Web Theory: Is the Web OS a dream?
I don’t care if I use an Apple or a PC, I just want a working browser. Cnet explores what happens if the Web becomes an operating system. One thing is for sure, documents, profiles and accounts are being pushed in a distributed method around the web.
Media and Interactive: Caress Fairy Tales
Watch ‘soap’ style movies and make some interesting choices, you can also create the ‘perfect’ man in your quest for beauty. Interesting interaction of media and interaction.
Library of resources for the Web Designer
From colors, css, photoshop tips, there are a variety of resources centralized for those in user experience.
iProspect Social Networking User Behavior Study (April 2007)
There’s a tremendous report published yesterday from iProspect, it contains juicy bits of information (most of which I’ve read elsewhere or suspected) onto one page.
SEO: Site Maps by Ask
For those that manage the find ability of a website, this is an important tactic to consider, as you want your site easily indexed and found.
The internet as a utility and the Death of a Network Engineer
Like gas, power, and water, The internet is starting to be considered as a utility that can be turned on and off by demand. This impacts both network (pipe) raw computing (processor power) and even data (data storage). What impacts does this have on those that have a career in servicing these companies in the web industry.
28% of all Americans have HD TV
Hey User Experience folks, Want a Nintendo Wii at work? With so many consumers purchasing HDTVs this past holiday season, designers need to start experimenting with other-than-the-traditional broswer for interaction. The Wii itself is a ‘mouse’ and input output device, so be sure to start to planning for the family room as a place to get business information and ecommerce.
PodTech’s Robert Scoble on the cover of Podcasting and Blogger Magazine
Don’t laugh, the whole magazine is available online, be sure to see other articles by Shel Israel, and Chris Pirillo. It’s pretty fun reading a magazine and realizing you know many of the folks in there, cool.
Blogosphere Civility Badges
Just what we all need, more badges. This time, these are just plain silly.