HCI @ Google

HCI @ Google
I found out about a talk by Josh Mittelman (HCI Engineer from Google) at Rutgers SCILS building, and talked a couple of coworkers from work into going. Josh covered some bits about Google’s approach to HCI and showed examples from some projects. Things to take away: Main Google UI metaphor is search results list, STRONG ...

Flock Test

I’m testing out the Flock Social browser.  Basically a souped up Firefox with build in blog editors, del.icio.us and Flickr integration.  So far seems snappy and fairly polished. technorati tags: net, browser

Writely Test

Testing of Writely Interested to see how this is going to go overall, whether you could really use a distributed, lightweight word processor for all your data. This is another test.

ICE – In Case of Emergency

via email: > The idea follows research carried out by Vodafone that shows more than > 75 per cent of people carry no details of who they would like > telephoned following a serious accident. > > Bob, 41, who has been a paramedic for 13 years, said: “I was reflecting on > some of ...

Arrested for using $2 bills

baltimoresun.com – A tale of customer service, justice and currency as funny as a $2 bill PUT YOURSELF in Mike Bolesta’s place. On the morning of Feb. 20, he buys a new radio-CD player for his 17-year-old son Christopher’s car. He pays the $114 installation charge with 57 crisp new $2 bills, which, when last ...