Another giant leap for mankind?

Today marks the first flight of a privately-built craft into space… and the dawn of an entirely new kind of space race. “This is a warm-up for the Ansari X Prize, but it’s a historic moment for all Americans,” he said. “[I’ve...

And more on Doctorow.

I pre-ordered Cory’s Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom from Amazon. Round about the time I got it, Cory announced that the novel would be freely available for download in its entirety. [His publisher must love him.] When it comes to reading a novel, I still...

All the news that’s fit to blog…

Cory Doctorow wonders out loud whether Reuters’ decision to cut 3,000 jobs is in any way a result of the disintermediation effect of the blogosphere. I’m inspired to wonder a little further out… The evolution of the modern journalist [don’t...

Building Block

Back to the subject of the user experience… I’ve had the extreme fortune to, once again, find myself playing my favorite role – practicing a mix of usability and information architecture, and being something of a customer experience gadfly. When the...

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...

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