Sustainable web design, sustainable virtual design - Looking for commentary and collaborators

Hi, this is Pete Markiewicz, a web/interactive design instructor in Los Angeles.

I'm currently exploring the idea of ongoing conversion of physical design to virtual services. This is dematerialization - one of the features of sustainable design articulated by Nathan Shedroff in his great book "Design is the Problem: The Future of Design Must Be Sustainable".  

31 Aug 2010 - 12:01pm
6 years ago
8 replies

Are you a virtual worker?

Are you a virtual worker? Do you spend 80% or more of your time telecommuting or mobile working? If yes, please participate in a research study( Study of Job Stress on Job Satisfaction among Virtual Workers, conducted by Tam Lam, a doctoral learner at Capella University.

29 Feb 2008 - 8:57am
4 years ago
13 replies
Jonas Löwgren

Shared virtual whiteboard: Suggestions?

I am looking for a setup to share a virtual whiteboard in
geographically distributed design sessions.

- runs on Mac and Win, or (even better) platform-independent
- supports free-hand drawing
- imports bitmap files or screen shots to draw on
- more than one user can draw simultaneously

- runs without installing very complicated dedicated server software
- freeware, shareware or affordable payware

My intention is to use it together with audio/video conf such as
Skype for a small project team (2-4 people) to run focused creative
sessions across geographic lo

22 Sep 2007 - 2:35pm
9 years ago
4 replies

The Third Place: We're designing it now.

Reading Joel on Software's Building Communities with Software
"The social scientist Ray Oldenburg talks about how humans need a
third place, besides work and home, to meet with friends, have a beer,
discuss the events of the day, and enjoy some human interaction.

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