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  • Oct 16, 2020 @ 17:25

    Woo! @adobe MAX t-shirt by @bongangart and mask arrived. Come see MAX: the Creativity Conference, a free, virtual event with 56 hours of amazing programming, Oct 20-22.

  • The Fifth Flavor

    While the standard flavors of salty, sweet, sour, and bitter are obvious to us and easy to experience, the fifth flavor— umami—is ineffable. It’s the salience of parmesan cheese, anchovies, dried tomatoes,…

  • Our Sixth Sense: Wearable Fluid Interfaces

    This week at the TED conference, Pattie Maes from MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces group showcased the latest work of her students, “a wearable computing system that turns any surface into an…

  • New Interface Paradigms

    It still strikes me as fascinating that the iPhone and the OLPC (or XO) laptop were both released in the last year, and yet they’re such radically different “computing” and communication devices…

  • Book Checkout

    Old school book checkout at Adaptive Path.

  • Social Visualization, Looking Inside Out

    Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been thinking about different aspects of data visualization (see an earlier post). Patterns in the Ecosystem Since my first job on the web as a…

  • Why I Use Social Software

    Recent posts have been expressing why people don’t like using social software, or believe it’s just a passing fad. Since I disagree, I’ve made a short list of why I do use…

  • Design 2.0: Minimalism, Transparency, and You

    Today happens to be the four month anniversary of eHub Interviews, a series of email questions and answers with the creators and companies behind many of the new web 2.0 services and…

  • Ajax the Web

    In his essay, Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications, Jesse James Garrett articulates a new use of several existing technologies – XHTML, CSS, DOM, XML, and Javascript, which, when used together…

  • Revamped Macromedia site irks customers

    A redesign of software maker Macromedia’s main Web site is attracting criticism from customers because it doesn’t work with some browsers, including Apple Computer’s much-hyped Safari. Full story at CNET

  • Why Good Content Must Suck

    This would have been an interesting two hours… Why Good Content Must Suck: Designing for the Scent of Information Jared Spool from User Interface Engineering If you have thousands of pages of…