Jim Yurchenco & other things this week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before IDEO was better known for corporate workshops and collaborative sessions; it did really good product design. This great interview / video by IDEO of veteran mechanical engineer and industrial designer Jim Yurchenco. Yurchenco is a throwback to when IDEO designed things. Yurchenco worked on the design of the original Apple mouse, in the video… Continue reading Jim Yurchenco & other things this week

Nearables

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before we think about nearables; lets go back a few years. Back in the day shops and businesses where digitised using RFID tags that covered everything from lose prevention in shops and libraries (shop lifting to you and I) to providing payment systems like the Octopus and Oystercard. RFID tags are passive devices with a… Continue reading Nearables

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Reading Time: 3 minutes Anti-Piracy Lawyer Wants Domain Registrars to Silence Critics – interesting approach to the takedown to use domain registrars as a reputation management tool. Governments occasionally take this approach when dealing with websites based overseas, but its rare for a non-state organisation to try and manipulate domain registrars like this. It will be interesting if boutique… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到