Putting the X in X-Mas

Filled with the Christmas spirit, I arrive at Hallmark.com. My mission: find the ideal card to send to my coworkers and other business folk who’ve made my work a delightful experience this year. My objective: a card that 1) conveys a warm and joyful, yet not...

The Web is not Walden Pond

The Web is not Walden Pond… and attempts to make it so through increasingly stark simplicity are well-intentioned, but badly aimed. Simplicity often belies the truth. The truth if the web is that it is the most mind-boggling array of unstructured information...

A children’s riddle…

Q: What has four eyes but can’t see? A: The Mississippi river. There’s another four-eyed monster that’s puzzled by that whole “vision” thing… the collective of Information Designers, Interaction Designers, Interface Designers and...

Bad Analog

In Chapter 31 of Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy the author recounts the tragic story of a freak wormhole, an accidental insult, and the consequences of gross miscalculation of scale — in which the joint battle fleet of the...

Coffee Maker Usability

Mark Hurst of Creative Good has found his voice again. Among his first new blog entries is a shot at coffee makers… “I’m not much of a coffee drinker, but one morning last week I was interested to see a friend of mine struggling with a new coffee...

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