Ubiquity

by Rob 10/09/2008 04:38

An experiment into connecting the Web with language in an attempt to find new user interfaces that could make it possible for everyone to do common Web tasks more quickly and easily.

Give it a whirl, you'll love it!

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edopter

by Rob 24/07/2008 02:20

Interesting new site for you...

www.edopter.com

The site is pretty simple, which is no bad thing and it's a great concept, it's a place for people to share thoughts and ideas on what might become the next "big thing", everything from TV shows to design to fashion.

Posts range from really great insights to the plain bizarre!

Users are given 500 points and have to pay with those points to launch a trend.

edopter

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Is your keyboard slowing you down?

by Rob 22/12/2007 09:10

 

A little story about how the QWERTY keyboard came about.

The first keyboard was created by Christoper Scholes in 1873 to improve caligraphy. However, if a person typed too quickly the keys got stuck and the machine stopped working.  The answer... QWERTY, developed by Scholes to slow you down when you type!

So why do we all use it? Well, some years later Remington - who were sewing machine manufactures at the time - used the QWERTY keyboard for the first typewriters, so as to appeal to existing users of Scholes machine. More people were forced to learn that particular system, and more companies began manufacturing those keyboards until it became the only availabe model.

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