Wish you were here! Why Tweets are like postcards

You know the feeling, it’s raining outside and you’re at work facing the gray wall with the gray windows behind you. You check Twitter and there is your mate’s latest; ‘We’re having a great time on the beach’ and there’s the photo of said beach with plenty of blue sky. Looks lovely doesn’t it? If Read more about Wish you were here! Why Tweets are like postcards[…]

BOOK: The User Interface: Concepts and Design

  Everybody has problems using technology, from heating controls through to video recorders. Move to computers and the problems are even worse; even the simplest computer programs seem to behave in strange ways. This book considers usability of technology and examines the factors that play a role in the design of such systems. Its goal Read more about BOOK: The User Interface: Concepts and Design[…]

BOOK: Design for New Media

  New media is like a giant jigsaw puzzle; a combination of different skills and media.  We know all about the pieces, but the biggest problem is putting them all together to get the ‘big picture’ of new media design. Design for New Media gives a unified approach to looking at the area, covering both Read more about BOOK: Design for New Media[…]