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Today I was listening to a keynote during #asist2014 SIG USE symposium, and the keynote speaker, J. David Johnson, mentioned that the average time people work cross-disciplinary is about 3 years. This has me thinking: since Information Architects cross studies between art, sociology, architecture, marketing, psychology, business, etc., how do they avoid burning out? Some […]

I’m becoming more and more fascinated with city transit systems. I love the maps. I love how they show how people use the city and its space. How the different architectural styles of the stations and their reflection of time periods and functions, and the routes reflect which populations are important, wealthy, or exceptionally mobile. […]

Danboard's Messy Home by Mullenkedheim on Flickr

Insight for the day: Technology will always change. People will always change, except for one thing: They are inherently messy. Each person has their own preferences, views, and world structures. You cannot design technology without first understanding the commonalities in the tangled mess of the people who will be using it. Photo:¬†Danboard’s Messy Home by […]