Browsing All Posts published on »December, 2010«

Off topic…

December 21, 2010


with respect to the content of this blog. Ken Robinson’s views on learning and education are really inspiring. 55 minutes from a brilliant, smart, funny and very human speaker. Enjoy!

OMG!!! they removed the Caps-lock button!

December 16, 2010


Anyone who’s got a bit of background in usability understands that one should not break design conventions… unless one has a very good reason to do so. Google lately introduced their CR-48 Chrome notebook, in pilot testing program, (you can apply for one here: Chrome OS + hardware as you would expect it from […]

Lazy thoughts on ICT adoption

December 14, 2010


ICT adoption is a major concern for any stakeholder involved in the ICT ecosystem. Whether you’re a developer, a provider, an integrator, or even a user, we all want to understand the factors that favor ICT adoption (understanding these factors helps us designing products that will be adopted). From an academic point of view, research […]

Will social media save TV networks?

December 7, 2010


TV networks are facing increased competition from online media. One of the challenges of TV networks is to offer personalized, on-demand and interactive content – features which are inherent to online media. Yesterday (Dec 6, 2010), the scene was set for an interesting new format in one of Finland’s largest audience-drawing TV show:  Finland’s Independence […]

Creating a user experience with social media – case: Nagubo

December 1, 2010


Here’s an interesting example on how to create a user experience with social media: meet Bertel Nagubo! Bertel Nagubo is an inhabitant of the Nauvo island (Nagu in Swedish) in the archipelago. As described on its Twitter account: “Bor i Nagu. Trivs i Nagu. Har rötter i Nagu. Sedan flera hundra år. Har kommit med på […]