Monthly Archives: June 2013

Cube stats – 2

Why back on the 16th January 2011 I posted on the “cube stat concept. Today I have come across Planet Labs a San Francisco business intending to launch 28 before the end of the year. The intention is building a … Continue reading

Posted in Design News, Random but interesting, Technology (& Science)

6 design movements, animated, by the OU

A (very) short jokey introduction to 6 design movements from the Open Univesity – enticing in itself but also with links to much more from the Openlearn platform. http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/design-and-innovation/design/design-nutshell?gclid=CIKT0JSphrgCFVMetAod2EcAXA Style? A minimalist 1950’s Mr Magoo? Enjoy! Mic PS – Nuts … Continue reading

Posted in Design News, Random but interesting, Smilers, Things seen and/or heard, Uncategorized

The original olympic cauldron?

The URL http://issuu.com/atopia/docs/london_2012_sketchbook_copyright/7?e=0 will take you to a sketchbook produced by Atopia when pitching to the London Olympic games organisation. Their motto is “anticipate the future” but they didn’t foresee that the games would open with a visually and conceptually … Continue reading

Posted in Design News, Ethics and related, Problematic

More glass (original meaning).

You may have noticed much in the press recently about “Prism” a spook lead programme for interrogating our electronic communications and then (?) sharing with other, like minded, States. But did you notice the Jerry Anderson/“Thunderbird” style logo? Horrid, I … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and related, Random but interesting, Things seen and/or heard, Uncategorized

Google Glass(es) – a user/experimenters view

Over recent months there has been much discussion/comment in the media about Google Glass(es) but this is the first set of informed comments based on experiences that I have seen.  I would welcome details of any other authoritative reviews/description of experiences.  … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Ethics and related, Random but interesting, Serendipity, Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard