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Leveraging Collective Intelligence in Product Design

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I was reading Getting New Ideas from Customers. On Emphatic Design: While empathic design suggests companies watch their customers use products within the customer’s environment, for most marketing organizations this is not always practical. Which lead me to this article on  Emphatic Design. I like the way the article opens with this great insight. What […]

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Links: Interaction Design Patterns

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Interaction Design Patterns for web development is probably one of the most useful resources for application developers. We already see many of these patterns in applications today. I am really thankful to Martijn van Welie, for taking the effort to list these patterns and document them in such a high quality blog list. This is […]

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Links: Programming and Programmers

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Programmers don’t like coding, they like problem solving From an outsider’s vantage, I can see why they’d think we like coding. We solve problems by coding, and we’re all happy and enthused while typing away or talking code. But they’re confusing the action and the intention. It’s not pulling the trigger that makes me happy, […]

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Links: RDF, Semantic Web Tools

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RDF 123 – A mechanism to transform spreadsheets to RDF graphs: RDF123 is an application and web service for converting data in simple spreadsheets to an RDF graph. Users control how the spreadsheet’s data is converted to RDF by constructing a graphical RDF123 template that specifies how each row in the spreadsheet is converted as […]

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I Love Elephants

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I love elephants. I got a pleasant surprise when I found this great collection of Elephant pictures in Mark’s blog. Thanks Mark. For outstanding books (I recommend your Dive into Python to anyone interested in learning the language), an entertaining and informative blog and now all these fun collections. Thanks to all those people who […]