We're psyched to be working with Core77 on a design competition that
is about taking our Reading Ahead project (user research findings
about the reading experience and associated opportunities - http://www.portigal.com/series/reading-ahead ) into developing
concepts for possible future products, services, and more. I think
it's really important for our fields to have artifacts, examples,
Note: I posted this to my blog (which is rarely read ;-), but thought
it might make a good starting point of discussion for the group. Many
of the posters here seem to be searching for references, short cuts
to expertise and experience, and general good insight. - Mark Schraad
A quick guide to readings
I have spent a great deal of time reading in the last few years. Much
of it wasted. It occurs to me that there are some patterns observed
that may be worth sharing.
Would anybody be interested in starting a reading group in the bay area on Social Networking theory? I've been reading a lot about it lately and would like to get some discussions going to better understand it....Lately I've reading Six Degrees by Duncan J. Watts.
I was thinking about starting something in either Berkeley or SF.
I'm trying to update my skills in graphical design and design of GUI. Last
time I focused on the excellent "Designing Visual Interfaces" by
Mullet&Sano. Anyone got suggestions for other good books on GUI-design and
communication oriented graphical design? What books are essential and why?
I'll appreciate all answers.