Design Communism

Some innovations transcend short term competitive advantage Since capitalism and design are, for the most part, governed by market forces, there’s symmetry between them. Capitalism tends to be most effective…

App Myopia

Moving beyond the desktop towards just-in-time interaction So often what passes for vision is usually nothing more than tiny extensions of what is already known and safe.  Of course, it’s…

The UX of Data

In my previous article, The Coming Zombie Apocalypse, I discussed how small, cheap, web-connected devices are overturning our old-school assumptions about devices and applications. It was a general introduction to the…

The Zombie Apocalypse of Smart Devices

Small, cheap devices will disrupt our old-school UX assumptions. Recently, Verizon and T-Mobile announced they would be shipping $50 Android phones quite soon. Technology pros know about Moore’s Law but often forget a…