Tagging people (April 5, 2006, 0) - Boundary studies are nice for figuring out where something doesn’t
work and why it doesn’t work. I’ve been thinking about where tagging
and folksonomies break down for my FIS paper. Some of the cases I’ve
been looking at involve web services where you tag people.
Tagalag is a no-frills system for tagging
people. It doesn’t really offer anything in the
Tagging places, and the power of stories (May 17, 2006, 0) - When I looked at tag-based applications that didn’t work, I thought geotagging sites like Platial missed the tagging boat. What was the use of tagging Toronto as Canada, for example? But then Chris Messina showed me how he uses Wayfaring, Flickr, and videoblogging to coordinate the search for a good space for coworking. He and
Making the most of paper notes (December 24, 2013, 6) - I’ve been drawing a lot more on paper lately, so I should update my Sketching Tools page. It is nice as a way to quickly get my thoughts down without the tiring brightness of the computer screen or the distractions of the Internet. Here’s what I’ve been learning about the differences between drawing on paper and drawing
Exploring colours (January 9, 2014, 0) - Because it’s good to experiment and play.
I think I’ll focus on black text with colour for emphasis when I’m drawing on paper, with some light yellow or light blue highlighting added on the computer if the sketch needs it, and maybe some shading too. I don’t like highlighting on paper, as the colour is uneven
Geek… (July 10, 2007, 0) - Darn. It looks like Statistics is one of those subjects that creeps up
on you and clamps onto your brain when you least expect it. I’m
reading a research paper right now and I can’t help but be impressed
by its analysis. Now, if only I could do experiments like this…
(Oooh. Measurement analysis. *Shiver.* Confirming within-team response