Andrew Littlefield has a vision for a place where teens can hang out with their friends without leaving home. No, it’s not called MySpace — it’s Doppelganger — experiencing it’s first incarnation as the PCD Music Lounge; a virtual nightclub. Part MySpace, part Secondlife, the PCD Music Lounge is a 3D environment with cell-shaded avatars […]
Archives for May 2006
From Rhymes with Orange, May 10, 2006 (and thanks to danah for sharing this gem).
Recorded BigBlueBall podcast #4 last night, but didn’t finish editing in time to post. So, tonight I’ll be editing and posting online over at BigBlueBall. I will say that we’ve got a great podcast for you — well worth the wait — and I had a lot of fun working with Jake, Elisa and Tom […]
I ran across Steve Krug’s book on web usability back at the beginning of March, as I was preparing presentation material for our corporate summit on knowledge management. The book is appropriately titled Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability. Originally published nearly five years ago, just about the time the […]
Picked up a copy of the Red Hot Chili Pepper’s new double-CD, Stadium Arcadium, at Best Buy today for $11.99. I’m a little more than half-way through disc one (Jupiter), and it’s good to hear some fresh tunes from the band. I head a DJ on 91x say that some people have complained that Stadium […]
I serendipitously ran across Liveplasma today while reading a news story on CNET|News.com. The news story had a “big picture” section with a network diagram showing the relationships between stories, topics and companies. Clicking on any node refocused the diagram to reveal additional relationships. The concept was interesting, although the content appeared to be woefully […]
What do you do after a week full of 20 hour days, jet lagged, after way too much public speaking, with a east-coast/west-coast flight ahead of you? Some might suggest a stiff drink and a long (albeit uncomfortable in coach) nap. I chose to dip into my slow-moving Netflix queue and pulled out a winner: […]