The Future of Design is Immaterial

The first time I watched CSI: Miami I was hooked. No, not on the show — on the uber-cool screen in the lab the characters were manipulating with their hands to pull up information. I wanted one. If that was the future of design, it was pretty awesome. Today, of...

Mobile is the New Tech Ecosystem

About 20 percent of my Web site traffic comes from mobile. The number — and that it isn’t higher — isn’t really surprising. Mobile may be the new tech ecosystem, but much of my traffic comes from business people, most of whom still spend a lot...

Are Lists the Future of Search?

My mouse was driving me crazy. I changed the battery, cleaned the bottom, and even tested multiple mouse pads — and it was still sluggish with periods of just not working at all. So I wised up, went online, and purchased a new mouse from Amazon. Amazon makes it...

Finding Fresh Voices 2

I wrote a post a couple of years ago about finding fresh voices. It was all about how you need new perspectives to be creative. I’m taking a Coursera class right now on Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms. It’s a fascinating look...