You may notice a new look and some new features . . . . Just testing some new stuff.
Entries from February 27th, 2006
February 27th, 2006 Comments Off on New look
February 25th, 2006 Comments Off on IP and fashion industry paradox
This is a fascinating paper on the fashion industry. It argues that the fashion industry’s seeming ‘tolerance’ of copies and derivatives actually assists in the growth of creativity within the industry. Why, when other major content industries have obtained increasingly powerful IP protections for their products, does fashion design remain mostly unprotected – and economically […]
February 22nd, 2006 Comments Off on Handheld Research at the Getty
Some interesting results from the Getty’s survey on handheld usage in their Rembrandt exhibition. Comment cards and focus groups showed that few users were interested in the zoom or enlarge feature, but they did think that the images on the device helped them enjoy the art. The comment cards showed that text, image-based navigation, and […]
February 20th, 2006 Comments Off on lDraw
Open standard and toolset for Lego drawings/plans. Ahh the memories.
February 17th, 2006 Comments Off on NESTA on digital natives and immigrants
An interesting short article refuting some of Prensky’s approach from NESTA (UK’s National Endownment For Science Technology and the Arts) The notions of digital native and digital immigrant may be useful slogans for provoking argument. There have been clear social and cultural shifts that need to be investigated because they are deep and profound. However, […]