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Seams: Private and Public in Digital Lives

Last Tuesday night I was fortunate enough to hear Genevieve Bell, anthropologist, future-thinker, and director of Intel Corporation’s Interaction and Experience Research, speak. It was a really compelling talk with lots of big thoughts. There was a small one I wanted to pick up on, though: in a discussion about seamless technology integration, Bell told … Continue reading

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Showing You the World: Data Visualization

Data visualization isn’t something most people get all het up about. This is a pity, though, because we live in a world that is swimming in a sea of data.  More than at any time in the past, massive amounts of information are being collected, sorted, collated and used.  Where is it getting used?  Governments, … Continue reading