Monthly Archives: December 2011

A few links for Christmas, snow and the deep mid-winter.

The missing day and a rich one!  This PPt includes, towards the end, some guidance from Father Christmas including links to the NORAD plotting of the big delivery run.161211 A link to the clever guys at Caltech who spend their lives research … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Handouts, Miscellaneous, Random but interesting, Serendipity, Technology (& Science), Upon This Day

Upon this day… catch-up!

251111 – this year 021211 – this year 261110 – last year 031210 -MIC – last year  

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Miscellaneous, Serendipity, Upon This Day

Clever thermostat – a product of an ex-apple company designer

The NEST website description: http://www.nest.com/living-with-nest/index.html The New York Times also covered this helpful little device.  See: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/01/technology/personaltech/nest-learning-thermostat-sets-a-standard-david-pogue.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all  and a UK link: http://www.t3.com/news/nest-learning-thermostat-unveiled So designers can help save the planet .. but do YOU have the necessary imagination? Mic

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Miscellaneous, Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard