the execs at the telcos (perhaps the same people whose secretaries print their emails â€” who knows) have this great idea to make money off the internet: meter everything. their argument is that google is getting a “free ride” on their network. well, no, they aren’t. they are paying for bandwidth at their end, and […]
Sally Carson, a designer I met at SXSW, put together a thoughtful examination of what happens when people are intimidated by technology: I think that instilling confidence into our audience â€” whether on the web or on an electronic device â€” is an important component of good interface design. Something about Philâ€™s phone intimidates him, […]
A lot of the smart, interesting people I’ve met lately have come frm Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU and the School of Information at UC Berkeley. What other interesting information- and design-focused grad schools are out there? Update: Symbolic Systems at Stanford.