AboutRuth Stalker-Firth, PhD, is a web designer, HCI lecturer and UX consultant. She is fascinated by people, how they use technology and the effect of technology on human behaviour.
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A book is one-to one experience. A secret you share. And when you close the book it leaves an opening in you – Jeanette Winterson When I was a teenager in English Class at school, I remember hearing a short … Continue reading
One month ago I, who has had cancer, dropped my daughter, who has had kidney failure, off at school for her first day. And as I walked home, I was stunned. This day was in a future I didn’t believe … Continue reading
I am in the market for a new mobile phone. I love my current LG running android but it is a bit battered and after a little family member chewed the buttons it doesn’t work as well, and the camera … Continue reading
Today I updated WordPress. Wow! I have blogged in the past about how much I love WordPress, but where have I been? The WordPress community have been busy making everything smart and sexy. The new dashboard and themes make me … Continue reading
Steve Mann, inventor of wearable computing, came to the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in the 1990s when I was PhD student there. He had some difficulty getting on the metro as his head-mounted aerial added several inches to his … Continue reading