Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Huffington Post mentioned StepRep in this article on identity theft and online reputation

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-siciliano/celebrity-social-media-id_b_219754.html

StepRep is an online reputation manager that does a better job than Google Alerts does of fetching your name on the web.

from Useit.com: Guesses vs. Data as Basis for Design Recommendations (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

even a little data goes a long way:

Guesses vs. Data as Basis for Design Recommendations (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox): "Data Beats Guesses"

Guesses vs. Data as Basis for Design Recommendations

Summary:
Even the tiniest amount of empirical facts (say, observing 2 users) vastly improves the probability of making correct UI design decisions.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

From the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco last month

another great set of animations from Micheal...

What have you done to make your house a home? « MyFrontSteps Blog

By Michael A. Charles

Brendan, Allan, and Jeff were down at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco last month, and they wandered around with Allan’s new videocamera asking people, “What have you done to make your house a home?” They brought me back the footage and said, “Here, make some promotional videos.” But, being a glutton for work, I thought instead I would make some promotional cartoons.