Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Age of Undoing

Interesting article from New York Times The Age of Undoing Facebook, for instance, allows you to register approval for a posted message in a very concrete way, by clicking a thumbs-up like button. Toggling off the button results in unliking your previously liked item. Note that this is different from disliking something, since unliking simply [...]

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Collection: Design Patterns

This collection captures findings of consistent, unique or interesting interfaces and design flows from across the web.

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Working through Screens

Working through Screens: 100 Ideas for Envisioning Powerful, Engaging, and Productive User Experiences in Knowledge Work Working through Screens is a reference for product teams creating new or iteratively improved applications for thinking work. Written for use during early, formative conversations, it provides teams with a broad range of considerations for setting the overall direction [...]

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N building

The N. Building in Japan is one huge QR code that becomes a living website thanks to augmented reality on the iPhone.

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Services for making your content more spreadable

Here are two cool new ways to track who is consuming your content, and which pieces users find most interesting. First up: http://www.tynt.com/ Depending on the site, up to 6% of page loads results in a user copying content. While this may not sound like much, think of it this way: on a site that [...]

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Arduino and Processing for Android

So, I’ll probably never actually use this stuff now that I’m done with school, but just thought I’d share these links if anyone is interested: http://www.amarino-toolkit.net/ Cell phones are great for communication in a virtual manner, but lack expressiveness in personal surroundings. Many people try to give their phones a personal touch by customizing them. [...]

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Enter The Magical Mystery Chambers

Here is a fun diversion for a moment. Beats are alright, but I would really love to hear someone try out is the Beatles singing over a Wu-Tang beat, or something. You know, flip the convention of these types of releases. I’m not a musician, but I’m sure some talented person could make it work.

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Browser Testing Tools

Here’s a few links I’ve found to test yer sites on. This is really more for me to use so I can remember this stuff in a few months when I need it again, and have forgotten it by that time. https://browserlab.adobe.com/ An easier, faster solution for cross-browser testing http://browsershots.org/ Browsershots makes screenshots of your [...]

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Android Handset Distribution

Look at that exponential curve! Android is really taking off. The iPhone is of course still on top, but it will be interesting to see how Apple’s business strategy will adapt in the face of some real competition.

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