links for 06 June 2007

Apple – Support – Switch 101 – Lose Control, Gain Command ‘You’re probably used to doing certain tasks on your Windows computer in particular ways. This page shows you how to accomplish the same tasks on a Mac.’ This is exactly what I need right now :) Thanks (tags: mac apple reference) Ahtisaari: Blogging over Las Vegas The challenge: How do we design to be…

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links for 05 June 2007

Anne 2.1 » Knowledge Economy (Drucker) vs. Web Economy (Zelenka) The knowledge worker (the executive in Drucker’s quote) goes after individual productivity; the web worker after group-based, collaborative, wisdom-of-crowds productivity. (tags: attention socialnetworks productivity) ChiefTech: No surprises in reality check on participation in social software this great little ladder graphic to explain the distribution of participation by dividing the world into creators, critics, collectors, joiners,…

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Reboot 9.0 – Ambient Intimacy

I spent some time last week at the fabulous Reboot conference and was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to share some ideas around concept of Ambient Intimacy, which I continue to find fascinating. It was great to have the opportunity to develop and share my thoughts. I’ve shared my slides on SlideShare although I’m not sure how much sense they make on their own……

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Dialog Boxes: Making simple things simple…

How much thought do you give to writing the text on dialog boxes when you’re designing? It’s fairly common for these to be written by the developers as they’re being coded, from what I’ve seen. They certainly deserve a whole lot more attention than they generally receive. Here’s a prime example. Notice the text that has been bolded. It’s asking me a question ‘do you…

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