Subject: Gleanings: no president but lots of usability
dang, this is the closest presidential election I’ve ever seen. at 6 a.m. this morning, it was still a tie, waiting for Florida to chose the next president.
News.Com: Web sites run with early election results.
In a one-paragraph brief, Inside acknowledged that the latest presidential
election results remain wildly sketchy, but the online magazine nonetheless
posted the information based on reports given to it by several journalists who
saw the coveted data, which is collected by Voter News Service.
USABILITY AND DESIGN MATTERS
everybody’s talking about it:
“usability is dead”
and I assume everyone has already read this while I was away?
Flash: 99% Bad
here are the responses on CHI-WEB
and the posts where someone called for a “good use of flash anyone?”
Interactive Week: Microsoft Betting On The Tablet PC.
Tablet PC is the working title of a new concept from Microsoft — and a pet
project of chairman and chief technology officer Bill Gates — that, according
to sources, will be powered by processors from upstart chip maker Transmeta
NY Times: Publisher Sets Policy on E-Books.
Although the demand for books to be read on a screen remains largely
theoretical, agents for authors and publishers have already begun arguing over
how much of the proceeds from electronic book sales to bookstores and
middlemen should belong to writers.