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Ambivalent web design

Lately, it seems that I have come full-circle and am designing websites for small organisations which is, in part, how I began thinking about HCI, nearly 20 years ago. So, with all that experience, I am astonished to find that … Continue reading

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Web design and the science of communication

A collaborative medium, a place where we all meet and read and write. – Tim Berners-Lee Today, we have the technology to design websites that do justice to Berners-Lee’s vision without getting bogged down in code and pixels. Web design … Continue reading

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Emerging Technologies: What’s the story?

Deepak Chopra defines social media as the extension of our brains. He believes that we are all creating and contributing to the collective unconsciousness, or global brain, every time we Tweet, Facebook, and share online. It is an exciting thought … Continue reading

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Emerging technologies: New ways for shared experiences

Recently, Rebecca Solnit in The Guardian described the year 1995, as that old, slow world you could describe the way George Eliot described life before the railroad. Solnit goes on to describe her stately 1995 routine: She read the newspaper … Continue reading

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Emerging Technologies: OWN the technology

Back in 2008, Oprah Winfrey hosted a series of webinars with Eckart Tolle to discuss his book A New Earth. There were 10 online sessions. Each recording was streamed live on the Internet and viewers could skype in with their … Continue reading

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