Amber Case is a founder of Geoloqi and a cyborg anthropologist. Some of the themes that interest her are "ambient intimacy", "the automatic production of space" (you can put stuff in your computer, but it doesn't get heavier), "the digital dark age", "persistent paleontology", "information jetlag", her dislike for skeuomorphs and "cellphones as providing temporarily … Continue reading Ambient Location and the Future of the Interface
I really like the Internet Movie Database (IMDB). It is the largest freely available database of movie related data. I use it mainly for two things: Whenever I see an actor or actress in a movie and cannot remember in which movie I have seen that person before. IMDB list all the actors/actresses in the … Continue reading Where is IMDB’s API?
Over the next couple of weeks I will write a series of blog posts about corporate social networking. I will be looking at some open source tools that can facilitate the creation of these kind of networks in a corporate setting and I will try and make a business case for why you want to … Continue reading Corporate Social Networking Part 1: Elgg
My favourite gadget of all time is the Psion 5MX. EPOC, its operating system, was sheer genius. It had a great interface and was a joy to use. EPOC became Symbian S80 and when the lack of Internet functionality of the Psion became too bothersome I decided to switch to a Nokia 9500, then to … Continue reading A SnapAsk Widget for Symbian S60