‘I can’t work this!’ – iPhone’s cameo in Sex In The City Movie

Yes, I’ve seen the Sex In the City Movie, I’ll admit it. Either the rest of the UX community hasn’t seen it yet or we’re all just ignoring the fabulous user experience moment that Carrie has with the iPhone. For those who haven’t seen it, she is handed the iPhone (not hers) at a time when she urgently needs to make a phone call. She…

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links for 25 May 2008 – Why Twitter is the canary in the news coalmine

Jeff Jarvis: Why Twitter is the canary in the news coalmine | Media | The Guardian Developers at the BBC and Reuters have picked up on the potential for this. They are working on applications to monitor Twitter… Summize, and other social-media services… for news catchwords such as “earthquake” and “evacuation”… (tags: twitter socialsoftware ambientintimacy)

Tone of voice matters (show some respect)

I had to share with you this particularly appalling piece of email marketing that hit my inbox the other day. The back story is that somehow I had come across a £25 voucher to use at VirginWines – I went and had a look at the site to see if it was something I was interested in – after all, £25 worth of wine for…

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