Monthly Archives: August 2009

Links: 8-30-2009

The Medium – Facebook Exodus – NYTimes.com Quote: Is Facebook doomed to someday become an online ghost town, run by zombie users who never update their pages and packs of marketers picking at the corpses of social circles they once … Continue reading

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Links: 8-28-2009

Looks Good Works Well: Renting an Idiomatic Experience Fun read about idiomatic interfaces (… and instinctive and intuitive interfaces as a sidelight). (categories: interface design usability ui ux idiomatic ) The Temptation of the Mobile Web – Acts of Volition … Continue reading

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Links: 8-26-2009

Stop Using the Word ‘We’ – Ted Dziuba Quote: The best part about working at a startup is that I’m free to suggest that yes, you fucked this up. Yes, it’s your fault, and yes, you need to fix it. … Continue reading

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Links: 8-25-2009

Best Buy in 3D Best Buy continues to push the envelope. Useless but cool. (categories: shopping ecommerce cool augmented-reality bestbuy ) YouTube – Social Media Revolution *Awesome* video about social media and how it affects your brand. (categories: socialmedia video … Continue reading

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Links: 8-15-2009

Designing for Social Traction (slide deck) – Bokardo *Awesome* slide deck. (categories: design usability social ux socialsoftware )

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Links: 8-14-2009

CONTEST – What’s Your One Idea to Use Social Media to Improve Gov’t Operations. – GovLoop – Social Network for Government 2.0 Transparency, wikis, blogs, microblogging, lots of ideas here. Note the multiple pages of comments. (categories: government government2.0 socialsoftware … Continue reading

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Links: 8-13-2009

Managing UI Complexity | Brandon Walkin Great illustrative examples. (categories: ui design usability interface ux gui complexity interaction ) Secrets of the Amazon best-seller list – U.S. business- msnbc.com "I’m not sure the exact number," Kessler says of the weightings, … Continue reading

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Links: 8-11-2009

abi | blog » Introducing Silent Diving Seagulls: An XMPP Interface for Desktop Notifications Get immediate notifications via XMPP in your browser. (categories: xmpp notification firefox desktop messaging )

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Links: 8-9-2009

40 to 7: How We Sped Up Confluence’s Build by a Factor of 5 – Atlassian Developer Blog Seems like something we’d benefit from. (categories: testing development atlassian optimization ) Nick Bradbury: If You Want to Write Useful Software, You … Continue reading

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Links: 8-7-2009

inessential.com: Anatomy of a feature Similar to Steve Yegge’s "shit’s easy syndrome" blog post. (categories: programming design software architecture shits-easy-syndrome ) iPhone Application UI Design Patterns — Flyosity: Mac & iPhone Interface Design Concise discussion on the various ways you … Continue reading

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