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New gTLDs are Like Used Cars

There may be a couple exceptions which prove the rule, but new TLDs are generally an awful investment for everyone except the …

Ed Summers: CDA

This week we read three chapters drawn from from Rogers (2011) that center on the subject of Critical Discourse Analysis: Critical Approaches …

LITA: LITA Forum Assessment Report

Re-envisioning LITA Forum In 2016, the Library and Information Technology Association charged a Forum Assessment & Alternatives Task Force with assessing the …

Galen Charlton: On triviality

Just now I read a blog post by a programmer whose premise was that it would be “almost trivial” to do something …

LITA: Meet the Book Pirates

They’re not interested in stealing, nor are they based at sea. They’re not drinking lots of rum (that I know of), and …

David Rosenthal: Notes from FAST17

As usual, I attended Usenix’s File and Storage Technologies conference. Below the fold, my comments on the presentations I found interesting.Kimberly Keeton’s …

Link free or die

Why are we so afraid of links? Columnist Julie Joyce goes through several of our biggest fears and discusses how healthy they …

Why UX is pivotal to the future of SEO

As search engine algorithms become more sophisticated, many believe user signals will play a greater role in search rankings. Columnist David Freeman …

Maile Ohye has left Google

The latest Google employee departure is Maile Ohye, someone the SEO community has grown to love over the years. The post Maile …

Ed Summers: CA

Conversation Analysis (CA) is the study of interaction using a fine grained analysis of spoken conversations. The researcher moves between detailed examination …

LibUX: Are we officially post app?

Probably. Natasha Lomas (@riptari) reported only a few hours ago how Gartner predicts that “Facebook [is] on course to be the WeChat …

Manuel A. Pérez Quiñones

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore By Robin Sloan (2013). This novel tells the story of a bookstore with some curious business practices. The …

Crafting tools

How do tools shape our process of making and the objects made? How could new tools give way to new skills and …

Selfish-driving car

Contributor: Eli Blevis Curator/Editor: Eli Blevis Genre: Humor, new technologies versus old technologies, visual sociology A human driver fails to navigate a …

Trusting the design process

It’s often stated—usually in a casual way, to offset any anxiety by non-design stakeholders in the midst of a lengthy project engagement—“Let’s …

Calendar

March IUI 2017 – 21st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (Limassol, Cyprus) Conference Dates: March 13–16, 2017 http://iui.acm.org/2017/ LAK 2017 – …

Centre for design informatics

How do you describe your lab to visitors? The Centre for Design Informatics provides a platform in which design and data science …

Demo hour

We are constantly surrounded by networks, information, and data. Whether they consist of electromagnetic frequencies or physical wired connections, networks are everywhere, …