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Business Communication Design Media & Publishing Review Software & Hardware Technology Usability

Sony Reader: The future of electronic books?

With the recent release of the Sony Reader, are we any closer to an electronic pager-turner, or is this just another gadget destined for a post-Christmas car-boot sale near you? Right now, there’s little doubt that the technology is in place for a small, portable device with a long battery life that can fit in […]

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Communication Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology Usability

All fingers and thumbs

“Jay Leno did a text off between two text messengers and two Morse coders (Here’s a video in Microsoft Windows Media format). The Morse coders handily beat the young whippersnappers with time to spare .. It might be a fun phone app to make a Morse code messenger, if you kept your headset in and […]

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Business Design Usability

Really bad design versus very good programming

Originally posted on Always-On As a designer and a programmer, I get to see things from a pretty unique position. And as a business owner, my view is sometimes a lofty one, coloured by the varying issues that I need to keep in mind when engaging in a project. Within each project, there is a […]