Genevieve Bell at Intel

A lovely article about the human side of Human Computer interaction: Some years ago, for instance, Dr. Bell’s team interviewed parents in China who regarded home computers as distractions from their children’s school work. Intel developed a prototype “China Home Learning PC,” eventually manufactured by an Intel customer, with a …

Lego calendar

  This feels great, beautifully tangible, although I’d want to combine it with milestones myself. LEGO CALENDAR | Vitamins, Design and Invention …

systems diagrams

Tools to understand systems

This is very relevant: much of the way we communicate systems is still grounded in pencil and paper, but it really doesn’t …

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Maker Faire: making surveys fun

This is an edited version of a post which appeared on the Caper site about our Maker Faire activity. We approached Maker Faire with …

Comments below

When we complain about comments, I’ve noticed, we do so as if we’re dealing with some emanation of human nature or the …