Monthly archive for February2011

What Kicker Was Doing the Week Ending 2011-02-27

Pentagon wants fighting robots to talk to each other http://is.gd/hJDq9h #skynet # A Keyboard and Mouse? That's So 1970s http://is.gd/DngQzQ BW Q&A with @jamesmpatten # A!arm iPhone app silenced by a shout http://is.gd/qcuRHv # Wiibot! http://is.gd/o7Rhi2 # Kicker Off-Site in Sonoma today! Hey, @muledesign, watch…

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The Power of Two (Fingers)

I really like the idea of using a second finger as an amplifier of an action in multitouch systems.

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The Behavior of Magazines

Recently, I read an article by Khoi Vinh, entitled iPad Magazines Go to ’11, expounding on the failure of digital magazines. He suggested the problem is in the glossy presentation layer of the content. Let’s not be duped into this, again. People love “glossy”. It’s…

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What Kicker Was Doing the Week Ending 2011-02-20

It's ENIAC DAY!!! Kiss your computer!!! Happy birthday ENIAC http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ENIAC (via @moleitau) # "What are you doing, Dan?" "Oh, mapping a new UX diagram. You know, the fun shit I do in my spare time." # Choose a love song (or compose your own) and…

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What Kicker Was Doing the Week Ending 2011-02-13

Against (UI) Chrome: A Manifesto http://is.gd/VcpeUt # Wow. "Reality Touchscreen" is 10 meters long and can accept 100 touch inputs simultaneously http://is.gd/UlXrPK # Want to be 100% sure about your startup idea? Get at least 5 people to put down cold hard cash for it…

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Towards a Grammar of Interaction Design

Thinking about underlying structures of sentences and how they relate to interaction design.

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What Kicker Was Doing the Week Ending 2011-02-06

Check out our latest case study about our work on the future of magazines: Bonnier & Mag+2. http://bit.ly/g7VHF6 # OH: "Their ability to fuck up every order is astounding." "It's their super power." # Democratic technology and unintended consequences http://is.gd/lznGT9 # Clean your world like…

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New blog post: Eyes on the Road! Or why my car should NOT be a giant smartphone on wheels: http://t.co/O4Z8OJ3N6S4 hours ago