Pattern Driven Usability (opportunities and challenges)

There’s been quite a bit of talk, on and off, around developing a library of patterns that interface designers could use that would mean that technology would become a whole lot more consistent and usable. So I was interested to discover that XPDesign, the methodology that PTG Global have been talking up for a while now, is essentially a part of this whole discussion. PTG…

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links for 03 April 2006

HipCal – it’s about time Given that Google don’t seem to be launching their calendar any time soon, I’m still on the prowl for a good ‘online’ calendar. Here’s the next one I’m going to look at. (I’ll have to post a review of my adventures in online calendar space soon!) (tags: application calendar organiser web2.0) Everyware : The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing: Books:…

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Campaign for Real Beauty – 2.0 Advertising from Unilever?

On walking through Central Station the other morning, I couldn’t help be struck by the new campaign that Dove (owned by Unilever) have launched, called the ‘Campaign for Real Beauty’. It’s actually an international campaign, but the latest version has just hit Sydney with a high impact plastering of outdoor promotion at one of Sydney’s busiest train stations (and elsewhere, I’m sure). They describe this…

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