A new initiative lead by Mark Zuckerberg. On Wednesday, Facebook plans to announce an effort aimed at drastically cutting the cost of delivering basic Internet services on mobile phones, particularly in developing countries, where Facebook and other tech companies need to find new users. [via NYTimes] More in the NYTimes and on Internet.org.
A very impressive project demonstrating a new vision for interactive user interfaces.
To present “Electronic University“ system at Far Eastern Federal University during the APEC 2012 summit in Vladivostok Interactive Lab developed a unique solution — panoramic projection screen controlled from multi-touch holographic platform.
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Experiencing Hurricane Sandy first hand on the east coast is ceuyrtainly a profounwd experience. It raises fundamental questions about global warming, and the role it has to play in politics in the future to maintain a functional coastal society. But it is also a reminder how fundamentally communication changed. 1) Twitter is authentic and instant Twitter [...]
If you look back at web design the last 10 years, there was a clear line between technologies and interaction design. It was simple – a HTML site for everything that was serious, functional, and a Flash-based site for everything highly interactive, expressive, and marketing driven.
When a client asked for Flash site, they really didn’t ask for the technology, but a certain level of expressiveness. With HTML5, and vastly improved tools to author it, such as the Edge Tools & Services, the line is starting to vanish – HTML5 sites are capable to be highly expressive, and more and more consistant across popular browsers.
Yes, you’ve read this correctly, this actually seems to be happening with Variér Brain Design. Variér has some special economic chairs that support concentrated work. To create design patterns for the chairs, they decided to simply have children work on the chairs, measure their brainwaves, and visualize them. A pretty amazing concept, and apparently not harmful. Variér describes the chair as the following: [...]
Interestingly my Thoughts On Interactive Design in 2012 were relatively well received, and I realized only until I had a more in-depth follow-up discussion with a friend, that one part, which appeared to be a side thought, was actually a crucial component worth explaining further. The evolution during the last decade was clear though – while [...]
Before I start, it’s probably fair to set the proper context. I’m professionally not focused on design, nor do I have any professional recognitions that would qualify me. This is based on my history working in creative environments, following closely the industry, and… well.. being inspired by an agency blog post I read last night. Igor Clark, Creative Technical [...]