One of the interesting problems we’ve encountered lately is projecting our device work onto larger screens to show to an audience. I know, bit of a first world problem, which is why I said “interesting.”
You might remember Storify from past stories such as the In the U.K.: Special events and Apps 14 with UKOUG and Our OpenWorld 2014 Journey.
Anyway, Kathy has a new story, The Internet of Things and the Oracle user experience, which just so (more...)
Maybe you remember Busytown, Richard Scarry’s famous town, from your childhood or from reading it to your kids.
Tony Ruth has created the Silicon Valley equivalent, BusinessTown, (h/t The Verge) populated by the archetypes we all know and sometimes love. What do the inhabitants of BusinessTown do? “What Value-Creating Winners Do All Day,” natch.
Who’s up for a SiliconValley marathon?Possibly Related Posts:
Look for details later this week.
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For a guy whose name means Christmas, seems it was a logical leap to use Alexa to control his Christmas tree lights too.
It’s helped me cut the cable, I gave it as a Christmas gift two years in a row (to different people), I have several in my home, and I carry one in my laptop bag to stream content on the road.
And if you’ve seen any of us on the road, you may have seen some cool stuff we’ve built for (more...)
Noel (@noelportugal) is one of a handful of early adopters to get his hands on the Amazon Echo, Amazon’s in-home personal assistant, and being the curious, hacker that he is, of course he used an unpublished API to bend Alexa, that’s the Echo’s personality, to his will.
It’s difficult to make a link post seem interesting. Anyway, I have some nuggets from the Applications User Experience desk plus bonus robot video because it’s Tuesday.
Back to Basics. Helping You Phrase that Alta UI versus UX Question
From Coffee Table to Cloud at a Glance: Free (more...)
As a team-building activity for our newly merged team of research, design and development, someone, who probably wishes to remain nameless, organized a glass mosaic and welding extravaganza at The Crucible in Oakland.
We split into two teams, one MIG welding, the other glass breaking, and here’s the result.
All-in-all an interesting and entertaining activity. Good times were had by all, and no one was cut (more...)