Hermeneutical design, now there's the thing!
Granted, the article is too long, the parallels too drawn out. Nonetheless, absolute kudos to Sjors for tackling the issue of the design conversations with the past head on. Dealing with big topics, as is his wont.
In often superficial world of Dribbblization . . .
If you don't trust the other voices against Smart Cities (say, Greenfield and Kim), then at least listen to Rem.
This transfer of authority has been achieved in a clever way by calling their city smart – and by calling it smart, our city is condemned to being stupid.
If you don't trust me on Spießer . . .
The first piece in Salon / CreativeTimeReports is too diffuse, tethering on the edge of rambling.
The second, based on his Sinclair-esque attempt to walk the perimeter of the . . .
Yes, understanding user experiences is crucial. Nonetheless, understanding code becomes even more important, precisely because:
-- Now we’re . . .
I never got into mechanical pencils. Never developed the requisite light touch.
If you have an object to give lesson on - they are after contributors.
Connected home in the city
We might disagree on what is and is not IoT. We will all agree that the "learning thermostat" Nest is it.
"Nest propaganda" as Bruce Sterling had it is predictably polished piece of cinematography.
What struck me . . .
I have not tried Facebook's Room yet, but following up on Ello's VC round and restructuring as public benefit corporation and the Tilde.Club, it feels like a genuine trend.
What's behind the trend? I don't actually doubt . . .
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