The Technology We Deserve
Smart gadgets often abuse their trust or overreach their capabilities. A personal list of favorite fitness devices yields some principles for good product design.
Let's Make the World We Want To Live In
At Interaction 17, we took a hard look at the role and responsibility of designers for helping to craft a good society.
For Your Consideration: Tapworthy iPad Apps at SXSW
Got a second? I need your vote to share my ideas about iPad app design at SXSW. If you’re curious about mobile and tablet app design, you’re gonna dig this talk.
Vote Early and Often: My SXSW Talks
Got a second? I’m pitching talks for SXSW Interactive about delightful iPhone apps and playful fitness technology—and I need your vote.
The Future in Your Pocket, and Why I'm Writing Another Book
My new book, Best iPhone Apps, comes straight out of my childhood yearning for this very device.
Understanding the Piano
User communities own and define technologies as much or more than the inventors. A piano from 1817 is the perfect example.
Vu Magazine: Photos, Robots and Cutting-Edge Design
I expected nostalgic photos, but instead got insight into how technology works to spark design innovation.
Why Simple Is Complicated
Don Norman despairs that simple doesn’t sell, and the blogosphere reacts. What makes simplicity so difficult?