zimmermann from Switzerland is new UPA President

The German and Swiss websites of the Usability Professionals’ Association (UPA) report that Silvia Zimmermann from Switzerland is the new president of the UPA. Although...

Revolution, Facebook-style
From Putting People First

Revolution, Facebook-style

A long feature article in the New York Times Magazine explores whether social networking can turn disaffected young Egyptians into a force for democratic change...

The Publius Project
From Putting People First

The Publius Project

The Publius Project is an initiative of Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, with the cryptic byline: “a collection of essays and conversations...

?oyfriend
From Putting People First

?oyfriend

Worldchanging published an original piece of science fiction by author Madeline Ashby. The story imagines a series of futuristic technologies (including smart tags...

Mission 2.0: advice for arts & cultural organisations from the social web
From Putting People First

Mission 2.0: advice for arts & cultural organisations from the social web

Rohan Gunatillake of NESTA Connect highlights three principal drivers as being behind the new wave of online activity: the low barriers to participation, the thirst...

Design research methods for experience design
From Putting People First

Design research methods for experience design

In the current edition of UXmatters Michael Hawley (VP Experience Design at Mad*Pow Media Solutions LLC) reflects on the strengths and weaknesses of two existing...
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